Case Law Index Agricultural Leases


January 1, 1965 – March 1, 2011

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of reported and unreported federal and state court decisions involving Agricultural Leases that were decided between the dates listed above.  The cases are listed in reverse chronological order. The “Text” link goes to the freely available Google Scholar text of the opinion.  These listings are for educational purposes only, and are not a substitute for legal counsel.

 

 

SUPREME COURT

Pub. Lands Council v. Babbitt, 529 U.S. 728 (2000) (challenge to Dept. of the Interior’s regulations governing the administration of livestock grazing on public lands)   Text

Alamo Land & Cattle Co. v. Arizona, 424 U.S. 295 (1976) (whether U.S. condemnation of Arizona trust lands subject to ten-year grazing lease requires compensation of leasehold interest)   Text

United States v. Fuller, 409 U.S. 488 (1973) (whether Fifth Amendment requires compensation for value added to land from grazing permits)   Text


 

FIFTH CIRCUIT

Rogers v. CIT Group (In re B.C. Rogers Poultry, Inc.), Bankr. No. 01-06516-EE, Adv. No. 03-00122-EE, 2009 WL 3856428 (Bankr. S.D. Miss. Nov. 16, 2009) (standing to challenge lease)  Text

M.J. Farms, Ltd. v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serv., 593 F.Supp.2d 907 (W.D. La. 2008) (cancellation of hunting leases)  Text

In re McCloy, 206 B.R. 428 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 1997) (whether Chapter 12 debtor’s father was entitled to agricultural landlord’s lien on equipment)   Text

Roberts v. United N.M. Bank at Roswell, 14 F.3d 1076 (5th Cir. 1994) (farm lessees bring fraud and negligent misrepresentation claims against bank-lessor)   Text


 

SIXTH CIRCUIT

Matter of Vause, 105 B.R. 399 (Bankr. S.D. Ohio 1988) (lessor claim for prepetition rent under farm lease against Chapter 11 debtors), rev’d, 886 F.2d 794 (6th Cir. 1989)   Text

In re Stroh, 38 B.R. 95 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio 1984) (determination of interest in crops as between owner-lessor and trustee in bankruptcy)   Text

In re Hoover, 31 B.R. 432 (Bankr. S.D. Ohio 1983) (security interests in crops grown by debtor-tenant)   Text


 

SEVENTH CIRCUIT

In re Six, No. 03-74203, 2004 WL 420143 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. Mar. 1, 2004) (reaffirming leases in Chapter 12 Plan)

In re Smith, 302 B.R. 865 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 2003) (avoidance of landlord’s lien)  Text

In re Bowyer, No. 03-90456, 2003 WL 21501931 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. June 26, 2003) (termination of farm lease)

In re Lipcaman, No. 98-70669, 2001 WL 34070798 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. Mar. 19, 2001) (whether relief of stay under Chapter 12 proceeding will adversely affect leasehold)

Schultz v. United States, No. 99-C-7061, 2000 WL 1262918 (N.D. Ill. Sep. 1, 2000) (whether the U.S., as lessor under grazing lease, is liable for damages to plaintiffs livestock)

In re Marshall, 239 B.R. 193 (Bankr. S.D. Ill. 1999) (debtor-tenant avoidance of state’s statutory landlord’s lien on crops)   Text

In re Johnson, Nos. 97-83157, 98-8054, 1999 WL 33582107 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. Jan. 6, 1999) (year-to-year tenancy created under written farm lease)

United States v. Koster, 163 F.3d 1008 (7th Cir. 1998) (use of farm leases to defraud CCC by receiving farm program benefits)   Text

In re Emerick, Nos. 94-81958, 96-8135, 1997 WL 33475231 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. May 5, 1997) (waiver of landlord’s right to terminate farm lease)

In re Smith, 189 B.R. 11 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 1995) (unilateral termination of farm lease violates automatic stay provisions of U.S. Bankruptcy Code)   Text

In re Wilhelm, 173 B.R. 398 (Bankr. E.D. Wis. 1994) (deductibility of expenses of farm animal and equipment leasing activities under Chapter 13)   Text

Harlan E. Moore Charitable Trust v. United States, 812 F.Supp. 130 (C.D. Ill. 1993) (tax consequences of rent received by trust under sharecropping agreement), aff’d, 9 F.3d 623 (7th Cir. 1993)   Text

Drewry v. Metropolitan Life Ins., Nos. S89-437, S89-438, 1991 WL 348492 (N.D. Ind. Jan. 14, 1991) (demand of postpetition rents from farm lease held by trust beneficiaries’ bankruptcy estate), aff’d, Matter of Drewry, 966 F.2d 236 (7th Cir. 1992)   Text

In re Norton, 112 B.R. 932 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 1990) (Chapter 7 trustee liability to landlord under crop share lease)   Text

In re Verdun, 98 B.R. 402 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 1988) (holdover tenancy; right to lease during Chapter 12 reorganization)   Text

Matter of Hilligoss, 849 F.2d 280 (7th Cir. 1988) (landlord’s lien on crops)   Text

Barsch v. Bowen, No. 85-C-12, 1987 WL 8322 (E.D. Wis. Feb. 20, 1987) (effect of lessor’s performance of certain tasks under farm lease on eligibility for disability benefits)

In re Seabloom, 78 B.R. 543 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 1987) (effect of income from rental payments on debtor eligibility for Chapter 12 bankruptcy)   Text

Matter of Gorden, 47 B.R. 245 (Bankr. W.D. Wis. 1985) (doctrine of emblements; security interests)   Text

Matter of Strause, 40 B.R. 110 (Bankr. W.D. Wis. 1984) (amount of rental payments owed by tenant-debtor under rejected, unexpired farm lease)   Text

Schuneman v. United States, No. 82-4027, 1984 WL 2810 (C.D. Ill. Jan. 31, 1984) (nature of decedent’s activities with respect to farm lease for estate tax purposes)


 

EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Hargraves v. David H. Arrington Oil and Gas, No. 2-09-CV-0-0128, 2010 WL 3169607 (E.D. Ark. Aug. 11, 2010) (dispute regarding terms of oil and gas lease on farmland)  Text

In re Burival, 613 F.3d 810 (8th Cir. 2010) (rent obligation under a crop lease)  Text

In re Burival, 406 B.R. 548 (B.A.P. 8th Cir. 2009) (required to perform all duties under lease until rejected)  Text

Wilkinson v. United States, 564 F.3d 927 (8th Cir. 2009) (BIA never leased allotments and did not trespass)  Text

In re Burival, 392 B.R. 793 (Bankr. D. Neb. 2008) (rejection of lease; rent owed till lease rejected)  Text

Lott v. Sponer Land, Ltd., No. 06-1059, 2007 WL 408356 (W.D. Ark. Feb. 2, 2007) (eviction of tenant)

In re Litwiller, 357 B.R. 523 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa 2006) (existence of lease) Dec. 19, 2006  Text

In re James, 368 B.R. 800 (Bankr. E.D. Ark. 2006) (priority of landlord’s lien) May 2, 2006  Text

In re Rogers Hog Farms Co., No. BK02-43097, Adv. No. 4031, 2005 WL 3199673 (Bankr. D. Neb. Aug. 25, 2005) (existence of crop-share lease)

Fort Berthold Land & Livestock Ass’n v. Anderson, 361 F.Supp.2d 1045 (D. N.D. 2005) (BIA retroactively increasing grazing rates)  Text

Agrilliance, L.L.C. v. Runnells Grain Elevator, Inc., 272 F.Supp.2d 800 (S.D. Iowa 2003) (conversion by landlord)   Text

Cent. S.D. Coop. Grazing Dist. v. Sec’y of Agric., 266 F.3d 889 (8th Cir. 2001) (grazing permit holders challenge agency decision to reduce stocking level for grasslands)   Text

In re Wedemeier, 239 B.R. 794 (B.A.P. 8th Cir. 1999) (avoidance of lessors’ liens on crops), vacated, No. 99-6020 NIW, 99-6021 NIW, 2001 WL 1725296 (B.A.P. 8th Cir. Feb. 9, 2001)   Text

Bailey v. United States, 39 F.Supp.2d 1132 (N.D. Iowa 1998) (tax consequences of income derived from farm lease)   Text

Estate of Gavin v. United States, 113 F.3d 802 (8th Cir. 1997) (tax consequences of income derived from farm lease)   Text

Bogner v. U.S. Forest Serv., 851 F.Supp. 1437 (D. S.D. 1994) (challenge of Forest Service’s denial of grazing permit)   Text

Indep. Order of Odd Fellows Grand Lodge of Iowa v. United States, No. 4:90-CV-60552, 1993 WL 393076 (S.D. Iowa June 29, 1993) (tax consequences of income derived from crop share agreement)

Klaudt v. U.S. Dep’t of the Interior, 990 F.2d 409 (8th Cir. 1993) (grazing permit and lease holders of Indian trust land challenge tax assessments and cancellation of leases)   Text

U.S. ex rel. Harlan v. Bacon, 851 F.Supp. 367 (N.D. Iowa 1993) (whether lessees of farmland owned by Indian tribe required approval pursuant to federal statute)   Text

United States v. Huntsman, 959 F.2d 1429 (8th Cir. 1992) (criminal charges against landlords for misrepresenting tenants’ status as producers to qualify for federal farm programs), cert. denied, 506 U.S. 870 (1992)   Text

In re Nelson, 123 B.R. 993 (Bankr. D. S.D. 1991) (existence of valid farm lease; farm lessee rights under 1987 Agricultural Credit Act), vacated, 143 B.R. 722 (D. S.D. 1991)   Text

