Farmer Fair Practices Rules Under Review, Open for More Comments

The new Farmer Fair Practices Rules, proposed by Obama Administration, would help ensure that independent farmers and ranchers are treated fairly by corporate meatpackers. The new administration, however, is taking a look at these protections. On December 14, 2016, the Grains Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) announced the Farmer Fair Practices Rules. The rules contain: An interim final rule on competitive injury, A proposed rule on unfair practices and…

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