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Agricultural Law Podcast

Sep 27, 2022

USDA has announced a total of $3.5 Billion for the new Climate Smart Commodities program; $2 Billion in new funds for Domestic Food Purchasing programs; and $300 Million for the Organic Transition Initiative. We break down what's contained in each program and the significance of these investments.

 

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Sep 22, 2022

Bayer wins a fifth consecutive state court roundup products liability trial, the legal challenge to the EPA's 2020 5-year dicamba registration approval may finally move ahead, and the criminal trial of Blue Bell ice cream’s former CEO ends in a mistrial.

Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer,...


Sep 1, 2022

The federal government enacts the second part of the Biden Administration’s Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA, with nearly $38 Billion of new money for agricultural programs and rural development; pork processing giant Smithfield Foods settles pork class action claims; and one of the nation’s largest dairy...


Aug 11, 2022

The DOJ files a complaint and proposed consent decrees in yet more poultry antitrust litigation; a settlement in a private class action case against Koch Poultry; and the USDA announces an expansion of its State MPI Program to Oregon.

Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer,...


Aug 1, 2022

Pennsylvania releases all HPAI control zones and is essentially HPAI free, pending the start of bird migration southward in the fall; a class-action alleges a conspiracy to suppress poultry plant worker income; and two very important water quality developments in Pennsylvania that, of course, involve Chesapeake...