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Agricultural Law Podcast

The Agricultural Law Podcast presented by the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law.

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224. USDA's Huge Climate, Domestic Food Purchasing, and Organic Farming Investments
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.   Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: @AgShaleLaw Like us on Facebook: Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 
17:46 09/27/2022
223. Bayer's Roundup Victories; Stay of Dicamba Litigation Challenged; and Mistrial Declared in Blue Bell CEOs Trial
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, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: @AgShaleLaw Like us on Facebook: Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 
19:26 09/22/2022
222. Ag Funding in Inflation Reduction Act; Smithfield Settles Antitrust Case; and Dairy Farmers of America Class Action Filed
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 cooperatives, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), is again facing an antitrust suit from its own members over member milk payment levels.    Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: @AgShaleLaw Like us on Facebook: Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 
18:33 09/01/2022
221. DOJ Files Consent Decrees in Poultry Wage Case; Koch Settles Class Action; and USDA Expands MPI
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, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: @AgShaleLaw Like us on Facebook: Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 
18:17 08/11/2022
220. PA Releases HPAI Control Zones; PA Submits Watershed Implementation Plan; and Poultry Industry Wage Suppression Lawsuit Proceeds to Trial
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 Bay discharges.   Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: @AgShaleLaw Like us on Facebook: Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.   
18:30 08/01/2022
219. PA General Assembly Passes Increased Ag and Chesapeake Bay Budget, Federal Court Holds FIFRA Does Not Preempt State Glyphosate Claims
The Pennsylvania Legislature passes a budget package which features efforts to address the Chesapeake Bay; Bayer loses on an appeal regarding its Roundup liabilities; and the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board commits to reconsider its direction for the last 30-plus years by setting 3 days of hearings on potentially making material alterations to its Over-Order Premium.   Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: @AgShaleLaw Like us on Facebook: Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Agricultural Research Service, U.S U.S. Department of Agriculture.
18:33 07/27/2022
218. EPA Releases Latest Bay Progress Modeling & Bader Farms Remanded on Punitive Damages Only
EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program Model shows a decline in the nutrient and sediment pollution entering the Bay, Bader Farms v. Monsanto Company and BASF is remanded to recalculate punitive damages, the EPA publishes a consent decree regarding pesticide-treated seed, and Sysco Corp files a beef price fixing lawsuit against major meat processors.  Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: @AgShaleLaw Like us on Facebook: Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 
22:12 07/22/2022
217: Raw Butter, Gaseous Ammonia Emissions, and PA’s Biodiesel Mandate
A federal court affirms the denial of Mark McAfee's request for rulemaking on interstate raw butter sales; Maryland’s highest court will decide if NPDES discharge permits must control gaseous ammonia emissions; Pennsylvania suspends its 2% on-road biodiesel mandate; and, the Pennsylvania milk marketing board was petitioned to consider alternatives to the current Over-Order Premium. Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/ Follow us on Twitter: @AgShaleLaw Like us on Facebook: Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
18:41 07/15/2022
216. SCOTUS Declines to Hear Bayer RoundUp Verdict Appeal
On June 21, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a Petition For Certiorari filed by Bayer, the purchaser of Monsanto’s glyphosate-containing RoundUp herbicide product line and the successor to its product liabilities for those products. The Court entered a one-word Order simply stating “Denied.” We examine Hardeman v. Monsanto and the case's potential impact on future Roundup litigation.
22:03 07/06/2022
215. SCOTUS update: Sackett v. EPA
This week, on June 14, 2022, the US Supreme Court scheduled oral argument in a case out of Idaho called Sackett v. EPA for October 3, 2022. EPA prevented the Sacketts from completing construction of a residential home at an intended site on the property, claiming the Sacketts' property qualified as “navigable waters,” and fall within the legal definition of “Waters of the United States” as defined and regulated by EPA in the federal Clean Water Act.
12:55 06/28/2022
214. SCOTUS Update: National Pork Producers Council v. Ross
National Pork Producers Council v. Ross will decide if California’s Proposition 12 animal confinement regulations are constitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument for October 3, 2022.
