Mead Ethanol Plant Cleanup Ongoing – DTN Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
A group of seed and agrichemical companies have mostly taken over cleanup and remediation efforts from the state of Nebraska for an ethanol plant contaminated with their pesticides after the […]

Smithfield Settles North Carolina Hog Nuisance Case – DTN Nov 23, 2020

🕔Nov 23, 2020
Smithfield Foods Inc. settled with a group of North Carolina plaintiffs who won in court on a nuisance lawsuit against hog farms, after a federal appeals court on Thursday upheld […]

North Dakota: Company Fined for Illegally Selling ND State University Seed Feb 15, 2017

🕔Feb 15, 2017
The North Dakota State Seed Department has settled a case concerning state and federal seed law violations against a North Dakota seed producer for the illegal sale of a protected […]

2011 Flood: Farmland Buried By Sand – 5th Amendment Lawsuit – DTN Aug 2, 2016

🕔Aug 2, 2016
Corn and soybean farmer Roger Ideker says his river bottomland near St. Joseph, Mo., is still scarred from Missouri River flooding five years ago. The 2011 Missouri River basin flood […]

Missouri Soybean Farmers Get a Win Against Seed Genetics Co. – DTN Jun 16, 2016

🕔Jun 16, 2016
In a case highlighting conflicts of interests in a state checkoff program, Missouri soybean farmers won a major lawsuit Wednesday against a seed genetics company co-owned and managed by a […]

Rice: Seed Treatment Lawsuit Could Have Dramatic Consequences May 4, 2016

🕔May 4, 2016
A group of commercial beekeepers, growers and environmental activist groups have filed a lawsuit against EPA for not regulating seeds treated with systemic pesticides as pesticides under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide […]

Wheat: Scott Seed Co. Settles Texas A&M Rights Infringement Case Mar 23, 2016

🕔Mar 23, 2016
A Texas wheat producer was recently found to be infringing the intellectual property rights of the Texas A&M University System and Texas A&M AgriLife Research, according to the Texas Foundation […]

Ag Groups Launch Legal Challenge Against RFS – DTN Jan 11, 2016

🕔Jan 11, 2016
In what could be the first of many legal challenges to the latest Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements, ethanol and agriculture industry groups on Friday petitioned a federal appeals court […]

Almond News: 1st Report of Obscure Mealy Bugs; Spring Theft Spurs Lawsuit – AgFax Oct 12, 2015

🕔Oct 12, 2015
First report of obscure mealy bugs plaguing almonds Jhalendra Rijal of Entomology Today reports that obscure mealy bug (the official common name, not a mystery pest) has been found in […]

Law Against Videotaping Farm Operations Ruled Unconstitutional – DTN Aug 4, 2015

🕔Aug 4, 2015
A federal judge granted a summary judgment on Monday to an animal-rights group, ruling that an Idaho law against videotaping farm operations is unconstitutional. The Animal Legal Defense Fund had […]

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