2005 Archived AgLaws

January

  • ACTION FOR FAILURE OF INSECTICIDE TO HEAVE DISTINCTIVE ODER, COLOR OR FEEL PREEMPTED BY FIFRA
  • PROPOSED REPEAL OF THE FEDERAL ESTATE TAX – IS THIS A GOOD IDEA FOR AGRICULTURE?

February

  • NATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAM FINAL RULE CHALLENGED AS INCONSISTENT WITH THE ORGANIC FOODS PRODUCTION ACT OF 1990
  • GUIDANCE ON NEW DOMESTIC PRODUCTION DEDUCTION
  • CAFO WATER REGULATIONS INVALIDATED

March

  • KEY EMINENT DOMAIN CASE TO NE DECIDED BY U.S. SUPREME COURT
  • FEDERAL REGISTER SUMMARY TO APRIL 1, 2005
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW LAUNCHES NEW SPECIALTY JOURNAL ON FOOD LAW

April

  • BANKRUPTCY REFORM AND FAMILY FARMERS
  • RECREATIONAL USE STATUTES AND E.COLI CONTAMINATION
  • GAO SEES DEFICIENCIES IN EFFORTS TO GUARD AGRICULTURE FROM TERRORISM

May

  • TRADE FIGHT OVER CANADIAN HOGS
  • SUPREME COURT RUES THAT BEEF CHECK-OFF IS GOVERNMENT SPEECH; BUT CHECK-OFF LITIGATION MAY NOT BE OVER
  • ECONOMIC LOSS DOCTRINE

June

  • PEANUT FARMERS’ CLAIMS DISMISSED FOR LACK OF SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION
  • WISCONSIN INSURANCE COMPANY SUBJECT TO JURISDICTION IN ARKANSAS
  • THE NEBRASKA HOG WARS

July

  • MARKET CONCENTRATION, HORIZONTAL CONSOLIDATION, AND VERTICAL INTEGRATION IN HOGS AND CATTLE

August

  • ENERGY POLICY ACT TAX INCENTIVES
  • RIGHT TO FARM ISSUES IN PENNSYLVANIA: ARRIVING AT ACT 38
  • Bt10 SLIPS INTO THE STREAM OF COMMERCE

September/October

  • KELO – SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT, A PROPOSAL FOR REFORM
  • IN DEFENSE OF KELO: ONE LAWYER’S TAKE ON TAKINGS
  • TOBACCO QUOTA BUYOUT TAX CONSIDERATIONS

November

  • FEDERAL REGISTER: SEPTEMBER 3 TO NOVEMBER 11, 2005
  • UNRESLOVED ISSUES RAISED BY THE TOBACCO TRANSITION PAYMENT PROGRAM (TTPP, ALSO CALLED THE “TOBACCO BUYOUT”)

December

  • CONSERVATION EASEMENTS FOR AGRICULTURAL LANDOWNERS
  • MORE ON HANDLING CSP PAYMENTS
  • CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM LONG-TERM POLICY