15:37 06/23/2022
213. New HPAI cases nearly zero and Renewable Fuel Standards Volumes set
New commercial poultry premise detections have decreased nationally, the EPA released renewable fuel volume blending obligations for the refining industry, the USDA announced a $3 billion investment in a "Food Systems Transformation" framework, and right to repair lawsuits against John Deere have been consolidated in the Northern District of Illinois.   Hosted by Ethan Durand, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Ethan Durand   Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
22:44 06/15/2022
212. HPAI Confirmed Throughout the U.S. & USMCA Dispute Continues Over Canadian Dairy Tarif-Rate Quotas
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed at 13 Pa. and 178 national commercial poultry operations and the United States has twice rejected Canada’s dairy tariff-rate quota proposals. Also, EPA found “no confidence” in Pa.’s Chesapeake Bay Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan and the Supreme Court denied certiorari to Kansas’s appeal of the Tenth Circuit’s ruling that its “ag-gag” is unconstitutional.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson   Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
24:10 05/23/2022
211. USDA Confirms HPAI in Pa & PDA Sends Letter to EPA Over Conowingo Plan Funding
USDA confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza in commercial layer flocks in Pennsylvania and the White House announced EPA will issue an E15 national emergency waiver in June. Then, the Chesapeake Bay Principals’ Staff Committee and the Pa. Dept. of Environ. Protection sent letters responding to EPA’s evaluation of ‘no confidence’ for funding in the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan. Also, OMB is reviewing draft guidance on plant-based dairy alternative labeling and FDA opened the comment period for the scientific questions to guide the upcoming 2025 Dietary Guidelines. Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending April 15, 2022.  Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
23:36 05/03/2022
210. Federal Court Enjoins Iowa’s March 2019 Ag-Gag Law & Tenth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of ‘Product of the USA’ Meat Labeling Lawsuit
A federal district court enjoined Iowa’s March 2019 “ag-gag” law and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a “Product of the USA” meat labeling lawsuit. Also, a new Pennsylvania regulation exempts hayride owners from the engineer verification requirement for ride registration. Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending March 18, 2022.  Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
16:16 03/23/2022
209. Appropriations Act Provides $1 Million for Cattle Contract Library Pilot Program & FDA Approves Food Use for Genetically Altered Cattle
Organic Valley sent letters of intent to 80 northeast organic dairy producers and the 2022 Appropriations Act provided $1 million for a Cattle Contract Library pilot program. Then, FDA allowed the food use of genetically altered cattle and New York passed a law allowing hemp producers to apply for conditional marijuana cultivation licenses. Also, highly pathogenic avian influenza continues to spread throughout the United States.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending March 11, 2022.  Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
16:27 03/15/2022
208. Federal Court Denies Prop 12 Preliminary Injunction & EPA Denies All Objections to Chlorpyrifos Rule
Highly pathogenic avian influenza was found in domestic poultry in twelve states and a California federal court denied a preliminary injunction against Proposition 12. Then, EPA issued an order denying all objections to its final rule revoking all chlorpyrifos tolerances and Hanover Foods entered into a consent order with EPA over multiple wastewater treatment facility violations. Also, several organizations issued a letter to state leaders advocating for federal review of hemp in animal feed.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Weeks Ending February 25, 2022 and March 4, 2022.  Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
23:28 03/10/2022
207. Ag Groups File Suit to Stay Chlorpyrifos Rule & High Path Avian Influenza Confirmed in Commercial Flocks
Multiple ag groups filed suit to stay EPA’s chlorpyrifos prohibition rule and highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in commercial flocks in Indiana and Kentucky. Also, the state of Maryland, along with several environmental groups, filed suit against Valley Protein.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending February 11, 2022 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
14:31 02/28/2022
206. Pa. Mushroom Co-op Not Entitled to Antitrust Protection & USDA Opens Online Complaint Portal
A federal court found that a Pennsylvania mushroom cooperative was not entitled to antitrust protection and JBS will pay $52.5 million in a settlement agreement with the direct purchaser plaintiffs in a beef antitrust class action suit. Also, USDA and DOJ announced a new online portal for anticompetitive practice complaint submissions.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending February 4, 2022 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
