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Highlights From The USDA Listening Session On Federal Hemp Regulations
On March 13, 2019, the USDA conducted a listening session to solicit comments from interested parties to aid in the drafting of rules that implement sections of the 2018 Farm Bill...
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12 Apr 2019
Traversing A Muddy Field: Key Reminders For Banks Considering Ag Lending
Ag banking and lending are tricky fields and require a more specialized approach than other borrowing populations.
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28 Sep 2018
The USDA's Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard: Where Are We Now?
More than halfway through the two-year period Congress gave the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop a disclosure standard and labeling procedures for bioengineered foods ...
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13 Nov 2017
Amendments To Chapter 12 Make It Easier For A Family Farmer To Reorganize
In a rare bipartisan moment, Congress overwhelmingly passed and the President signed into law on October 25 the Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification Act of 2017.
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10 Nov 2017
Building Seawall Erodes Homeowners' Rights To Challenge Conditions
The California Supreme Court recently held that you can't have your cake and eat it, too.
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25 Jul 2017
Ag And Drones – What Do You Need To Know?
If you were among the millions who watched the "Big Game," you likely saw Intel's brilliant display of synchronized drones during Lady GaGa's halftime show.
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22 Feb 2017
Farming Through The Eyes Of An AG Lawyer
On September 13 and 14, Thompson Coburn's Agriculture & Food group hosted a hands-on seminar for professionals in the food and agriculture industries.
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17 Oct 2016
Chapter 12 Family Farmer Cases In Missouri: A Look Inside The Numbers
Chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code, enacted in 1987, provides relief to family farmers facing financial distress. Chapter 12 is available exclusively for family farmers that want to reorganize their financial affairs.
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10 Oct 2016
No-GMOS Are A No-Go In Oregon And Hawaii
In May 2014, Josephine County, Oregon, voters enacted an ordinance banning cultivation or production of any genetically engineered crop within the county boundaries (with a few exceptions).
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25 May 2016
And On That Farm He Had A Drone: UAS Deployment In Precision Agriculture
Unmanned aircraft systems ("UAS," or more commonly, "drones") have become a valuable agricultural decision-making tool on the 21st Century farm.
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7 Sep 2015
FAA Grants Exemption For Large Crop-Spraying Unmanned Aircraft
On May 1, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd., a commercial exemption under Section 333 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 for flights...
United States
11 May 2015
Florida Drone Bill A Reminder To UAS Operators: Know All The Rules Before You Fly
A bill recently introduced in the Florida House of Representatives would enhance privacy-related restrictions on the operation of unmanned aircraft systems in the state.
United States
18 Feb 2015
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