Jun 24, 2019
Cottage food production is a hot industry, so we've compiled all of the state "cottage food" laws that allow people to make certain low-risk foods in their homes with minimal regulatory requirements. Find the compilation on the website of our partner, the National Agricultural Law Center, here. The National Agriculture Library at USDA funded this research.
Jun 17, 2019
OSU's Farm Office took a road trip to the National Farm Business Conference in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to learn more about hot topics in farm management, including OSU's presentations on farmland leases, LLCs, solar leases, small farm programs and measures of dairy farm competitiveness. As a bonus, Craig Culver shared how he built Culver's restaurants and Karen Kelley explained how she turned a Wisconsin dairy farm into a creamery and ended up on Good Morning America. Visit here for more on the conference.
May 17, 2019
In our latest report, we examine laws and regulations across the country to identify what states are doing about the impact of agricultural nutrients on water quality. Read the report here. We've also created a compilation of each state's mandatory agricultural nutrient laws on the National Agricultural Law Center's website, here. The report was conducted in collaboration