2001 Archive AgLaw

January

  • EIGHTH CIRCUIT REVERSES TAX COURT ON SELF-EMPLOYMENT TAX ON RENTAL INCOME
  • THE EPA’S PROPOSED REGULATIONS FOR ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS
  • THE PRODUCER PROTECTION ACT – WILL IT PROTECT PRODUCERS?

February

  • THE PRODUCER PROTECTION ACT-WILL IT PROTECT PRODUCERS? A REJOINDER
  • NEW ADMINISTRATIVE EQUITABLE RELIEF AUTHORITY FOR USDA CONSERVATION CONTRACTS
  • SECOND CIRCUIT DENIES PAYMENT OF ATTORNEY’S FEES FROM PACA TRUST PROCEEDS

March

  • UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT RULES THAT BANKS FOR COOPERATIVES ARE SUBJECT TO STATE INCOME TAXATION
  • CLASSIFYING PRODUCERS IN TODAY’S AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY
  • GENE TECHNOLOGY IN THE LAND DOWN UNDER
  • IMPORTANT BIOTECH CASES INVOLVE PATENTABILITY OF PLANTS AND LICENSING OF TECHNOLOGY
  • THE STARLINK INCIDENT: CHANGING THE FACE OF THE U.S. GRAIN INDUSTRY

April

  • PUBLIC NUISANCE ACTION AGAINST SUGAR CANE PRODUCERS
  • OKLAHOMA ATTORNEY GENERAL ISSUES OPINION ON POULTRY PRODUCTION CONTRACTS
  • ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION IN GHANA
  • DISTRICT COURT AFFIRMS SHARED APPRECIATION OBIGATION

May

  • COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS CONSIDERS WATER RIGHT “TAKINGS” ISSUES
  • FARM INCOME, FARM PROGRAM PAYMENTS
  • NOTES ON THE CAPPER-VOLSTEAD ACT OF 1922

June

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN MUSHROOM PROMOTION ASSESSMENTS; FATE OF OTHER COMMODITY PROMOTION ASSESSMENTS UNCLEAR
  • “NON-AFRICAN AMERICAN FARMERS” SUIT DISMISSED
  • ECONOMIC GROWTH AND TAX RELIEF RECONCILIATION ACT OF 2001, H.R. 1836: SUMMARY OF SELECTED PROVISIONS

July

  • SUPREME COURT GRANTS LANDOWNERS FURTHER PROTECTION AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION
  • U.S. CANADA FACE BIOTECH WHEAT SHOWDOWN
  • U.S. FARM POLICY: ARE NEW APPROACHES NEEDED?

August

  • SHARED APPRECIATION LITIGATION UPDATE
  • HISTORY OF CHAPTER 12 BANKRUPTCY: ON AGAIN, OFF AGAIN
  • STATE GMO RESTRICTION AND THE DORMANT COMMERCE CLAUSE

September

  • “PRODUCER-HANDLER” STATUS UNDER MILK MARKETING ORDER DENIED TO HANDLER WHO ENTERED INTO LEASE ARRANGEMENT WITH PRODUCER
  • GAO QUESTIONS USDA’S INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION CLAIMS
  • PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT RULES ON WHETHER MUSHROOM HARVESTERS ARE AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYEES
  • USING A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY TO OPERATE A PENNSYLVANIA FAMILY FARM BUSINESS

October

  • DRAKE ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH USDA RISK MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO SUPPORT STATE FOOD POLICY COUNCILS
  • Q & A: STATE FOOD POLICY COUNCILS
  • HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES 10-YEAR FARM BILL

November

  • UCC REVISED ARTICLE 9: FARMERS AFFECTED BY NEW DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS PROVISIONS
  • NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS DECIDES FARMWORKER HOUSING CASE, REVERSING LOWER COURTS IN FAVOR OF AN-FARM HOUSING
  • COOPERATIVES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

December

  • FIFTH CIRCUIT RULES FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE ACT DOES NOT PREEMPT STATE LAW CLAIMS AGAINST CROP INSURANCE AGENTS
  • GAO REVIEWS EFFECT OF INCREASED PAYMENT LIMITS FOR 1999 AND 2000 MARKETING ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAM PAYMENTS
  • ATTORNEY FEE AWARDS UNDER THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT