Ask Cari: Custom Processing Agreements for Livestock Producers

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Many livestock producers (like myself) sell meat directly to consumers.  One common method used by livestock producers is selling a whole head, half a head or a quarter head of beef, pork, goat meat, lamb, etc. directly to the consumer for custom processing.  I recently drafted a custom processing agreement for myself and this type of agreement can be useful …

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Lawline Presentation: Overview of Common Agriculture Contacts

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<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>   Here is the video of the presentation that I gave to Lawline this past summer on an Overview of Common Agriculture Contracts.  You can download the slides and the presentation materials that go along with this presentation and get Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) credits (for you lawyers out there) via Lawline here.  This …

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Upcoming Presentation at AALA on Veterinary Feed Directive

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I will be presenting at the American Agriculture Law Association (“AALA”) Annual Educational Symposium, October 6-8, 2016 in Oklahoma City on the Veterinary Feed Directive.  I’m super excited because my presentation will be in the STOCKYARDS on October 6th at 4:00pm.  Can we say Cowgirl Lawyer?  (I will be wearing cowboy boots…) I will be updating the below presentation that …

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Laws Regulating Antibiotics in Livestock

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I am presenting tonight at the Association of the Bar for the City of New York on the laws regulating antibiotics in livestock used for meat and dairy before the Animal Law and Health Law Committees.  During my presentation, I will also discuss the positions of stakeholders in the industry such as the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Pork Producers, …

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Proposed Rule for Animal Disease Traceability

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Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (“APHIS”) issued the long-awaited proposed rule on Traceability for Livestock Moving Interstate. The new proposed system will replace the National Animal Identification System (“NAIS”) and will be primarily managed at the state level.  The USDA is currently seeking comments on the proposed rule for Animal Disease Traceability. …

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