North Dakota: Company Fined for Illegally Selling ND State University Seed

🕔Feb 15, 2017The 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, 2016Corn 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, 2016In 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, 2016A 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, 2016A 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, 2016In 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, 2015First 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, 2015A 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 […]

U.S. Army Corps Disagree With EPA Over Clean Water Rule – DTN

🕔Aug 3, 2015U.S. Army Corps of Engineers experts raised serious legal questions about the waters of the United States rule in the months leading up to EPA’s release of the final rule […]

Iowa: Nutrient Runoff Lawsuit Could Make National Waves – DTN

🕔Jul 16, 2015The numbers illustrating Iowa’s nutrients runoff problem in the Raccoon River watershed are staggering. The Safe Drinking Water Act caps safe nitrate levels in drinking water at 10 milligrams per […]

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