Kinnan & Kinnan P’ship v. Agristor Leasing, 116 B.R. 162 (Bankr. D. Neb. 1990) (creditor moves to require farmer-debtors to assume or reject unexpired lease)   Text

In re Cloverleaf Farmer’s Co-op, 114 B.R. 1010 (Bankr. D. S.D. 1990) (Conservation Reserve Program not a farm lease entitling secured party to payments as “rents and profits”)   Text

In re Benefield, 102 B.R. 157 (Bankr. E.D. Ark. 1989) (debtor’s unauthorized grant of leasehold interest in farmland avoidable by trustee in bankruptcy)   Text

In re Vernon, 101 B.R. 87 (Bankr. E.D. Mo. 1989) (whether rent proceeds from cash rent lease constitute income from farming operations for purposes of Chapter 12 bankruptcy)   Text

Matter of Plihal, 97 B.R. 554 (Bankr. D. Neb. 1989) (validity of mortgagee lien on rents in foreclosure proceeding)   Text

In re Tuinstra, No. 86-2694-CJ, 1989 WL 1681232 (Bankr. S.D. Iowa Jan. 9, 1989) (automatic termination provision in farm lease)

In re Sesker, No. 87-3014-C, 1988 WL 1571476 (Bankr. S.D. Iowa Sep. 22, 1988) (lessee’s voluntary surrender of possession of leased land waives statutory remedy for breach of lease)

In re Tim Wargo & Sons, Inc., 74 B.R. 469 (Bankr. E.D. Ark. 1987) (whether corporate debtor qualified for Chapter 12 bankruptcy when farming conducted solely by tenant farmer), aff’d, Tim Wargo & Sons, Inc. v. Equitable Life Assurance Soc’y of the U.S., 86 B.R. 150 (E.D. Ark. 1988), aff’d, 869 F.2d 1128 (8th Cir. 1989)   Text

IFG Leasing Co. v. Tibbetts, 675 F.Supp. 547 (D. Minn. 1987) (tenant default on farm equipment lease)   Text

In re Mary Freese Farms, Inc., 73 B.R. 508 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa 1987) (whether landlord’s activities associated with leasing of land qualifies for Chapter 12 protection)   Text

In re Buckley, 65 B.R. 283 (Bankr. D. S.D. 1986) (post-default lease of farm property constituted breach of mortgage), aff’d, 73 B.R. 746 (D. S.D. 1987)   Text

Mangels v. United States, 632 F.Supp. 1555 (S.D. Iowa 1986) (validity of special use valuation with respect to leased farmland), rev’d, 828 F.2d 1324 (8th Cir. 1987)   Text

In re Wild, 50 B.R. 410 (Bankr. D. N.D. 1985), aff’d, 795 F.2d 666 (8th Cir. 1986) (priority of interest in crops grown under farm lease), superseded by statute, 1987 N.D. Laws, ch. 552, §1 (codified as amended at N.D. CENT. CODE § 47-16-03 (1987)), as recognized in Sec. State Bank of N.D. v. Orvik, 636 N.W.2d 664 (N.D. 2001)   Text

In re Fluge, 57 B.R. 451 (Bankr. D. N.D. 1985) (assignment of rents clause in mortgage)   Text

In re Rude, No. 83-04156, 1985 WL 17717 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa Oct. 25, 1985) (landlord’s lien on crops; constructive trust)

Bishop v. Novacek, Civil No. 4-84-1334, 1985 WL 2477 (D. Minn. Sep. 9, 1985) (breach of farm lease; enforceability of security agreements)

In re Glinz, 46 B.R. 266 (Bankr. D. N.D. 1984) (priority of security interests in crops grown by debtor under farm lease), abrogated by Thompson v. Danner, 507 N.W.2d 550 (N.D. 1993)   Text

In re Engstrom, 33 B.R. 369 (Bankr. D. S.D. 1983) (whether lease of farmland by trustee was proper)   Text

Danks v. Fields, 696 F.2d 572 (8th Cir. 1982) (whether grazing fee on reservation lands violated terms of grazing permit)   Text

Coomes v. Adkinson, 414 F.Supp. 975 (D. S.D. 1976) (grazing permittees seek review of government rejection of grazing lease bids on reservation land)   Text

Clark v. Land & Forestry Cmte. of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council, 380 F.Supp. 201 (D. S.D. 1974) (rescission of grazing permit)   Text

United States v. Myra Found. 382 F.2d 107 (8th Cir. 1967) (excludability of rental income of charitable organization from farm leases), superseded by statute, 1969 Amendments, Pub. L. No. 91-172, § 121(b)(2), 83 Stat. 487 (codified as amended at 26 U.S.C. § 512(b)(3)(B)(ii)), as recognized in Harlan E. Moore Charitable Trust v. United States, 9 F.3d 623 (7th Cir. 1993)   Text

Hoffman v. Celebrezze, 246 F.Supp. 380 (E.D. Mo. 1965) (whether rental payments from leased farmland constitutes self-employment income for social security purposes), rev’d, Hoffman v. Gardner, 369 F.2d 837 (8th Cir. 1966)   Text


 

NINTH CIRCUIT

W. Watersheds Project v. Kraayenbrink, 620 F.3d 1187 (9th Cir. 2010) (challenge to changes in nationwide grazing regulations on federal lands)  Text

W. Watersheds Project v. U.S. Dep’t of Interior, No. 08-0506-E-BLW, 2010 WL 2898974 (D. Idaho July 20, 2010) (grazing damage on land held under grazing permit)  Text

Oregon Natural Desert Ass’n v. Tidwell, — F.Supp.2d —-, 2010 WL 2246419 (D. Or. 2010) (challenge under the ESA and NFMA for grazing permits)

Bedke v. Sec’y of Interior, No. CV-09-399-E-DOC, 2010 WL 2000052 (D. Idaho May 19, 2010) (Taylor Grazing Act)

W. Watersheds Project v. U.S Bureau of Land Mgmt., No. 09-0629-E-BLW, 2010 WL 1816254 (D. Idaho May 4, 2010) (enjoining grazing on federal lands)   Text

Buckingham v. Sec’y of U.S. Dep’t of Agric., 603 F.3d 1073 (Ninth Circuit 2010) (cancellation of grazing permit)  Text

Fence Creek Cattle Co. v. U.S. Forest Serv., 602 F.3d 1125 (Ninth Circuit 2010), aff’g, No. 06-1236-SU, 2008 WL 89622 (D. Or. Jan. 7, 2008) (denial of grazing permit)  Text

Logan v. Tiegs, Nos. 03-CV-435-BR, 03-CV-490-BR, 2009 WL 4042920 (D. Or. Nov. 19, 2009) (attorneys fees provision of lease)  Text

W. Watersheds Project v. U.S Bureau of Land Mgmt., No. 09-0507-E-BLW, 2009 WL 3335365 (D. Idaho Oct. 14, 2009) (enjoining grazing on federal lands)  Text

W. Watersheds Project v. U.S. Forest Serv., No. 07-0151-E-BLW, 2009 WL 3245109 (D. Idaho Oct. 5, 2009) (challenging issuance of grazing permit)  Text

W. Watersheds Project v. U.S. Forest Serv., Nos. CV-07-151E-BLW, CV-07-241-E-BLW, 2009 WL 1399120 (D. Idaho Sept. 26, 2009) (challenging modification of grazing permit)  Text

W. Watersheds Project v. Bureau of Land Mgmt., 629 F.Supp.2d 951 (D. Ariz. 2009) (renewal of grazing permits)  Text

Fence Creek Cattle Co. v. U.S. Forest Serv., No. 06-1236-SU, 2008 WL 89622 (D. Or. Jan. 7, 2008) (denial of grazing permit)  Text

Schaefer v. Keele, No. CV-05-1228-PHX-DGC, 2007 WL 2460611 (D. Ariz. Aug. 23, 2007) (not entitled to lost profits from breach of lease)

Linder v. Meadow Gold Dairies, Inc., 515 F.Supp.2d 1166 (D. Haw. 2007) (breach of lease covenants; damages to return property to pre-lease condition)   Text

Linder v. Meadow Gold Dairies, Inc., 515 F.Supp.2d 1154 (D. Haw. 2007) (liquidated damages provision; environmental laws foreseeable and did not frustrate performance of lease)  Text

Linder v. Meadow Gold Dairies, Inc., 515 F.Supp.2d 1141 (D. Haw. 2007) (defenses that the assignee of a lease can raise)   Text

Schaefer v. Reuter, No. CV-05-1228-PHX-DGC, 2007 WL 707070 (D. Ariz. Mar. 6, 2007) (sublease not void because state did not approve of sublease)

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Fort Hall Reservation v. United States, No. CV-02-009-E-BLW, 2006 WL 2949527 (D. Idaho Oct. 16, 2006) (failure by U.S. to promptly pay on agricultural lease)

Burrell v. Armijo, 456 F.3d 1159 (9th Cir. 2006) (breach of federal farm lease by tribe)  Text

Stone v. U.S. Forest Serv., 196 F. App’x 512 (9th Cir. 2006) (cancellation of grazing permit not improper)

Bischel v. United States, 415 F.Supp.2d 1211 (D. Nev. 2006) (waiver of federal grazing permit not a charitable tax deduction)  Text

Thompson v. U.S. Dep’t of Interior, No. CV-05-44-E-BLW, 2005 WL 2367537 (D. Idaho Sept. 27, 2005) (Secretary required under regulations to approve any sublease)

Anchustegui v. Dep’t of Agric., 257 F.3d 1124 (9th Cir. 2001) (holder of renewable grazing permit challenges permit cancellation)   Text

In re Marostica, No. 00-01258, 2000 WL 35439062 (Bankr. D. Idaho Nov. 22, 2000) (position of secured farm lessors under Chapter 12 bankruptcy)

