Category Archives: Year in Review

Agriculutral Law: What To Watch in 2015

As everyone is recovering from the New Year celebrations and getting back to the grindstone, I thought it would be fun to highlight a few of the major ag law issues to watch in 2015. Water Disputes Unfortunately, this issue will likely top the list every year for the near future.  Across the country we are seeing more and more water-related disputes.  In addition to the issues outlined in my 2014 Year in Review post, there are two additional issues I think will be in the forefront this year. Water… Read More →

2014 Ag Law Year in Review

Recently, I wrote an article for Progressive Cattleman outlining the major ag law happenings during 2014.  The list includes water disputes, WTO rulings, GMO labeling laws, horse slaughter, the Endangered Species Act, the Missouri Right to Farm Amendment, and agricultural protection (aka “ag gag”) laws.  To read my article, click here. What ag law stories did you think were some of  the most important and interesting this year?

December 19, 2014 Weekly Round Up

This week I spoke to a full house at the Swisher County Ag Day in Tulia about Texas Water Law and the major ag law issues to watch in 2015.  Thanks to County Extension Agent John Villalba for the invitation and opportunity to speak.  To those of you joining the blog from Swisher County, welcome!  This is our last weekly round up post of the year!  I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season. * 5th Circuit Refuses to Reconsider Aransas Project v. Shaw.  Earlier this week, the 5th Circuit… Read More →

Most Popular Stories of 2013

**This article is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.** First off, we want to take the chance to thank all of Texas Agriculture Blog readers!  This blog began with zero readers or subscribers at the end of June.  Now, less than 6 months later, we have over 235 email subscribers and had over 1,800 readers last month.  We appreciate your support!  Please feel free to pass the website information on to others who might be interested. If you have any requests or suggestions for posts you would like to see… Read More →