18:19 02/16/2022
205. California State Court Delays Prop 12 Enforcement & EPA Says Agency Will Conduct Unannounced Inspections
A California state court delayed enforcement of Proposition 12’s whole pork square footage requirements on retailers and USDA published its Pesticide Data Program 2020 Annual Summary. Also, EPA announced that the agency will conduct unannounced inspections to protect public health in disadvantaged communities.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending January 28, 2022 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
14:29 02/09/2022
204. USDA Publishes Report on Retaliatory Tariff Economic Effects & Enlist/Enlist Duo Registrations Approved with Use Restrictions, Prohibitions
USDA published a report detailing the effects of retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agriculture exports and the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee published its December 2021 recommendations to EPA. Also, a federal court denied SueBee honey maker’s motion to dismiss a suit alleging that the company’s glyphosate-containing honey was deceptively labeled as ‘Pure’ and EPA approved Enlist and Enlist Duo registrations for an additional seven years with restrictions and prohibitions on its uses.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending January 21, 2022 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
17:40 01/28/2022
203. Supreme Court Stays OSHA Vaccination Rule & Environmental Groups Revive Dicamba Challenge Citing EPA Report
The U.S. Supreme Court imposed a stay on OSHA’s worker vaccination rule and denied review of the D.C. Circuit Court’s order prohibiting year-round sales of E15. Also, several environmental groups filed a motion to remove a stay on a case challenging EPA’s 2020 dicamba registrations after EPA’s publication of its 2021 dicamba report and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) was detected in captive and wild birds in Canada and the United States.    Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending January 14, 2022 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
16:08 01/20/2022
202. EPA Publishes 2021 Dicamba Report & States Act on Animal Welfare Laws
EPA published its 2021 dicamba report, a GAO report revealed errors in the USDA Market Facilitation Program, and a federal court dismissed Round-Up claims under Texas products liability laws. Then, Massachusetts delayed implementation of its animal welfare law while California issued Prop 12 guidance and the USDA and DOJ announced a joint antitrust initiative. Also, a USMCA dispute panel found Canada’s tariff-rate quota set-aside for dairy processors a violation of the agreement.      Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review Weeks Ending December 24 & 31, 2021 and Week Ending January 7, 2022 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
13:42 01/15/2022
201. White House Links Meat Processor Profits to Rising Food Prices & EPA Announces Renewable Fuel Volume Requirements
The White House issued a statement linking meat processors’ profits to rising food prices and EPA announced new Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements.  Also, a California jury found that Bayer’s Roundup did not cause cancer, the Department of Labor revised H-2A minimum wage calculations, and Kansas filed for Supreme Court review of its ‘ag-gag’ law. Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—week ending November 26, 2021, the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—week ending December 3, 2021, and the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—week ending December 10, 2021 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
19:13 01/07/2022
200. OSHA Vaccination Mandate Immediately Stayed by Federal Court & EPA and Army Published “Waters of the United States” Proposed Rule
OSHA issued a vaccination mandate which was immediately stayed by a federal court and the EPA and Army published a proposed rule defining “waters of the United States.”  Then, EPA levied the first federal fines for dicamba violations and plaintiffs in the broiler chicken antitrust case filed a motion opposing the defendants’ judgment sharing agreement.  Also, participants in the Glasgow Climate Change Summit signed the Food and Climate Declaration.    Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending November 5, 2021, Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending November 12, 2021, and Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending November 19, 2021 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
17:17 11/24/2021
Special Episode #15. Pa. Milk Marketing Board—Part 3: Bonds, Dean Bankruptcy, & Bulk Tank Calibration