Sw. Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Forest Serv., 82 F.Supp.2d 1070 (D. Ariz. 2000) (challenge brought under Endangered Species Act to issuance of grazing permits)   Text

Or. Natural Desert Assoc. v. Singleton, 75 F.Supp.2d 1139 (D. Or. 1999) (permanent injunction against all grazing permits in areas of concern)   Text

Wilderness Soc’y v. Thomas, 188 F.3d 1130 (9th Cir. 1999) (challenge to issuance of grazing permits)   Text

Ariz. Cattle Growers Assoc. v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serv., 63 F.Supp.2d 1034 (D. Ariz. 1998) (ranchers challenge Incidental Take Statements that precluded the issuance of grazing permits), aff’d, 273 F.3d 1229 (9th Cir. 2001)   Text

Ariz. Cattle Growers Assoc. v. Cartwright, 29 F.Supp.2d 1100 (D. Ariz. 1998) (grazing permit holders challenge region-wide change in grazing management standards)   Text

Minnidoka Irrigation Dist. v. Dep’t of the Interior, 154 F.3d 924 (9th Cir. 1998) (dispute over U.S.’ crediting of profits from grazing and farm leases to Irrigation District)   Text

Or. Natural Desert Assoc. v. Singleton, 47 F.Supp.2d 1182 (D. Or. 1998) (challenge to BLM’s river management plans with respect to grazing permits)   Text

Edwards v. United States, No. 96-17308, 1998 WL 22029 (9th Cir. Jan. 15, 1998) (grazing permit holder challenges land exchange affecting his permit)

United States v. Gardner, 903 F.Supp. 1394 (D. Nev. 1995) (injunction against unauthorized grazing by ranchers whose grazing permits were revoked), aff’d, 107 F.3d 1314 (9th Cir. 1997)   Text

Or. Natural Desert Assoc. v. Thomas, 940 F.Supp. 1534 (D. Or. 1996) (whether Forest Service was required to obtain state certification under Clean Water Act before issuing grazing permits), rev’d, Or. Natural Desert Assoc. v. Dombeck, 172 F.3d 1092 (9th Cir. 1998)   Text

Pedrina v. Chun, 906 F.Supp. 1377 (D. Haw. 1995) (eviction and relocation of tenants at will)   Text

Ecology Ctr., Inc. v. Gorman, 902 F.Supp. 203 (D. Mont. 1995) (challenge to Forest Service’s renewal of grazing permit)   Text

In re Fazzio, 180 B.R. 263 (Bankr. E.D. Cal. 1995) (nature of crop-share agreement for purposes of dividing sales of proceeds of tenancy in common under Chapter 11 plan)   Text

In re Mingo, No. 94-01507, 1994 WL 746426 (Bankr. D. Idaho Dec. 16, 1994) (Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee entitled to rental payments paid to debtor-lessor under farm lease)

Intermountain Ranches, Ltd. v. United States, No. 93-15944, 1994 WL 71189 (9th Cir. Dec. 21, 1994) (grazing permit holders challenge Forest Service’s revocation of permit for failure to comply with terms of permit)

Klump v. United States, No. 94-15837, 1994 WL 692922 (9th Cir. Dec. 9, 1994) (grazing permit holder challenges BLM decision to cancel grazing permit for failure to comply with permit)

Fulton v. United States, 825 F.Supp. 261 (D. Nev. 1993) (ranch purchaser challenges Forest Service decision not to renew previous owners’ grazing permit)   Text

Crook v. Yeutter, No. 89-16429, 1991 WL 78145 (9th Cir. May 10, 1991) (cancellation of grazing permit for falsifying permit application)

In re Kurth Ranch, 110 B.R. 501 (Bankr. D. Mont. 1990) (Chapter 11 trustee seeking postpetition rents from lease of debtors’ farm)   Text

Fallini v. Hodel, 725 F.Supp. 1113 (D. Nev. 1989) (whether grazing permittee’s violated terms of their permit), aff’d, 963 F.2d 275 (9th Cir. 1992)   Text

United States v. Dann, 873 F.2d 1189 (9th Cir. 1989) (whether Indian ranchers with no grazing permit held aboriginal grazing rights)   Text

Bunyard v. Hodel, 702 F.Supp. 820 (D. Nev. 1988) (grazing permit holders challenge BLM reduction of grazing privileges)   Text

In re Dunning, 77 B.R. 789 (Bankr. D. Mont. 1987) (proper valuation of grazing leases under Chapter 12 plan)   Text

In re Sumner, 69 B.R. 758 (Bankr. D. Or. 1986) (creditor security interest in crops grown under crop-share lease)   Text

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Hodel, 618 F.Supp. 848 (E.D. Cal. 1985) (group challenges BLM grazing permit program)   Text

Andersen v. Bureau of Indian Affairs, 764 F.2d 1344 (9th Cir. 1984) (tenant default under farm lease of tribal land; crop proceeds)   Text

In re Nordyke, 43 B.R. 856 (Bankr. D. Or. 1984) (priority of liens on crop proceeds under tenant-debtor Chapter 7 bankruptcy)   Text

Dahl v. Clark, 600 F.Supp. 585 (D. Nev. 1984) (grazing permit holders seek mandamus directing Sec’y of Interior to maintain wild horse population at certain levels)   Text

Holland Livestock Ranch v. United States, 588 F.Supp. 943 (D. Nev. 1984) (revocation of grazing permit)   Text

Schwenke v. Sec’y of the Interior, 720 F.2d 571 (9th Cir. 1983) (grazing permit holders claim Sec’y wrongfully prioritizing wildlife protection over grazing)   Text

Swim v. Bergland, 696 F.2d 712 (9th Cir. 1983) (dispute over grazing rights between Indian tribes and non-Indian permittees)   Text

In re Sabre Farms, Inc., 27 B.R. 532 (Bankr. D. Or. 1982) (property owner seeking determination of rights to rents collected by debtor’s receiver from sublessees)   Text

Garcia v. Andrus, 692 F.2d 89 (9th Cir. 1982) (determination of priority to grazing lease between cotenants)   Text

Stratman v. Watt, 656 F.2d 1321 (9th Cir. 1981) (lessees under grazing lease challenge grant of land patents to native village)   Text

Holland Livestock Ranch v. United States, 655 F.2d 1002 (9th Cir. 1981) (reduction and revocation of certain grazing privileges due to repeated trespass violations)   Text

Green v. United States, 629 F.2d 581 (9th Cir. 1980) (grazing permittees bring claim for damages against government for losses suffered from application of pesticide to grazing lands)   Text

Perkins v. Bergland, 455 F.Supp. 937 (D. Ariz. 1978) (grazing permittees challenge reduction in grazing privileges), vacated, 608 F.2d 803 (9th Cir. 1979)   Text

United States v. Anderson, 442 F.Supp. 10 (D. Mont. 1977) (whether income of noncompetent Indian derived from grazing permits is subject to federal income tax), rev’d, 625 F.2d 910 (9th Cir. 1980)   Text

Sekaquaptewa v. MacDonald, 544 F.2d 396 (9th Cir. 1976) (appeal from court order requiring cancellation of grazing permits within joint use area between Indian tribes in case of failure to comply)   Text

Hamilton v. MacDonald, 503 F.2d 1138 (9th Cir. 1974) (dispute between Indian tribes over grazing rights on shared land)   Text

Mollohan v. Gray, 413 F.2d 349 (9th Cir. 1969) (challenge to partial cancellation of grazing permits)   Text

United States v. Certain Parcels of Land in San Bernardino Cnty., 296 F.Supp. 774 (C.D. Cal. 1969) (whether holders of grazing leases hold compensable interest in condemnation proceeding)   Text


 

TENTH CIRCUIT

McKeen v. U.S. Forest Serv., 615 F.3d 1244 (10th Cir. 2010) (grazing permits on federal land)

Burrell v. Armijo, 603 F.3d 825 (Tenth Circuit 2010) (breach of farm lease against Indian tribe)  Text

Stewart v. Kempthorne, 554 F.3d 1245 (10th Cir. 2009) (denial of grazing permits)   Text

Stewart v. Kempthorne, 593 F.Supp.2d 1240 (D. Utah 2008) (denial of grazing permits)  Text

In re Johnson, No. 06-11024, 2007 WL 2174958 (Bankr. D. Kan. July 26, 2007) (termination of lease; statute of frauds)

Fish Creek Cattle Co. v. U.S. Forest Serv., No. 05-CV-147-B, 2006 WL 1582374 (D. Wyo. June 2, 2006) (cancellation of grazing permits)

Wallace v. Bureau of Land Mgmt., 169 F. App’x 521 (10th Cir. 2006) (modifications of grazing leases)

N.M. Cattle Growers Assoc. v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serv., 81 F.Supp.2d 1141 (D. N.M. 1999) (loss of access to land previously enjoyed under a grazing permit constitutes injury in fact for purposes of establishing constitutional standing to sue), rev’d on other grounds, 248 F.3d 1277 (10th Cir. 2001)   Text

Bischoff v. Glickman, 54 F.Supp.2d 1226 (D. Wyo. 1999) (whether plaintiff has standing to challenge denial of grazing permit), aff’d, Bischoff v. Myers, Nos. 99-8056, 97-CV-253-B, 2000 WL 743686 (10th Cir. June 9, 2000)   Text

Fed. Lands Legal Consortium ex rel. Robart Estate v. United States, 195 F.3d 1190 (10th Cir. 1999) (whether modification of grazing permits violated permitees’ Fifth Amendment procedural due process rights)   Text

Forest Guardians v. Bureau of Land Mgmt., 188 F.R.D. 389 (D. N.M. 1999) (challenge to issuance of grazing permits in conservation area)

