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Mittelstadt v. Perdue
United States Seventh Circuit
Upheld the U.S. Department of Agriculture's decision not to reenroll the plaintiff's tract of land in a federal conservation program under which the...
01/15/2019 17-2447
The PACA Trust Creditors v. Genecco Produce Inc.
United States Second Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Agriculture
Affirmed a judgment in a dispute between two creditors of an agricultural produce company that filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. One of the creditors...
01/09/2019 17โ€1949-cv
Caltec Ag, Inc. v. Department of Pesticide Regulation
California Court of Appeal
Environmental Law, Agriculture
Affirmed that certain products should have been registered as pesticides before being sold in California. The company contended that the products were...
01/02/2019 F074334
Weyerhaeuser Co. v. US Fish and Wildlife Serv.
United States Supreme Court
Environmental Law, Agriculture
Revived a commercial timber plantation's challenge to the designation of its land as critical habitat for an endangered species of frog, which had not...
11/27/2018 17โ€“71
Monterey Coastkeeper v. State Water Resources Control Board
California Court of Appeal
Agriculture, Environmental Law, Water Law
Held that the California State Water Resources Control Board must reformulate its waiver of waste discharge requirements for irrigated agricultural...
10/17/2018 C080530
Minerva Dairy, Inc. v. Harsdorf
United States Seventh Circuit
Agriculture, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law
Held that Wisconsin's requirement that butter sold at retail be graded for quality and bear a label stating its grade was rationally related to the...
10/03/2018 18โ€1520
Funches v. Progressive Tractor and Implement Co., LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Agriculture
Held that a company that leased farm equipment did not negligently cause the injuries of a motorist who collided with a piece of farm equipment being...
09/28/2018 17-60431
Jackpot Harvesting Co., Inc. v. Superior Court (Lainez)
California Court of Appeal
Labor & Employment Law, Agriculture
Held that a farming business was not liable for failing to pay agricultural employees who worked on a piece-rate basis for certain rest and recovery...
08/14/2018 H044764
League of United Latin American Citizens v. Wheeler
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Agriculture
Held that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency exceeded its statutory authority in refusing to ban use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on food...
08/09/2018 17-71636
US Tobacco Cooperative Inc. v. Big South Wholesale of Virginia, LLC
United States Fourth Circuit
Government Law, Agriculture
Held that the United States should be substituted as a party defendant in a lawsuit in which two defendants were tobacco industry businesspeople who...
08/03/2018 17-2070

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