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  • Farms must begin reporting air releases of hazardous substances from animal wastes

    Farms must begin reporting air releases of hazardous substances from animal wastes

    Beginning November 15, 2017, many livestock, poultry and equine farms must comply with reporting requirements under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) section 103. The law requires entities to report ...

  • Upcoming webinar will focus on legal issues with pesticides

    Upcoming webinar will focus on legal issues with pesticides

    Pesticide use and subsequent damage to neighboring crops is an ongoing problem for producers across the country this year. For example, farmers in Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois have sued biotech companies specifically over dicamba damage. (The ...

  • Webinar will address advantages and limitations of LLCs in agriculture

    Webinar will address advantages and limitations of LLCs in agriculture

    On Wednesday, August 16, at 12 noon (ET), the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium presents a free webinar, “Using LLCs in Agriculture: Beyond Liability Protection.” Since every state statutorily authorized the Limited Liability ...

  • Maryland confronts overuse of antibiotics on farms

    Maryland confronts overuse of antibiotics on farms

    A new law in Maryland will prohibit the routine use of antibiotics on animals that are not sick, a procedure health experts believe helps spread drug resistant bacteria. The Keep Antibiotics Effective Act will also require the ...

  • Webinar will address contracting in agriculture

    Webinar will address contracting in agriculture

    A significant portion of livestock, poultry and other crops are raised under production contracts. However, these contracts and their impact on the future of a farm can be difficult to understand. On Wednesday, May 31, Neil Hamilton, Emeritus ...

  • EPA approves uses of weed killer Dicamba

    EPA approves uses of weed killer Dicamba

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted a conditional registration for new uses of the herbicide dicamba, a Monsanto “agrochemical,” on genetically engineered (GE) cotton and GE soybean. In a Final Registration ...

  • Upcoming webinar on biotechnology discovery CRISPR

    Upcoming webinar on biotechnology discovery CRISPR

    Next Wednesday, September 21, the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium will present CRISPR: A Biotechnology Breakthrough and an Inventorship Quandary, as part of its monthly webinar series. The one-hour program starts at 12 noon ET and sign-in ...

  • The Ag & Food Law Update: September 12, 2016

    The Ag & Food Law Update: September 12, 2016

    JUDICIAL: Includes labeling, AWA, AMAA, and dog law issues. Zapata Fonseca v. Goya Foods Inc., No. 16-CV-02559-LHK, 2016 WL 4698942 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 8, 2016) plaintiff filed class action after defendant sold four products labeled as ...

  • Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

    Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

    The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics covered include: DOJ sues to prevent Deere’s acquisition of Precision Planting, California ...

  • Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law Weekly Review

    Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law Weekly Review

    The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Shale Gas Weekly Review is now available. Topics covered include: DEP report for 2015, EIA projections for 2017, DEP fines CNX and CONE ...