Diamond Bar Cattle Co. v. United States, 168 F.3d 1209 (10th Cir. 1999) (whether plaintiffs’ predecessors’ historical grazing patterns gives them right to graze without grazing permit)   Text

Heimann v. Snead, No. 96-2266, 1998 WL 184447 (10th Cir. Apr. 17, 1998) (dispute over rights to grazing lease)

Kane Land and Livestock, Inc. v. United States, 964 F.Supp. 1538 (D. Wyo. 1997) (grazing permittee challenges sanctions imposed by Forest Service for failure to comply with permit terms)   Text

Mantle Ranches, Inc. v. U.S. Park Serv., 945 F.Supp. 1449 (D. Colo. 1996) (injunctive relief sought against grazing permit holder to force compliance with terms of grazing permit)   Text

Baca v. King, 92 F.3d 1031 (10th Cir. 1996) (grazing permit holder challenges BLM’s land exchange transaction affecting his grazing rights)   Text

McKinley v. United States, 828 F.Supp. 888 (D. N.M. 1993) (grazing permit holder challenge of Forest Service decision to reduce number of cattle permitted to graze on allotment)   Text

In re Zweygardt, 149 B.R. 673 (D. Kan. 1992) (whether CRP payments are in the nature of a lease agreement and thus not subject to secured transactions article of UCC)   Text

Parker Land & Cattle Co. v. United States, 796 F.Supp. 477 (D. Wyo. 1992) (liability of federal government for damages resulting from spread of disease from elk or bison on federal land to grazing permittee’s cattle)   Text

In re Cress, 106 B.R. 246 (Bankr. D. Kan. 1989) (whether agreement between creditor and farmer was a lease or financed sale agreement), aff’d, No. 90-3015, 1991 WL 35370 (10th Cir. Mar. 1, 1991)   Text

Griffin v. Fed. Land Bank of Wichita, 708 F.Supp. 313 (D. Kan. 1989) (whether lender was required to lease foreclosed farm homestead to borrowers pending sale of property), aff’d, 902 F.2d 22 (10th Cir. 1990)   Text

In re Kruse, Nos. 87-4198, 87-4199, 87-20287-12, 1988 WL 252384 (D. Kan. Nov. 1, 1988) (whether debtors as lessors under farm lease make them eligible for Chapter 12 bankruptcy)

Bearden v. John Hancock Mut. Life Ins. Co., 708 F.Supp. 1196 (D. Kan. 1987) (punitive damages for wrongful ouster)   Text

Bearden v. John Hancock Mut. Life Ins. Co., 635 F.Supp. 1084 (D. Kan. 1986) (notice of termination)   Text

U.S. ex rel. Bergen v. Lawrence, 620 F.Supp. 1414 (D. Wyo. 1985) (government claim against grazing permittee of wrongful fencing of federal land), aff’d, 848 F.2d 1502 (10th Cir .1988)   Text

Borrego v. United States, 577 F.Supp. 408 (D. N.M. 1983) (grazing permittees challenge Forest Service modification of permit terms)   Text

Valdez v. Applegate, 616 F.2d 570 (10th Cir. 1980) (grazing permittees challenge BLM grazing program resulting in grazing reductions)   Text

Brown v. McCormick, 608 F.2d 410 (10th Cir. 1979) (whether relief granted by court directing transfer of grazing leases was proper)   Text

Barton v. United States, 468 F.Supp. 962 (D. Utah 1979) (grazing permittees bring claim for damages under Federal Tort Claims Act for discontinuance of grazing permits), aff’d, 609 F.2d 977 (10th Cir. 1979)   Text

United States v. 41,098.98 Acres of Land, 548 F.2d 911 (10th Cir. 1977) (grazing lessees had compensable interest in land subject to condemnation action)   Text

United States v. 40,021.64 Acres of Land, 387 F.Supp. 839 (D. N.M. 1975) (determination of compensation for condemnation of leased grazing lands)   Text

Shutler v. United States, 470 F.2d 1143 (10th Cir. 1972) (deductibility of cost of acquiring preference right grazing lease)   Text

Pankey Land & Cattle Co. v. Hardin, 427 F.2d 43 (10th Cir. 1970) (challenge of government grazing fee structure)   Text

Porter v. Resor, 415 F.2d 764 (10th Cir. 1969) (action by grazing permit holder to recover compensation for reduction in grazing permit caused by government taking)   Text

Elquist v. Rasmussen, 381 F.2d 323 (10th Cir. 1967) (trespass dispute between grazing permit holders)   Text


 

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

Cougar Agric. Servs. & Inv., Inc. v. Baggett Bros. Farm, Inc., 249 F. App’x 122 (11th Cir. 2007) (breach of three year lease)

In re Argiannis, 183 B.R. 307 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1995) (failure of debtors to report and deliver rents collected from farm leases)   Text


 

D.C. CIRCUIT

Greater Yellowstone Coal. v. Bosworth, 180 F.Supp.2d 124 (D.C. Cir. 2001) (challenging issuance of grazing permit without environmental impact assessment)   Text

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Morton, 388 F.Supp. 829 (D. D.C. 1974) (environmental group challenges BLM grazing permit program), aff’d, 527 F.2d 1386 (D.C. Cir. 1976)   Text

Bowman v. Udall, 243 F.Supp. 672 (D. D.C. 1965) (grazing permit holders challenge ability of Sec’y to restore land to Indian tribal ownership), aff’d, Hinton v. Udall, 364 F.2d 676 (D.C. Cir. 1966)   Text


 

FEDERAL CIRCUIT

O-Bryan v. United States, 93 Fed. Cl. 57 (Fed. Cl. 2010) (grazing permits on Indian reservation)

O’Bryan v. United States, — Fed.Cl. —-, 2010 WL 1990049 (Fed. Cl. 2010) (administration of tribal grazing permits)

Estate of Hage v. United States, 90 Fed. Cl. 388 (Fed. Cl. 2009) (compensation for termination of grazing permits)

Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States, 75 Fed. Cl. 15 (Fed. Cl. 2007) (government’s breach in fiduciary duty in approving tribe’s lease for operation of pork production facilities)

Sacramento Grazing Ass’n v. United States, 66 Fed. Cl. 211 (Fed. Cl. 2005) (cancellation of grazing permit)

McNabb v. United States, 54 Fed. Cl. 759 (Fed. Cl. 2002) (denial of crop subsidy; BIA denial of crop share leases)

Edwards v. United States, 30 F. App’x 970 (Fed. Cir. 2002) (equitable powers of court; governments failure to reinstate grazing rights)

Klump v. United States, 30 F. App’x 958 (Fed. Cir. 2002) (grazing permit not a compensable property interest)

Bradshaw v. U.S., 47 Fed. Cl. 549 (Fed. Cl. 2000) (whether cancellation of grazing permit constitutes a taking under the Fifth Amendment)

Hage v. United States, 42 Fed. Cl. 249 (Fed. Cl. 1998) (effect of government’s grazing permit authority on existing water rights), rescinded in part by 51 Fed. Cl. 570 (Fed. Cl. 2002)

Mitchell v. United States, 41 Fed. Cl. 617 (Fed. Cl. 1998) (whether alleged interference with plaintiffs’ water rights and grazing privileges constituted a Fifth Amendment taking)

Alves v. United States, 133 F.3d 1454 (Fed. Cir. 1998) (grazing permit holder alleges Fifth Amendment taking and breach of contract against BLM)   Text

Store Safe Redlands Assoc. v. United States, 35 Fed. Cl. 726 (Fed. Cl. 1996) (grazing permit holder alleges Fifth Amendment taking of grazing privileges against Forest Service)

Logan Canyon Cattle Assoc. v. United States, 34 Fed. Cl. 165 (Fed. Cl. 1995) (grazing permit holders sought to compel government to reconstruct boundary line fence on grazing allotment)

White Sands Ranchers of N.M. v. United States, 16 Cl. Ct. 13 (Cl. Ct. 1988) (congressional reference proceeding to determine whether bill providing compensation for loss of grazing permit provides a legal or equitable claim)

Gila River Pima-Maricopa Indian Cmty. v. United States, 9 Cl. Ct. 660 (Cl. Ct. 1986) (breach of Indian trust duties in connection with irrigation leasing program), aff’d, 877 F.2d 961 (Fed. Cir. 1989)   Text

Alder v. United States, 7 Cl. Ct. 542 (Cl. Ct. 1985) (grazing permit holders challenge government order restoring Indian ownership of federal land which caused cancellation of their permits), aff’d, 785 F.2d 1004 (Fed. Cir. 1986)   Text

Bundrick v. United States, 7 Cl. Ct. 532 (Cl. Ct. 1985) (lessees of federal land bring inverse condemnation claim against government in connection with restoration of Indian ownership of federal land), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 785 F.2d 1009 (Fed. Cir. 1986)   Text

Kaecker v. United States, 222 Ct. Cl. 574 (Ct. Cl. 1980) (grazing permittees claim termination of grazing permits constitute government taking without compensation)


 

TAX COURT

Weeldreyer v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo 2003-324 (T.C. 2003) (deductibility of expenses related to farm leasing)

Schmidt v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo 2003-325 (T.C. 2003) (deductibility of expenses related to farm leasing)

Tschetter v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo 2003-327 (T.C. 2003) (deductibility of expenses related to farm leasing)

McNamara v. Comm’r, 78 T.C.M. (CCH) 530 (T.C. 1999) (taxability of income earned from farm lease rental payments), rev’d, 236 F.3d 410 (8th Cir. 2000)   Text

