2000 Archived AgLaw

January

  • EIGHTH CIRCUIT COURT RULES COOPERATIVE EQUITIES HELD BY INACTIVE MEMBERS ARE NOT “SECURITIES”
  • SAN JOAQUIN AGRICULTURAL LAW REVIEW BIBLIOGRAPHY

February

  • SEVENTH CIRCUIT UPHOLDS “SWAMPBUSTER’S” APPLICATION TO ISOLATED, INTRASTATE WETLANDS
  • FARMERS MISLED BY FSA APPEAL LETTER
  • GLOBAL TREATY ADOPTED ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS
  • GM PRODUCT LABELING CATERS FOOD FOR THOUGHT

March

  • NINTH CIRCUIT REJECTS “ABILITY TO PAY”AND EIGHT AMENDMENT CHALLENGES TO MARKETING ORDER PENALTIES
  • PAYMENT LIMIT EFFECTIVELY REMOVED FROM MARKETING ASSISTANCE LOAN GAINS
  • LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY FIRE STARTED BY DEFECTIVE COMBINE ENGINE

April

  • EIGHTH CIRCUIT DENIES RETROACTIVE EFFECT TO “90-DAY RULE”
  • FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT UPHOLDS “FARMED WETLAND PASTURE” DETERMINATION
  • IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE ENFORCEMENT ISSUES

May

  • SUPREME COURT DENIES CHEVRON DEFERENCE TO STATUTORY INTERPRETATIONS IN AGENCY OPINION LETTERS AND SIMILAR FORMATS
  • RISKS IN ASKING FOR ADEQUATE ASSURANCE OF PERFORMANCE
  • REGULATING FOOD DERIVED FROM GENETICALLY ENGINEERS CROPS

June

  • AGRICULTURAL LEGAL RESEARCH IN THE INTERNET
  • NEBRASKA SUPREME COURT RULES IN PROGRAM PIG CASE
  • NEW GENERATION FARMER COOPERATIVES

July

  • FEDERAL CIRCUIT AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF CLAIMS AGAINST FGIS
  • AGRICULTURAL LAW BIBLIOGRAPHY SECOND QUARTER 2000
  • THE AGRICULTURAL RISK PROTECTION ACT OF 2000: FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE

August

  • MINNESOTA AMENDS ITS AGRICULTURAL CONTRACTS STATUTE
  • D.C. CIRCUIT RULES MEAT INSPECTORS MUST “INSPECT” MEAT, NOT “OBSERVE” IT
  • DENIAL OF PAYMENT TO COTTON EXPORTER UPHELD

September

  • PURCHASE OF CONSERVATION EASEMENTS PROGRAM IN PENNSYLVANIA, PART 1: HISTORY AND PARTICIPANTS’ EXPERIENCE
  • EPA ANNOUNCES PROPOSED RULE CHANGES FOR ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS
  • THE AGRICULTURAL RISK PROTECTION ACT OF 2000: THE NON-INSURED CROP DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, AND THE DOMESTIC COMMODITY AND OTHER FARM PROGRAMS

October

  • THREE GAO REPORTS
  • PENNSYLVANIA’S EXPERIENCES WITH CONSERVATION EASEMENTS
  • DISTRICT COURT RULES NON-POINT SOURCES ARE INCLUDED IN LISTING OF IMPAIRED WATERWAYS, CALCULATION OF TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOADS

November

  • COUNTY FEEDLOT REGULATION INVALIDATED
  • NEBRASKA SUPREME COURT ENFORCES HEDGE-TO-ARRIVE CONTACTS
  • AG PRODUCTION CONTRACTS ON THE NTERNET

December

  • DISTRICT COURT INTERPRETS FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE ARBITRATION CLAUSE
  • THE BASICS OF FEDERAL FARM PROGRAM PAYMENT: LIMITATION AND ELIGIBILITY LAW