Farm families have the same issues as families from other professions. “As estate planners, we mustn’t get stuck into one thing and think that’s all these families care about,” said Stan Miller of Little Rock-based McChain, Miller & Nissman....More
“Back in 2005, Mississippi filed its first complaint against the city and the water utility. Mississippi argues that the water within the borders of the state is a sovereign resource that Tennessee has no right to.” -- Stephanie Showalter Otts, director of the National Sea Grant Law Center....More
The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced the first set of projects it will be funding to improve water quality in critical watersheds. The $100 million that will be spent over the life of the 2014 farm bill will also “strengthen agricultural operations” according to the department....More
"What you’d see is farmers not being able to farm or maintain their ability to do so. Future generations wouldn’t want to farm because of all the regulatory burdens." -- Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge....More
Fisher Delta Research Center is the largest of Missouri’s 19 off-campus agricultural centers, farms and forests, operating within the University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the MU Agriculture Experiment Station....More
“Honestly, depending on what information comes out of the court case and bankruptcy proceedings, there may be several phases of legislation that plug holes exposed by Turner (Grain).” -- Andrew Grobmyer, Agricultural Council of Arkansas....More
Washington D.C. congressional leaders and their staff got a taste of Louisiana cooking at the 2015 Crawfish Boil on the Hill, held in the Longworth Building cafeteria. The annual event has been held for 18 years.