Hohenstein v. Comm’r, 73 T.C.M. (CCH) 1886 (T.C. 1997) (estate tax consequences of cash rent lease of farm land)   Text

Mizell v. Comm’r, 70 T.C.M. (CCH) 1469 (T.C. 1995) (whether rent payments from farm leases constitute self-employment income)

LeFever v. Comm’r, 103 T.C. 525 (T.C. 1994) (estate tax consequences of leasing farm land for which an election of special use valuation was made), aff’d, 100 F.3d 778 (10th Cir. 1996)   Text

Estate of Proctor v. Comm’r, 67 T.C.M. (CCH) 2943 (T.C. 1994) (effect of grazing lease option on value of charitable deduction)

White’s Iowa Manual Labor Inst. v. Comm’r, 68 T.C.M. (CCH) 389 (T.C. 1993) (whether rents received under crop-share lease are excluded from unrelated business taxable income)

Trust U/W Oblinger v. Comm’r, 100 T.C. 114 (T.C. 1993) (whether rents received under crop-share leases are excluded from unrelated business taxable income)   Text

Estate of Klosterman v. Comm’r, 99 T.C. 313 (T.C. 1992) (irrigation assessments paid by farm tenants included in gross cash rental received for calculating farmland valuation for estate tax purposes), aff’d, 32 F.3d 402 (9th Cir. 1994)   Text

Huestis v. Comm’r, 63 T.C.M. (CCH) 2443 (T.C. 1992) (taxpayer claim of investment credit under farm lease)

Shaw v. Comm’r, 62 T.C.M. (CCH) 396 (T.C. 1991) (estate tax liability for cash lease of ranch property)   Text

Applegate v. Comm’r, 94 T.C. 696 (T.C. 1990) (tax consequences of crop share rentals future payments contracts), aff’d, 980 F.2d 1125 (7th Cir. 1992)   Text

Williamson v. Comm’r, 93 T.C. 242 (T.C. 1989) (estate tax liability for crop-share lease of farm), aff’d, 974 F.2d 1525 (9th Cir. 1992)   Text

Estate of Barberger v. Comm’r, 54 T.C.M. (CCH) 1550 (T.C. 1988) (whether taxpayer is entitled to deduction of unearned rental payments under grazing lease)

Estate of Coffing v. Comm’r, 53 T.C.M. (CCH) 1314 (T.C. 1987) (estate tax liability for lease of farm land)   Text

Martin by Martin v. Comm’r, 84 T.C. 620 (T.C. 1985) (estate tax consequences of cash rent lease of farm), aff’d, Martin v. Comm’r, 783 F.2d 81 (7th Cir. 1986)   Text

P.R. Farms, Inc. v. Comm’r, 48 T.C.M. (CCH) 1379 (T.C. 1984) (deductibility of rental payments under farm lease), aff’d, 820 F.2d 1084 (9th Cir. 1987)   Text

Uecker v. Comm’r, 81 T.C. 63 (T.C. 1983) (validity of amortized cost deductions over duration of grazing lease), aff’d, 766 F.2d 909 (5th Cir. 1985)   Text

Estate of Coon v. Comm’r, 81 T.C. 602 (T.C. 1983) (whether landlord is allowed to claim special use valuation for farm land)   Text

Kleuskens v. Comm’r, 43 T.C.M. (CCH) 1160 (T.C. 1982) (taxpayer claim of investment credit under farm lease)   Text

Kennedy v. Comm’r, 33 T.C.M. (CCH) 655 (T.C. 1974) (tax consequences of payments received under sharecrop arrangement)   Text

Nicol’s Estate v. Comm’r, 56 T.C. 179 (T.C. 1971) (whether leased farm property is included in taxable estate)   Text

Stevens v. Comm’r, 52 T.C. 330 (T.C. 1969) (whether income of noncompetent Indian from, inter alia, grazing permits is taxable), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 452 F.2d 741 (9th Cir. 1971)   Text

Tatum v. Comm’r, 46 T.C. 736 (T.C. 1966) (effect of charitable donation of sharecrop rents on landowner’s tax liability), aff’d, 400 F.2d 242 (5th Cir. 1968)   Text

Holt v. Comm’r, 44 T.C. 686 (T.C. 1965) (whether noncompetent Indian holding grazing permit on tribal land is subject to federal income tax), aff’d, 364 F.2d 38 (8th Cir. 1966)   Text


 

ALABAMA

Miles v. Foust, 889 So.2d 591 (Ala. Civ. App. 2004) (breach of lease agreement; displacement of tenant)  Text

Gilbert v. Smith, 535 So.2d 118 (Ala. 1988) (farm lease provision does not preclude finding existence of partnership)   Text


 

ALASKA

Jerrel v. State Dep’t of Natural Res., 999 P.2d 138 (Alaska 2000) (lessees challenge termination of grazing lease)   Text

Stratman v. Leisnoi, Inc., 969 P.2d 1139 (Alaska 1998) (quiet title action brought by native village against holder of grazing lease)   Text

Geczy v. State Dep’t of Natural Res., 924 P.2d 103 (Alaska 1996) (denial of application for grazing lease)   Text

Wright v. Vickaryous, 598 P.2d 490 (Alaska 1979) (landlord action to recover possession of land and collect damages from holdover farm tenant)   Text

McCarrey v. Comm’r of Natural Res., 526 P.2d 1353 (Alaska 1974) (cancellation of grazing lease)   Text

Mercer v. Yutan Constr. Co., 420 P.2d 323 (Alaska 1966) (grazing permit holder alleges damages from construction of access road across leased land)   Text


 

ARIZONA

Koepnick v. Ariz. State Land Dep’t, 212 P.3d 62 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2009) (reclassification of state land; cancellation of ag lease)  Text

Forest Guardians v. Wells, 4 P.3d 1054 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2000) (denial of grazing lease application), vacated, 34 P.3d 364 (Ariz. 2001)   Text

Jeffries v. Hassell, 3 P.3d 1071 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2000) (taxpayers challenge State Land Dep’t practices regarding issuance and renewal of grazing leases on state trust lands)   Text

Sullivan v. State Land Dep’t, 838 P.2d 1360 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1992) (lessee seeks attorney’s fees from dispute over state grazing lease)   Text

Bar J Bar Cattle Co. v. Pace, 763 P.2d 545 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1988) (whether inducement of lessor to sell property constituted interference with lessee’s rights under grazing lease)   Text

Stewart Title & Trust of Tucson v. Pima Cnty., 751 P.2d 552 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1987) (whether land subject to grazing lease entitled to agricultural classification for tax purposes)   Text

Cracchiolo v. State, 706 P.2d 1219 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1985) (holders of grazing lease bring trespass action against state)   Text

Sherrill & La Follette v. Mohave Cnty., 529 P.2d 1200 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1975) (whether past grazing leases were sufficient to classify land as grazing land for ad valorem tax purposes)   Text

State ex rel. Lassen v. Self-Realization Fellowship Church, 517 P.2d 1280 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1974) (whether the state can reacquire title to land by adverse possession through grazing leases and subleases)   Text

Tidwell v. State ex rel. Herman, 514 P.2d 1260 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1973) (inverse condemnation claim brought by grazing permit holders)   Text

Chu v. Ronstadt, 498 P.2d 560 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1972) (whether valid farm lease was formed)   Text

D&S Farms v. Producers Cotton Oil Co., 492 P.2d 429 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1972) (rights of assignee of rents and profits under farm lease)   Text

Pretzer v. Lassen, 479 P.2d 430 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1971) (challenge of state decision granting grazing lease)   Text

England v. Ally Ong Hing, 459 P.2d 498 (Ariz. 1969) (whether lessees under federal grazing lease have standing to sue for damage to possessory interest in leased land)   Text

Ruelas v. Ruelas, 436 P.2d 490 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1968) (whether state court can determine ownership of grazing permit in partition action; validity of agreement to hold grazing permit in trust for benefit of non-owner of cattle)   Text

O’Malley Inv. & Realty Co. v. Trimble, 422 P.2d 740 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1967) (breach of ranch lease)   Text


 

ARKANSAS

Konecny v. Dwight E. Anderson Living Trust, No. CA 09-146, 2009 Ark. App. 732, 2009 WL 3644840 (Ark. Ct. App. Nov. 4, 2009) (no conversion of crop share interest)

Riceland Foods, Inc. v. Pearson, — S.W.3d —, 2009 WL 3486034 (Ark. 2009) (landlord lien)

Seidenstricker Farms v. Warren N. Doss & Etta A. Doss Family Trust, 286 S.W.3d 142 (Ark. 2008) (termination of lease; denial of attorney’s fees)  Text

Seidenstricker Farms v. Warren N. Doss & Etta A. Doss Family Trust, 270 S.W.3d 842 (Ark. 2008) (termination of lease; damages for tenant’s improvements to property)  Text

Stokes v. Farmers Grain Terminal, Inc., No. CA 05-763, 2006 WL 2879451 (Ark. Ct. App. Oct. 11, 2006) (priority of landlord’s lien)

Hudson v. Cook, 105 S.W.3d 821 (Ark. Ct. App. 2003) (conversion and interference with business by tenant)  Text

Verneen v. Hargrove, 96 S.W.3d 762 (Ark. Ct. App. 2003) (late rent and providing water to neighbor not material breach of lease)  Text

Collins v. Cunningham, 29 S.W.3d 764 (Ark. Ct. App. 2000) (breach of lease of pasture land)   Text

Reynolds v. Baumgarner, No. CA-99-16, 1999 WL 1212492 (Ark. Ct. App. Dec. 15, 1999) (termination of oral lease of farm land)

Redwine v. Jones, No. CA-99-91, 1999 WL 1031265 (Ark. Ct. App. Nov. 10, 1999) (claim for unpaid rent under farm lease)

