North Carolina: Gag Order on Hog Farmers – $473.5Mln Awarded to Plaintiffs – DTN

🕔Aug 9, 2018A federal judge’s gag order against hog farmers and others tied to nuisance lawsuits prevents those with the most knowledge of the farming practices from talking about the impact the […]

Texas Court Limits Width of Old, General Transmission Line Easement

🕔Jul 17, 2018A new case from the Texarkana Court of Appeals could prove extremely useful for landowners dealing with old, blanket easement agreements on their property.  In Sothwestern Electric Power Company v. Lynch, […]

Crop Insurance Fraud: Stamp Farms Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2018One of three men indicted on 14 counts of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and making false statements to attain loans and crop insurance for Decatur, Michigan-based Stamp Farms LLC, […]

EPA Wants Judgement in New York Waters of the U.S. Case – DTN

🕔Jul 5, 2018The EPA is expected to ask a federal judge in New York to rule in its favor on a lawsuit challenging the delay of the 2015 waters of the United […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule on Hold in 24 States – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]

Ethanol, Farm Supporters Continue Ongoing Battle with EPA – DTN

🕔Jun 7, 2018 The ethanol industry and supporters in agriculture filed a formal petition on Monday with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to change its regulations to account for lost gallons of renewable […]

New Mexico: Federal Court Sides with Cattle Ranchers in Water Dispute

🕔Dec 12, 2017A federal court has sided with a group of New Mexico ranchers in a case involving a dispute over stock watering rights in the Lincoln National Forest. Background The US […]

Texas Landowners and Bureau of Land Management Settle Red River Dispute

🕔Nov 29, 2017In November, a settlement was reached in an ongoing dispute between the federal Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) and Texas landowners who own land along the Red River, which separates […]

Perdue Hopes for Delay on Clean Water Lawsuit Against California Farmer – DTN

🕔Aug 9, 2017U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Monday said that, in light of an effort to rewrite the waters of the United States rule, he’s hopeful the federal government can […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: Supreme Court Rejects Trump Move for Delay – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2017The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth District is the proper venue for legal challenges to the waters of the United States, […]

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