University of California Issues Temporary Halt on Glyphosate Use

🕔May 16, 2019University of California President Janet Napolitano has issued a temporary end to the use of glyphosate on all ten UC campuses, serving over 200,000 students. Glyphosate is the active ingredient […]

Lorsban: EPA to Revisit Chlorpyrifos Petition – DTN

🕔Apr 23, 2019The EPA has until July 18 to address objections to its 2007 decision to reject a petition asking the agency to ban chlorpyrifos, as a result of an order issued […]

Missouri – Some Farmers Still Reeling From 2011 Flooding, Now Underwater Again – DTN

🕔Mar 21, 2019Roger Ideker’s farm near St. Joseph, Missouri, was under water in 2011 from June until September. For years he fought the federal government, specifically the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

North Carolina: $50Mln Judgment Against Hog Farmer is Appealed – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2019National and state agriculture interest groups asked a federal appeals court to overturn a $50 million nuisance judgement against a hog farm in North Carolina, in a brief filed on […]

Farmers Under Fire: Trial Lawyers’ Attack on Agriculture – Podcast

🕔Jan 16, 2019Agriculture is in the crosshairs as class-action lawsuits seek huge monetary awards against agricultural producers, said a panel of experts at a workshop at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th […]

USDA Cited JBS – Swift Beef Co. and Required Restitution to Beef Producers – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018USDA has imposed a $50,000 civil penalty against JBS USA Food Co., also known as Swift Beef Co., and required restitution to producers after JBS’ plant in Grand Island, Nebraska, […]

Stamps Farm Fraud Case – New Indictments – DTN

🕔Dec 11, 2018The former owners of a large Michigan farming operation are facing more federal criminal charges for their farm that quickly gained acreage and large lines of credit before collapsing in […]

Clean Water Act: Dry Land Excluded if New WOTUS Rule Passes – DTN

🕔Dec 11, 2018Dry land would no longer be subject to Clean Water Act jurisdiction and the so-called “significant nexus” test would be eliminated in a newly proposed waters of the United States, […]

Nebraska Farmers Plead Guilty to Fraudulently Marketing Organic Grain

🕔Oct 22, 2018Tom Brennan, his son James Brennan, and Michael Potter recently pleaded guilty in the Northern District of Iowa to charges of wire fraud in connection with their organic farm operation. […]

WOTUS: Will Ongoing Legal Wrangling All Be Decided In This Federal Court? – DTN

🕔Oct 17, 2018The future of the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule may be decided in a district court in Georgia, as the American Farm Bureau Federation and supporters […]

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