What the New Drone Rule Means for Agriculture: Part 2

The FAA’s long awaited rule for drones or “small unmanned aircraft systems” (sUAS) weighing less than 55 pounds will be effective on August 29, 2016.  To read our post explaining operational requirements, go to http://aglaw.osu.edu/blog.

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Congress Finalizes Mandatory GMO Labeling Law

After several years of debate over voluntary versus mandatory GMO labeling, Congress passed legislation yesterday to create a unified national standard requiring disclosure of information for bioengineered foods.  Read this post on our new blog site, here.

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New Law Increases Access to Ohio Small Claims Court

The Ohio General Assembly has enacted a law that raises the monetary limit for cases handled through Ohio’s small claims court system.  To read this post, visit our new blog site at http://aglaw.osu.edu/blog.

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Ohio Creates New “Farm Winery” Liquor Permit

Governor Kasich has signed legislation to create a new “Ohio Farm Winery Liquor Permit.” To read this post, visit our new blog site at http://aglaw.osu.edu.

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What the New Drone Rule Means for Agriculture

Part 1:  Pilots Must Obtain FAA Certification

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday filed its final rule in the Federal Register for the Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS).  To read this post, go to aglaw.osu.edu/blog.

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Landowner’s Right to Appeal “Waters of the U.S.” Determination

A landowner may immediately appeal an agency’s determination that property contains “waters of the United States” that is subject to the federal Clean Water Act, according to a decision issued today by the United States Supreme Court.  Read this post here.

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Ohio Legislature Passes Agritourism Legislation

An agritourism bill first introduced over a year ago has finally received approval from the Ohio General Assembly. Visit our new blog site here to read this post.

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