Join Brook Duer, CASL staff attorney and former Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Chief Counsel, with host Audry Thompson in a discussion of the 2020-2021 fiscal year in review of the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board. The Center for Agricultural and Shale Law's Agricultural Law Issue Trackers document the chronological legislative, regulatory, and case law developments around important legal ag issues.    Stay up to date with research from the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law's topical ag issue resources!   Agricultural Law Issue Trackers:  Agricultural Antitrust Bioengineered Food Disclosure Cell-Cultured Food Regulations CERCLA/EPCRA Reporting COVID-19 Dicamba Genetically Modified Salmon Glyphosate H-2A Program Meat Labeling Law Pa. Milk Marketing Board Legal Developments Spotted Lanternfly Waters of the United States Agricultural Law Virtual Resource Rooms:  Bioengineered Disclosure Pa. Agricultural Area Security Law Pa. Right to Farm Act ACRE/Pa. Act 38 Pa. Clean and Green Act Hosted & Produced by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant   Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
10:27 11/15/2021
Special Episode #14. Pa. Milk Marketing Board—Part 2: Pricing, Payments, & Contracts
Join Brook Duer, CASL staff attorney and former Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Chief Counsel, with host Audry Thompson in a discussion of the 2020-2021 fiscal year in review of the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board. The Center for Agricultural and Shale Law's Agricultural Law Issue Trackers document the chronological legislative, regulatory, and case law developments around important legal ag issues.    Stay up to date with research from the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law's topical ag issue resources!   Agricultural Law Issue Trackers:  Agricultural Antitrust Bioengineered Food Disclosure Cell-Cultured Food Regulations CERCLA/EPCRA Reporting COVID-19 Dicamba Genetically Modified Salmon Glyphosate H-2A Program Meat Labeling Law Pa. Milk Marketing Board Legal Developments Spotted Lanternfly Waters of the United States Agricultural Law Virtual Resource Rooms:  Bioengineered Disclosure Pa. Agricultural Area Security Law Pa. Right to Farm Act ACRE/Pa. Act 38 Pa. Clean and Green Act Hosted & Produced by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant   Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
12:23 11/15/2021
Special Episode #13. Pa. Milk Marketing Board—Part 1: Who Is the Board & What Do They Do?
Join Brook Duer, CASL staff attorney and former Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Chief Counsel, with host Audry Thompson in a discussion of the 2020-2021 fiscal year in review of the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board. The Center for Agricultural and Shale Law's Agricultural Law Issue Trackers document the chronological legislative, regulatory, and case law developments around important legal ag issues.    Stay up to date with research from the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law's topical ag issue resources!   Agricultural Law Issue Trackers:  Agricultural Antitrust Bioengineered Food Disclosure Cell-Cultured Food Regulations CERCLA/EPCRA Reporting COVID-19 Dicamba Genetically Modified Salmon Glyphosate H-2A Program Meat Labeling Law Pa. Milk Marketing Board Legal Developments Spotted Lanternfly Waters of the United States Agricultural Law Virtual Resource Rooms:  Bioengineered Disclosure Pa. Agricultural Area Security Law Pa. Right to Farm Act ACRE/Pa. Act 38 Pa. Clean and Green Act Hosted & Produced by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant   Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
10:16 11/15/2021
199. Investors Adequately Alleged Securities Claims Against Bayer’s Monsanto Purchase & Industry Groups Appeal WOTUS Vacatur
A federal court found that investors adequately alleged securities claims against Bayer's Monsanto purchase and CBD retailer Friends NYC sued PayPal for suspending its account. Also, the Ninth Circuit upheld a lower court’s dismissal of bottled water mislabeling claims against Nestlé and industry groups appealed the Arizona district court’s August 2021 WOTUS vacatur.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending October 29, 2021 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
14:03 11/05/2021
198. Court Declines to Dismiss Suit to Compel USDA Animal Welfare Regulation & Producer Groups Challenge Chlorpyrifos Revocation
A federal court declined to dismiss a suit seeking to compel USDA to regulate animal handling in poultry processing plants and the Humane Society filed suit against Smithfield Foods claiming that the company’s use of gestation crates is misleading. Also, several producer groups filed an EPA petition challenging the agency’s chlorpyrifos tolerance revocation and the New York Public Employment Relations Board certified state’s first agricultural worker union.   Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—Week Ending October 22, 2021 Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law https://aglaw.psu.edu/  Follow us on Twitter @AgShaleLaw  Like us on Facebook Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Music is “Caazapá (Aire Popular Paraguayo)” by Edson Lopes is licensed under CC BY 3.0.
17:38 11/02/2021