Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at
12:00 am EDT
- Presented by Harrison Pittman
Industrial Hemp Production in the U.S.: Overview, Update, & Legal IssuesSponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law ConsortiumTopic: In recent years, interest in the production of industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity has increased at both the federal and state...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at
1:00 pm EDT
Environmental and ethical considerations are playing an increasing role in the food purchasing decisions of consumers and retailers. The scrutiny of producers’ animal welfare practices is intensifying and animal welfare standards, voluntary and mandatory, are proliferating....
Thursday, August 6, 2015 at
12:00 pm EDT
- Presented by Shannon Ferrell
2015 has seen interesting development in legal issues related to livestock production. In January 2015, a federal district judge ruled that manure (stored or applied to a field) could become a solid waste under federal environmental laws. At the same time, a consortium of...