Smith v. Parker, 998 S.W.2d 1 (Ark. Ct. App. 1999) (farm lease enforceable against new land owners with actual knowledge of lease)   Text

Hale v. Ruff, No. CA-98-1373, 1999 WL 436281 (Ark. Ct. App. June 23, 1999) (wrongful termination of oral lease of poultry houses)

Adkinson v. Kilgore, 970 S.W.2d 327 (Ark. Ct. App. 1998) (breach of crop and pasture lease)   Text

Sloan v. Tribble, No. CA-96-1266, 1997 WL 573349 (Ark. Ct. App. Sep. 10, 1997) (notice of termination of oral farm lease)

Dodd v. Sugar Tree Farms, Inc., No. CA-94-621, 1995 WL 311559 (Ark. Ct. App. May 17, 1995) (whether prior judgment interfered with tenant’s option to renew farm lease)

Cummings v. Fingers, 753 S.W.2d 865 (Ark. 1988) (lessor seeking deficiency and disaster payments due lessee to satisfy default judgment)   Text

Morgan v. Morgan, No. CA-87-231, 1988 WL 46959 (Ark. Ct. App. May 11, 1988) (equitable cancellation of farm leases)

Plafcan v. Griggs, 724 S.W.2d 467 (Ark. 1987) (termination of oral year-to-year farm lease with life tenant)   Text

Brown v. Chapman Farms, Inc., 709 S.W.2d 404 (Ark. 1986) (punitive damages for landlord’s intentional destruction of tenant’s crop)   Text

Kistler v. Stoddard, 688 S.W.2d 746 (Ark. Ct. App. 1985) (unjustment enrichment of purchaser of land by harvesting crops grown under farm lease)   Text

First Nat’l Bank v. Arnold, No. CA 83-277, 1984 WL 1874 (Ark. Ct. App. May 30, 1984) (action by lessor to cancel farm leases)

L.L. Cole & Son, Inc. v. Hickman, 665 S.W.2d 278 (Ark. 1984) (wrongful eviction action brought by farm tenant)   Text

Steele v. Murphy, 650 S.W.2d 573 (Ark. 1983) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Stone v. Bowls, No. CA-81-159, 1981 WL 957 (Ark. Ct. App. Dec. 23, 1981) (breach of implied covenant; waste; abandonment of lease)

Holmes v. Riceland Foods, Inc., 546 S.W.2d 414 (Ark. 1977) (landlord’s lien on crops)   Text

Cason v. Leverette, 502 S.W.2d 459 (Ark. 1973) (tenant indemnification of landlord for unlawful detention of land)   Text

Cockrum v. McCallie, 488 S.W.2d 717 (Ark. 1973) (whether option to purchase under prior farm lease remained valid under new farm lease)   Text


 

CALIFORNIA

Fjelline v. Greco, No. C035835, 2002 WL 922699 (Cal. Ct. App. May 8, 2002) (division of federal program payments; damages from breach of lease)

Gunter v. Perrett, No. F036505, 2002 WL 337526 (Cal. Ct. App. Mar. 4, 2002) (when lease terminates; reimbursement of expenses)

Hubbard v. Brown, 256 Cal.Rptr. 430 (Cal. Ct. App. 1989) (liability of grazing permittee for personal injury sustained on permitted area), rev’d, 785 P.2d 1183 (Cal. 1990)   Text

Estate of Anderson, 196 Cal.Rptr. 782 (Cal. Ct. App. 1983) (claim for damages against estate executor for, inter alia, failure to renegotiate grazing lease to maximize income)   Text

Rollins v. Stokes, 176 Cal.Rptr. 835 (Cal. Ct. App. 1981) (option to purchase under farm lease)   Text

Dressler v. Cnty. of Alpine, 134 Cal.Rptr. 554 (Cal. Ct. App. 1976) (whether grazing permits are taxable possessory interests)   Text

Asell v. Rodrigues, 108 Cal.Rptr. 566 (Cal. Ct. App. 1973) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Bd. of Supervisors v. Archer, 96 Cal.Rptr. 375 (Cal. Ct. App. 1971) (whether grazing permit is a “possessory interest” for purposes of tax statute)

Placer Cnty. Water Agency v. Jonas, 80 Cal.Rptr. 252 (Cal. Ct. App. 1969) (grazing permit holder claims compensable interest in land taken via eminent domain)   Text

El Tejon Cattle Co. v. San Diego Cnty., 413 P.2d 146 (Cal. 1966) (whether land held under grazing lease was tax exempt)   Text

Carey v. Glenco Citrus Prod. Co., 45 Cal.Rptr. 365 (Cal. Dist. Ct. App. 1965) (crop buyer’s rights upon termination of lease due to tenant’s default)   Text


 

COLORADO

In re Estate of Whittman, 220 P.3d 961 (Colo. Ct. App. 2009) (failure to pay proceeds from crops; breach of crop-share lease)  Text

Schreck v. T&C Sanderson Farms, Inc., 37 P.3d 510 (Colo. App. 2001) (farm lease purchase option; statute of frauds)   Text

Besch v. Jefferson Cnty. Bd. of Cnty. Comm’rs, 20 P.3d 1195 (Colo. App. 2000) (whether taxpayers are entitled to agricultural classification of property for allowing trespass grazing on property without grazing lease)   Text

Douglas Cnty. Bd. of Equalization v. Clarke, 921 P.2d 717 (Colo. 1996) (whether land under grazing lease must actually be grazed to qualify for agricultural classification for tax purposes)   Text

Jarnagin v. Busby, Inc., 867 P.2d 63 (Colo. App. 1993) (breach of oral agreement to lease farm)   Text

Mercantile Fin. Corp. v. Hammit, 680 P.2d 239 (Colo. App. 1984) (breach of farm equipment lease)   Text

Lutz v. McLain, 538 P.2d 472 (Colo. App. 1975) (lessees bring action to quiet title to certain land)   Text

Ziegler v. Hendrickson, 528 P.2d 400 (Colo. App. 1975) (tenant action to recover crops harvested by landlord after expiration of lease)   Text

Baber v. Baber, 474 P.2d 630 (Colo. App. 1970) (rights to rental proceeds of farm lease upon foreclosure)   Text

Rutherford v. Scarborough, 472 P.2d 721 (Colo. App. 1970) (right to subsidy payments under farm lease)   Text


 

CONNECTICUT

Town of Newington v. Estate of Young, 777 A.2d 219 (Conn. Super. Ct. 2001) (farm lessee entitled to compensation for loss of crops from town’s condemnation of farmland)


 

DELAWARE

Makin v. Mack, 336 A.2d 230 (Del. Ch. 1975) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text


 

FLORIDA

Strano v. Reisinger Real Estate, Inc., 534 So.2d 1214 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1989) (broker commission on farm lease)   Text

Brown v. Snellgrove, 503 So.2d 447 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1987) (negligence liability under cash farm lease)   Text

Davidson v. Howard, 438 So.2d 899 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1983) (liability for personal injury due to stray cow between landowner and grazing lessee)   Text

Wright v. McGinley, 351 So.2d 1151 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1977) (evicted tenant’s right to crops)   Text

Smith v. Ring, 250 So.2d 913 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1971) (whether land under grazing lease qualified for agricultural zoning classification for county tax purposes)   Text


 

GEORGIA

Aldridge v. Overstreet, 584 S.E.2d 46 (Ga. Ct. App. 2003) (lessee could not enforce unlawful restrictive covenant)  Text

Shivers v. Webster, 480 S.E.2d 304 (Ga. Ct. App. 1997) (farmland lessee’s right of first refusal under lease’s purchase option)   Text

Nunn v. Taylor, 338 S.E.2d 453 (Ga. Ct. App. 1985) (action to terminate farm lease for tenant breach)   Text

Young v. Lindsey Credit Corp., 337 S.E.2d 457 (Ga. Ct. App. 1985) (breach of lease for farm irrigation systems)   Text

H.L. Moore Co. v. Eakes, 308 S.E.2d 692 (Ga. Ct. App. 1983) (lessor sues lessee for rent due under farm lease)   Text

Knighton v. Gary, 295 S.E.2d 138 (Ga. Ct. App. 1982) (dispossessory action by landlord against holdover tenants)   Text

Hardin v. Great Northern Nekoosa Corp., 229 S.E.2d 371 (Ga. 1976) (timber company’s rights to crops under farm lease)   Text

Clark v. Nelson, 217 S.E.2d 158 (Ga. 1975) (farm tenant injunction against landlord)   Text

Ga. Power Co. v. Fletcher, 148 S.E.2d 915 (Ga. Ct. App. 1966) (lessor action for cancellation for breach of farm lease)   Text


 

IDAHO

Idaho Power Co. v. Hulet, 90 P.3d 335 (Idaho 2004) (third-party beneficiary of lease)  Text

Wade Baker & Sons Farms v. Corp. of Presiding Bishop of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 42 P.3d 715 (Idaho Ct. App. 2002) (collection of rents)  Text

Belk v. Martin, 39 P.3d 592 (Idaho 2001) (reformation of written cash rent land lease)   Text

Corder v. Idaho Farmway, Inc., 986 P.2d 1019 (Idaho Ct. App. 1999) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Idaho Watersheds Project v. State Bd. of Land Comm’rs, 982 P.2d 371 (Idaho 1999) (challenge of grazing lease application rejection)   Text

Zanotti v. Cook, 922 P.2d 1077 (Idaho Ct. App. 1996) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Idaho Watersheds Project v. State Bd. of Land Comm’rs, 918 P.2d 1206 (Idaho 1996) (whether grazing lease bidder was a qualified applicant)   Text

