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285C Food and Agricultural Law (2)

Discussion - 2 hours.  Elective course for Environmental Law Certificate Program. Introduction to agricultural law, focusing on legal principles and issues at the forefront of contemporary debates about agriculture in society. Topics will include: environmental impacts of agricultural practices, labor law issues, agricultural biotechnology, conflicts between farming and ranching and expanding urban and suburban land use, food safety and security, farm subsidies and assistance programs, the future of the family farm, the law and sustainable agriculture, legal issues in aquaculture, farm animal welfare, and the roles of local, state, and federal governments in regulating agriculture.

This course was offered:

  • Fall 2018
    • Christian Scheuring
  • Fall 2016
    • Lesley K. McAllister