2006 Archived AgLaws

JANUARY

  • FIFTH CIRCUIT ON DISASTER PAYMENTS IN CHAPTER 7
  • FEDERAL COURTS RULE FOR FARMERS IN TWO SSA CHALLENGES
  • FEDERAL COURT STRIKES DOWN NEBRASKA CORPORATE FARMING LAW

FEBRUARY

  • THE DILEMMA OF ISOLATED WETLANDS SINCE SWANCC
  • SENATE LAW CLAIMS NOT PREEMPTED BY FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE ACT
  • OPEN SPACE EASEMENTS
  • ARE YOU A DEBT RELIEF AGENCY?¬† YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED AND YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED

MARCH

  • ORFF v. US: A WEAPON AGAINST THE PROTECTIONS OF PRIOR APPROPRIATION WATER RIGHTS
  • NATIONAL RAW MILK AND CHEESE SURVEY RESULTS
  • NEW MEDICAID RULES WILL IMPACT ESTATE PLANNING FOR LONG-TERM HEALTH CARE

APRIL

  • WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION AND THE COMMODITY TITLE OF THE NEXT FARM BILL

MAY

  • TAX INCREASE PREVENTION AND THE RECONCILIATIONS ACT OF 2005
  • OPEN LETTER TO THE MEMBERSHIP – AALA COMMUNICATIONS
  • THE AREA OF POTENTIAL EFFECT UNDER REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BU THE AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

JUNE

  • STATE AND FEDERAL ROUNDUP
  • FEDERAL REGISTER SUMMARY FROM MAY 20, 2006 TO JULY 14, 2006
  • “MUDDYING THE JURISDICTIONAL WATERS”: U.S. SUPREME COURT SPLITS ON CLEAN WATER ACT JURISDICTION OVER WETLANDS

JULY

  • STATE AND FEDERAL ROUNDUP
  • STATE NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT ACT INTERPRETED

AUGUST

  • PENSION PROTECTION ACT OF 2006
  • BIOFUELS: POLICY AND BUSINESS ORGANIZATION ISSUES

SEPTEMBER

  • EPA OFFERS GENERAL GUIDANCE TO CAFO OPERATORS FOLLOWING WATERKEEPER v. EPA
  • FEDERAL REGISTER SUMMARY FROM AUGUST 26, 2006 TO SEPTEMBER 22, 2006
  • U. OF ARKANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW NAMES NATIONAL AG LAW CENTER DIRECTORS

OCTOBER

  • REGULATION¬† THROUGH LITIGATION: CERCLA AND CAFO’S
  • HELP DECIDE WHETHER TO CHANGE THE AALA LOGO
  • REPORT ON THE 2006 SYMPOSIUM IN SAVANNAH, GA
  • FARMLAND PROTECTION

NOVEMBER

  • NINTH CIRCUIT DEVELOPMENTS IN AGRICULTURAL LAW
  • PROPERTY DESIGNATED FOR AGRICULTURAL USE AND HOME EQUITY LOANS
  • VARYING STATE APPROACHES TO CONFIDENTIALITY WITH PREMISES AND ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS

DECEMBER

  • ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS IN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
  • LOUISIANA’S CATFISH STATUTE AND CAJUN STATUTE HELD INVALID
  • PRIVATE INSURERS’ FAILURE TO EXHAUST ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES NOT EXCUSED BY COMMON LAW EXCEPTIONS