Higley v. Woodard, 861 P.2d 101 (Idaho Ct. App. 1993) (successor purchasers of property sue lessee for failure to account under farm lease)   Text

Farm Credit Bank of Spokane v. Wissel, 836 P.2d 511 (Idaho 1992) (attorney fees provision of farm lease)   Text

Melton v. Lehmann, 794 P.2d 650 (Idaho Ct. App. 1990) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Krepcik v. Tippett, 710 P.2d 606 (Idaho Ct. App. 1985) (termination of lease for tenant default; notice of termination)   Text

Hansen v. Sweet, 702 P.2d 823 (Idaho 1985) (dispute between vendor and purchaser of land over rights to crops grown by tenant under share crop lease)   Text

Rayl v. Shull Enter., 700 P.2d 567 (Idaho 1985) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Wing v. Hulet, 684 P.2d 314 (Idaho Ct. App. 1984) (dispute over damages arising under farm lease)  Text

Wing v. Amalgamated Sugar Co., 684 P.2d 307 (Idaho Ct. App. 1984) (whether lessor is entitled to payment directly by purchaser of crops under crop share lease), overruled by NBC Leasing Co. v. R&T Farms, Inc., 733 P.2d 721 (Idaho 1987)   Text

Circle C Ranch Co. v. Jayo, 659 P.2d 107 (Idaho 1983) (breach of lease provision to transfer grazing permit)   Text

Funk v. Funk, 633 P.2d 586 (Idaho 1981) (tenant’s right to sublet under farm lease)   Text

Lamb v. Robinson, 620 P.2d 276 (Idaho 1980) (damages for breach of farm lease)   Text

Gillette v. Storm Circle Ranch, 619 P.2d 1116 (Idaho 1980) (lessee unjust enrichment claim)   Text

Robert V. De Shazo & Assoc. v. Farm Mgmt. Serv., Inc., 610 P.2d 109 (Idaho 1980) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Krasselt v. Koester, 578 P.2d 240 (Idaho 1978) (lessees bring action to quiet title on grazing land)   Text

Peterson v. Conida Warehouses, Inc., 575 P.2d 481 (Idaho 1978) (validity of tenant farmers’ transfer of owner’s share in crops to third party under asserted crop-share lease)   Text

Schlegel v. Hansen, 570 P.2d 292 (Idaho 1977) (purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Olson v. Bedke, 555 P.2d 156 (Idaho 1976) (lessor action to terminate farm lease)   Text

Isaacson v. First Sec. Bank of Utah, 511 P.2d 269 (Idaho 1973) (first refusal provision in farm lease)   Text

Jenkins v. Donaldson, 429 P.2d 841 (Idaho 1967) (lessor action to recover debts arising out of sharecropping lease)   Text

Eldredge v. Jensen, 404 P.2d 624 (Idaho 1965) (whether tenants can recover damages for landlord’s sale of farm)   Text


 

ILLINOIS

Olmstead v. Nodland, 828 N.E.2d 338 (Ill. App. Ct. 2005) (lease terminated at end of year life tenant died in)   Text

County of Kendall v. Rosenwinkel, 818 N.E.2d 425 (Ill. App. Ct. 2004) (landlords not liable for zoning violations by tenants)  Text

WestPoint Marine, Inc. v. Prange, 812 N.E.2d 1016 (Ill. App. Ct. 2004) (denial of specific performance to enforce lease’s option-to-buy provision)  Text

Nokomis Quarry Co. v. Dietl, 775 N.E.2d 669 (Ill. App. Ct. 2002) (tenant’s removal of buildings and fixtures)  Text

Daughtery v. Burns, 772 N.E.2d 237 (Ill. App. Ct. 2002) (termination of oral crop share lease)  Text

Dundee Twp. v. Dep’t of Revenue, 757 N.E.2d 982 (Ill. App. Ct. 2001) (land under farm lease and owned by township not tax exempt under township code)   Text

In re Estate of Long, 726 N.E.2d 187 (Ill. App. Ct. 2000) (executor’s breach of fiduciary duty for entering into long-term farm lease)   Text

Mann v. Mann, 671 N.E.2d 73 (Ill. App. Ct. 1996) (tenancy-for-years farm lease enforceable against farm land grantees)   Text

Ames v. Sayler, 642 N.E.2d 1340 (Ill. App. Ct. 1994) (farm lease a personal services contract that terminated at farm tenant’s death)   Text

Lake Cnty. Trust Co. v. Two Bar B, Inc., 606 N.E.2d 258 (Ill. App. Ct. 1992) (mortgagee right to proceeds from mortgagor under crop-share lease)   Text

Sherwin v. Ault, 579 N.E.2d 425 (Ill. App. Ct. 1991) (statute of frauds)   Text

Freese v. Buoy, 576 N.E.2d 1176 (Ill. App. Ct. 1991) (breach of sharecropping agreement; trespass)   Text

Loepker v. Wesselman, 569 N.E.2d 321 (Ill. App. Ct. 1991) (replevin action for standing crops against mortgagor who redeemed leased property)   Text

Kane v. McDermott, 547 N.E.2d 708 (Ill. App. Ct. 1989) (farm lease purchase option)   Text

Borg-Warner Leasing, Inc. v. Bauer, 544 N.E.2d 1322 (Ill. App. Ct. 1989) (breach of farm equipment lease)   Text

Shaw v. Citizens State Bank of Shipman, 540 N.E.2d 1132 (Ill. App. Ct. 1989) (stay of tenant farmer claims pending bankruptcy proceeding determining validity of cash rent lease)   Text

Rockford Mut. Ins. Co. v. Schuppner, 538 N.E.2d 732 (Ill. App. Ct. 1989) (personal injury liability under farm tenant insurance policy)   Text

Kurtz v. Ill. Nat’l Bank of Springfield, 534 N.E.2d 1007 (Ill. App. Ct. 1989) (farm tenants claim security agreement in crops interferes with lease terms)   Text

De Kalb Bank v. Purdy, 520 N.E.2d 957 (Ill. App. Ct. 1988) (mortgagee claim to rents derived from farm lease of land secured by trust deed held by mortgagee)   Text

Anna Nat’l Bank v. Prater, 506 N.E.2d 769 (Ill. App. Ct. 1987) (right to crops on leased property under foreclosure), superseded by statute, Ill. Laws Public Act of 1988, Pub. L. No. 85-1427, 1428  Text

In re Estate of Allison, 488 N.E.2d 1035 (Ill. App. Ct. 1986) (whether executor breached fiduciary duty by acting as both landlord and tenant of estate farmland)   Text

Leigh v. Lynch, 479 N.E.2d 346 (Ill. App. Ct. 1985) (doctrine of emblements), rev’d, 493 N.E.2d 1040 (Ill. 1986)   Text

Helland v. Larson, 485 N.E.2d 457 (Ill. App. Ct. 1985) (notice of termination of year-to-year farm lease)   Text

Appelgren v. Walsh, 483 N.E.2d 686 (Ill. App. Ct. 1985) (breach of farm lease; defense of property)   Text

Dunteman v. State, No. 77-CC-1524, 1985 WL 729655 (Ill. Ct. Cl. Aug. 16, 1985) (breach of oral extension of written farm lease)

Steffen v. Paulus, 465 N.E.2d 1021 (Ill. App. Ct. 1984) (notice of termination of crop-share lease)   Text

Decatur Prod. Credit Ass’n v. Murphy, 456 N.E.2d 267 (Ill. App. Ct. 1983) (priority of security interests in crops grown by tenant-debtor)   Text

Santa Fe Land Improvement Co. v. Ill. Prop. Tax Appeal Bd., 448 N.E.2d 3 (Ill. App. Ct. 1983) (proper valuation of leased farmland for tax assessment purposes)   Text

Redfern v. Sullivan, 444 N.E.2d 205 (Ill. App. Ct. 1983) (breach of farm lease)   Text

N. Trust Co. v. Haning, 437 N.E.2d 329 (Ill. App. Ct. 1982) (lessor action to reclaim possession of farm from holdover tenant)   Text

Hartke v. Conn, 429 N.E.2d 885 (Ill. App. Ct. 1981) (validity of lifetime crop-share lease)   Text

In re Flowers’ Estate, 420 N.E.2d 216 (Ill. App. Ct. 1981) (notice of termination of farm tenancy)   Text

Miller v. Knight, 401 N.E.2d 314 (Ill. App. Ct. 1980) (surrender of farm lease by tenant)   Text

Wainwright v. Lyons, 392 N.E.2d 783 (Ill. App. Ct. 1979) (farm tenant claim of wrongful eviction)   Text

Haarman v. Haarman, 375 N.E.2d 539 (Ill. App. Ct. 1978) (effect of farm lease with purchase option on partition action)   Text

Cox v. Grant, 373 N.E.2d 820 (Ill. App. Ct. 1978) (validity of notice provisions of farm lease)   Text

Hintz v. Lazarus, 373 N.E.2d 1018 (Ill. App. Ct. 1978) (grant of farm lease as consideration for entering into contract unenforceable for indefiniteness)   Text

Winn v. Turner, 371 N.E.2d 170 (Ill App. Ct. 1977) (notice of termination of year-to-year farm lease)   Text

Yarc v. Am. Hosp. Supply Co., 307 N.E.2d 749 (Ill. App. Ct. 1974) (whether holdover tenancy was created)   Text

Butz v. Butz, 299 N.E.2d 782 (Ill. App. Ct. 1973) (effect of tenant failure to exercise option to purchase before expiration of farm lease)   Text

Ralston Purina Co. v. Killam, 293 N.E.2d 750 (Ill. App. Ct. 1973) (rights to crop proceeds as between life tenant’s personal representative and remaindermen under crop share agreement between life tenant and under tenant)   Text

