Category Archives: Agriculture

Agriculture Takes California to Court

The National Pork Producers Council and American Farm Bureau Federation delivered an early Christmas gift for American farmers on Dec. 5, 2019. The gift is in the form of a Complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Southern California. It … Continue reading

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When is a Clean Water Act Permit Needed?

The issue of whether a Clean Water Act permit is needed when a pollutant originates from a point source and reaches a navigable water of the United States by virtue of groundwater, a non-point source, was argued Nov. 6, 2019, … Continue reading

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Agriculture, U.S. Constitution, lose in California court

A 72-year-old judge, Christina A. Snyder, appointed by President Clinton in 1997, handed the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) , U.S. agriculture,l and the Constitution of the United States a stunning legal defeat at a November 18, 2019 court hearing in U.S. … Continue reading

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China Steals Seed Technology

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) stated, “People in Washington and Silicon Valley are overlooking the threat of Chinese agricultural technology theft because they think that food grows in a grocery store.” In a Washington, D.C, newspaper article, Cotton claimed only President … Continue reading

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Will California Dictate to Virginia Farmers?

Early last month the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) filed a complaint against the Attorney General of California and the Secretary of California’s Department of Agriculture to stop the state’s Proposition 12 law, which flies in the face of the … Continue reading

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