Cattle Group Challenges USDA on Tagging – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2019USDA’s plans to mandate the use of radio frequency identification of animals in interstate commerce has drawn the ire of a number of ranchers who are part of a lawsuit […]

Ethanol: Petroleum Interests Sue EPA on E15 Rule – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2019The American Fuels and Petrochemical Association has filed a legal challenge against the new E15 rule finalized on May 31, filing a petition for review with the U.S. Court of […]

WOTUS Sent Back to EPA by Texas Court – DTN

🕔May 31, 2019The 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule may have suffered a final defeat, as a Texas court Tuesday granted a motion for summary judgement to the American […]

Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional Says Cattle Group – DTN

🕔May 24, 2019A cattle interest group has asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional 15 state beef checkoff programs, in a motion filed this week. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of […]

Glyphosate Suits: Not So Much What The Science Says But What Jurors Think It Says

🕔May 22, 2019A jury recently returned a verdict awarding a California couple $2.055 billion (yes, billion) in damages after the couple alleged that the glyphosate in Roundup caused their cancer.  This is […]

Cattle Trader Alleges Packer Conspiracy – DTN

🕔May 21, 2019The nation’s largest meatpackers face a second class-action lawsuit alleging conspiracy to drive down cattle prices. The suit was filed in federal court by a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based live cattle […]

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 […]

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