Agricultural and Food Law Community of Practice

Agricultural and Food Law July 29, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF


The Ag & Food Law Community of Practice provides objective legal research and information dealing with the array of local, state, federal, and international laws, regulations, and policies that impact the nation's food, fiber, and energy systems. The Agricultural and Food Law Community of Practice is led by the National Agricultural Law Center (NALC) and the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium (Consortium). 

The NALC serves as the nation's leading source of agricultural and food law research and information and leads the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium, a four university partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, that is designed to enhance and expand the delivery of objective agricultural and food law research and information to the nation's vast agricultural community. 

To help stay updated on agricultural and food law developments, you can "Like" the Center on Facebook or follow it on Twitter at @nataglaw. In addition, you can visit the Ag & Food Law Blog The United States Agricultural and Food Law and Policy Blog for regular updates on current events and issues.  You can contact the Center directly at

Disclaimer:  The information in the Agricultural and Food Law Community of Practice is intended for educational purposes only, and no warranty is made as to currency of information provided herein. The information in this Community of Practice does not at any point constitute legal advice, nor is it intended to be legal advice at any point in time.  In addition, the information is not intended to be a substitute for the potential need to consult with a competent attorney licensed to practice law in the appropriate jurisdiction.


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.