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Agricultural Law Podcast

Dec 1, 2020

The Dean Foods bankruptcy estate sent letters demanding paybacks of preference payments made to dairy producers and the International Dairy Federation published updated dairy terminology guidance.  Also, the Forest Services published a final rule outlining compliance standards for the National Environmental Policy Act...


Nov 30, 2020

The Fourth Circuit affirmed nuisance liability for a Smithfield subsidiary swine production facility in North Carolina, after which Smithfield announced a settlement of the claims and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced an interim final rule defining the term “agricultural commodity” for the...


Nov 19, 2020

The European Commission passed a measure imposing tariffs on U.S. agricultural products and JBS agreed to a settlement in a pending consolidated class action pork price-fixing lawsuit.  Also, soybean and cotton groups are challenging EPA’s recently issued dicamba registrations.

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Nov 12, 2020

The Department of Labor published a final rule modifying the minimum wage calculation of H2A workers and a federal district court remanded an FDA decision on bioengineered salmon for additional analysis.  Also, EPA published a final rule on pesticide application exclusion zone requirements and requested a time extension...


Nov 4, 2020

EPA approved registrations for Bayers’ XtendiMax, BASF’s Engenia, and Syngenta’s Tavium and Pennsylvania announced the availability of NPDES general permits for the operation of CAFOs.  Also, Maryland and Delaware announced direct payments for poultry growers and the California Supreme Court denied Bayer’s...