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Blog posts in category Agricultural Law

Posted on 07/16/2019 at 02:57 PM by Cody Edwards

Effective July 1, 2019, Grain Bins are Exempt From Sales Tax; Complexity, Unanswered Questions Remain

After years of confusion about whether grain bins are subject to sales tax, this past legislative session the Iowa legis...

Posted on 07/12/2019 at 08:54 AM by Emily Staudacher

2019 Farm Program Payments are projected to be the Highest in a Decade

Previously, I discussed that trade wars and wet weather conditions have generated uncertainty in the agricultural indust...

Posted on 06/03/2019 at 01:30 PM by Emily Staudacher

Minimizing Risk in Agricultural Loans during Times of Uncertainty

Trade wars and wet conditions as farmers attempt to plant their 2019 crop have generated a great deal of uncertainty in...

Posted on 02/08/2019 at 12:24 PM by The Newsroom

Third Party Ag Liens--You're Not as Secure as You Think

As the Wall Street Journal reported this week, U.S. farm related Chapter 12 bankruptcy filings are at a ten-year high. D...

Posted on 01/24/2019 at 12:03 PM by Emily Staudacher

Government Shutdown Update

USDA FSA Offices to Reopen Today Secretary Perdue announced that all FSA offices will reopen today through February 8 fr...

Posted on 12/27/2018 at 03:03 PM by Emily Staudacher

USDA Amends Time-period for Reporting Hog Numbers

The USDA has expanded the timeline for producers to certify their 2018 hog numbers.  After realizing that a snapsho...

Posted on 12/27/2018 at 12:14 PM by Emily Staudacher

Government Shutdown May Cause Disruption for Market Facilitation Program

On December 21, 2018, the federal government entered a partial shutdown effecting multiple agencies within the United St...

Posted on 12/20/2018 at 11:45 AM by Emily Staudacher

USDA Market Facilitation Program Application Deadline Approaching

On December 17, 2018, the USDA, at the direction of President Trump and Secretary Perdue, announced the release of the s...

Posted on 08/14/2018 at 10:47 AM by Emily Staudacher

Undersecretary Northey Discusses Market Facilitation Program

On August 13, 2018, Bill Northey, the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS), discussed the M...

Posted on 08/09/2018 at 01:02 PM by Emily Staudacher

USDA Offers Aid to Farmers Caught in Trade War

On July 24, 2018, the USDA announced plans to implement a three-pronged approach to assist farmers and relieve some of t...
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