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Social and Legal Issues

NRCS agent working with a local farmer to go over their contract.

USDA. NAL. Water and Agriculture Information Center.

Offers a dynamic search of NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) article citations on attitudes toward water resources from 1995 to the present. Try a book citation search.

University of Arkansas. School of Law.

"The website is a clearinghouse for legal information that spans nearly four dozen agricultural and food law topics both in the United States and around the world." See especially the Water Law section.  The center and the National Agricultural Library are cooperating organizations.

Environmental Protection Agency.

Offers information about environmental requirements that affect the agricultural community. Key topics include water, sustainability, pesticides, and health and safety.

Department of the Treasury. Internal Revenue Service.

Explains different tax topics relating to agriculture practices, financial resources, foreign workers, etc.

Environmental Protection Agency.

Offers access to the daily table of contents for the Federal Register, selected Federal Register documents, the United States Code, the Code of Federal Regulations and proposed rules.