IRS Raids Michigan-Based Boersen Farms – DTN Jun 16, 2021
The IRS executed a federal search warrant at Zeeland, Michigan-based Boersen Farms on June 9 in connection with an investigation of the troubled farm, Detroit-based IRS Special Agent Henry Pletscher […]
Ag Lawsuits: Army Corps of Engineers Argues Against Mismanagement of Mississippi River – DTN Jun 1, 2021
Federal attorneys for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers argue the use of structures to maintain the navigation channel on a 195-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from St. Louis, […]
Fed Watchdog Slams EPA on Dicamba – DTN May 25, 2021
EPA didn’t follow procedure and senior officials manipulated data when registering dicamba herbicides in 2018, according to a new report from the agency’s Inspector General.
Iowa Farmer Sues Over Paraquat Exposure – DTN May 20, 2021
An Iowa farmer is the latest producer to file a class-action lawsuit arguing that Syngenta and Chevron USA failed to notify users of the alleged dangers of using paraquat-based pesticides, […]
The federal government and farmers and other landowners along the Missouri River basin filed notices of appeal of a ruling handed down from a federal claims court related to repeated […]
For more than a decade, Minor County, South Dakota, farmer Arlen Foster has fought a USDA wetland determination that a puddle in the middle of one of his fields is […]
Dicamba Settlement Deadline – DTN May 7, 2021
Soybean growers with dicamba injury from 2015 and 2020 have three more weeks to file claims for a $300 million settlement.
California’s Proposition 12 is under fire from at least 20 states, as the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has been asked to review whether the California law is […]
The owners of a small ethanol plant in Mead, Nebraska, that has become an environmental disaster are looking to sell off their adjoining 30,000-head cattle feedyard as the ethanol plant […]
Missouri River Flooding Lawsuit Delayed – DTN Mar 19, 2021
The Federal Claims Court has delayed a new class-action lawsuit that seeks compensation for farmers and other property owners who suffered property losses from repeated floods on both sides along […]