Farm Foundation: Issue Report spotlights interactions of agriculture & the courts
This Issue Report examines the three areas of the law where cases most frequently arise in the food and agriculture sector–administrative, environmental and regulatory–and offers a more in-depth examination of cases addressing biotechnology.
“The courts are receiving greater attention as litigation becomes a tool more widely used by agriculturalists, activists, consumers and the governments to clarify interpretations of how regulations or policies are to be implemented,” says Provost. “Often, this involves a long and complicated process, but the results can be impactful for industry and regulators.”
Farm Foundation’s Issue Report series is a tool to examine evolving issues and promote broader discussions of the challenges and opportunities those issues may present. First started in 2004, Issue Reports have addressed such varied topics as infrastructure, farmland ownership and food prices. “Issue Reports are another way that the Foundation continues its work of promoting rigorous debate on issues critical to the future of food and agriculture,” says Farm Foundation President Constance Cullman.
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Farm Foundation is today’s conversation catalyst for U.S. agriculture, with a history of leading the discussion around critical issues. We are driven to convene great minds and influencers in and around feed, fiber, food and energy to tackle the issues of tomorrow with evidence-based information today. Through our programs, projects, Forums and Round Tables, we refine the fuel of options and ignite the leaders in agriculture to begin today addressing the industry issues of tomorrow.