This guide covers agricultural law research sources apart from food law.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2014
- United States Code
Relevant titles include: 7 (Agriculture), 15 (Ch. 12 Farmers Cooperative Associations), 16 (Conservation), 21 (Food and Drugs)
- Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Relevant titles include: 7 (Agriculture), 9 (Animals and Animal Products)
- List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA)
A monthly publication that alerts of changes to the CFR
- Federal Register
Contains proposed and newly approved regulations; published daily. Back pages contain updated LSA
- Hein Online
Database with various libraries, including the CFR and Federal Register Libraries. Both libraries provide access to the List of CFR Sections Affected. Coverage goes back to the beginning of these publications (1930's).
- Farm Bills
Historical information back to 1933
These are reports prepared by the Library of Congress for members of Congress. These reports are not uniformly available from Congress. Listed below are websites that provide free access to selected reports. Most of these websites have search functions and/or are browsable by subject.