Willstead v. Johnston Feed Serv., Inc., No. 72-L-89, 1972 WL 2630 (Ill. Cir. Ct. Oct. 30, 1972) (landlord’s lien on crops)


 

INDIANA

Myers v. Leedy, 915 N.E.2d 133 (Ind. 2009) (leasehold survives forfeiture action)  Text

R & R Real Estate Co. v. C & N Armstrong Farms, 854 N.E.2d 365 (Ind. Ct. App. 2006) (breach of grain bin rental agreement; unjust enrichment damages)  Text

Goodwine v. Goodwine, 819 N.E.2d 824 (Ind. Ct. App. 2004) (no breach of deed of trust by building tool shed for tenant)  Text

Coates v. Jaye, 633 N.E.2d 334 (Ind. Ct. App. 1994) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Montgomery Cnty. Farm Bureau Coop. Ass’n v. Deseret Title Holding Corp., 513 N.E.2d 193 (Ind. Ct. App. 1987) (priority of interest in crop proceeds as between tenant creditor and landlord)   Text

Peoples State Bank of Clay Cnty. v. Thompson, 462 N.E.2d 1068 (Ind. Ct. App. 1984) (landlord’s lien on crops)   Text

Pilotte v. Brummett, 332 N.E.2d 834 (Ind. Ct. App. 1975) (ejectment action brought by landlord)   Text

Myers v. Maris, 326 N.E.2d 577 (Ind. Ct. App. 1975) (reliance on oral agreement to extend farm lease)   Text

Richardson v. Scroggham, 307 N.E.2d 80 (Ind. Ct. App. 1974) (right of tenant to harvest crops after death of landlord)   Text


 

IOWA

AGR-Keast, L.L.P. v. Steen, No. 10-0835, 2011 WL 649648 (Iowa Ct. App. Feb. 23, 2011) (first right to lease or purchase provision)

Indian Creek Corp. v. Daniels, 08-1740, 2010 WL 2598294 (Iowa Ct. App. June 30, 2010) (oral lease of agricultural land)

Stream v. Grow, No. 09-1011, 2010 WL 1578233 (Iowa Ct. App. April 21, 2010) (reformation of a farm lease)

Wallace Farm, Inc. v. City of Charlotte, 689 S.E.2d 922 (N.C. Ct. App. 2010) (request for records related to landowners’ farm)  Text

Foster v. Schwickerath, No. 09, 0797, 2009 WL 5126347 (Table) (Iowa Ct. App. Dec. 30, 2009) (notice of lease termination; wrong termination date)  Text

Bronner v. Lundtvedt, No. 08-2002, 2009 WL 2952045 (Table) (Iowa Ct. App. Sept. 2, 2009) (specific performance on lease with option to purchase)  Text

Trumm v. Westphal, No. 07-1119, 2008 WL 4876995 (Iowa Ct. App. Nov. 13, 2008) (existence of oral lease; damages for breach of lease)  Text   |

Akers v. Oak Hills Plantation, L.C., No. 07-0318, 2007 WL 4191959 (Iowa Ct. App. Nov. 29, 2007) (application of statute of frauds)

Tetzlaff v. Camp, 715 N.W.2d 256 (Iowa 2006) (landlord’s liability for nuisance caused by tenant)   Text

Loutsch v. Brower, 715 N.W.2d 769 (Iowa Ct. App. 2006) (tenant seeking payment for improvements made to leased property)  Text

Worthington v. Clare, 705 N.W.2d 339 (Iowa Ct. App. 2005) (written authorization required in lease to incur expense on account of landlord)

Thompson v. Mattox, 695 N.W.2d 505 (Iowa Ct. App. 2005) (termination of farm lease)

Peffer v. Ulmer, 666 N.W.2d 621 (Iowa Ct. App. 2003) (capacity to enter into 20 year lease)

Estate of Willenborg v. Mayhall, 662 N.W.2d 371 (Iowa Ct. App. 2003) (abandonment of lease by tenant)

Kolkman v. Roth, 656 N.W.2d 148 (Iowa 2003) (promissory estoppel exemption to statute of frauds)  Text

Kolkman v. Roth, No. 1-0945, 2002 WL 1429524 (Iowa Ct. App. July 3, 2002) (damages for breach of oral lease)

Fabian Farms, Inc. v. Gateway Coop., No. 00-1132, 2002 WL 21796 (Iowa Ct. App. Jan. 9, 2002) (renewal of grain bin lease)

Garnas v. Bone, 637 N.W. 2d 114 (Iowa 2001) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Gaubatz v. Papousek, No. 00-1301, 2001 WL 1502647 (Iowa Ct. App. Nov. 28, 2001) (landlord breach of oral farm lease)

Richards v. Bockes, No. 99-2053, 2001 WL 710297 (Iowa Ct. App. June 13, 2001) (termination of farm lease; tenant waiver of rights as holdover tenant)

Weiland v. Marzen Agri Serv. Co., No. 99-1965, 2001 WL 293819 (Iowa Ct. App. Mar. 28, 2001) (breach of farm lease agreement)

Noe v. Smith, No. 99-1948, 2001 WL 99225 (Iowa Ct. App. Feb. 7, 2001) (power of trustee-bank to give notice of termination of farm lease after expiration of trust term; negligence and intentional interference with farm lease contract)

Ralfs v. Mowry, 586 N.W.2d 369 (Iowa 1998) (farm lease extensions not fraudulent as to subsequent titleholder of farm land)   Text

Dorsey v. Dorsey, 545 N.W.2d 328 (Iowa Ct. App. 1996) (breach of oral crop-share lease)   Text

Matter of Estate of Hughs, 506 N.W.2d 810 (Iowa Ct. App. 1993) (disposition of income from crop share agreement under decedent-landlord’s will)   Text

Kansas City Life Ins. Co. v. Hullinger, 459 N.W.2d 889 (Iowa Ct. App. 1990) (notice of termination; intentional interference with business relations), abrogated by Dreesen v. Leckband, 479 N.W.2d 620 (Iowa Ct. App. 1991)   Text

Graham v. Henry, 456 N.W.2d 364 (Iowa 1990) (farm lease set aside as fraudulent conveyance)   Text

First Interstate Equip. Leasing of Iowa v. Fielder, 449 N.W.2d 100 (Iowa Ct. App. 1989) (farm equipment lessor brings replevin action against lessee)   Text

Meyer v. Hawkeye Bank & Trust Co., 423 N.W.2d 186 (Iowa 1988) (landlord’s lien on crops; constructive trust)   Text

Jamison v. Knosby, 423 N.W.2d 2 (Iowa 1988) (notice of forfeiture; rights to crop proceeds)   Text

Fed. Land Bank of Omaha v. Lower, 421 N.W.2d 126 (Iowa 1988) (whether mortgagor must account to mortgagee’s receiver for rent derived from lease of land encumbered by foreclosure decree)   Text

Zimmerman v. Kile, 410 N.W.2d 262 (Iowa 1987) (landlord’s lien on crops), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 443 N.W.2d 99 (Iowa Ct. App. 1989)   Text

Grosland v. Wyborny, 406 N.W.2d 453 (Iowa Ct. App. 1987) (reformation of farm lease; landlord’s lien on crops)   Text

Farmers Grain Co. v. Irving, 401 N.W.2d 596 (Iowa Ct. App. 1986) (whether activities undertaken pursuant to stock-share farm lease created a partnership)   Text

Southwest FS, Inc. v. Fisher, 401 N.W.2d 247 (Iowa Ct. App. 1986) (priority of interest in tenant farmer’s crop proceeds between secured party and landlord)   Text

Quade v. Heiderscheit, 391 N.W.2d 261 (Iowa Ct. App. 1986) (lessor-lessee agreement to early termination of farm lease and release of claims)   Text

Peterson v. First Nat’l Bank of Iowa, 392 N.W.2d 158 (Iowa Ct. App. 1986) (intentional interference with tenant’s farm lease)   Text

Matter of Estate of Hoffman, 375 N.W.2d 231 (Iowa 1985) (whether crop-share lease and option clauses in will were revoked by implication)   Text

Chariton Feed and Grain, Inc. v. Harder, 369 N.W.2d 777 (Iowa 1985) (whether relationship under farm lease formed a partnership)   Text

Barnum v. Nebergall, 367 N.W.2d 317 (Iowa Ct. App. 1985) (wrongful termination of farm lease)   Text

Ganzer v. Pfab, 360 N.W.2d 754 (Iowa 1985) (notice of termination of farm tenancy)   Text

Schmitz v. Sondag, 334 N.W.2d 362 (Iowa Ct. App. 1983) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Smith v. Harrison, 325 N.W.2d 92 (Iowa 1982) (validity of farm lease)   Text

Buss v. Gruis, 320 N.W.2d 549 (Iowa 1982) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Morling v. Schmidt, 299 N.W.2d 480 (Iowa 1980) (landlord forcible entry and detainer action pursuant to oral farm lease)   Text

Matter of Franzkowiak’s Estate, 290 N.W.2d 1 (Iowa 1980) (whether estate executor is entitled to possession of farm land under lease)   Text

Wederath v. Brant, 287 N.W.2d 591 (Iowa 1980) (forcible entry and detainer action by landlord following termination of farm lease)   Text

Casey v. Lupkes, 286 N.W.2d 204 (Iowa 1979) (trustee action to invalidate farm lease for unconscionable terms)   Text

Escher v. Morrison, 278 N.W.2d 9 (Iowa 1979) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Watson v. Lewis, 272 N.W.2d 459 (Iowa 1978) (breach of crop-share lease)   Text

Fritz v. Iowa State Highway Comm’n, 270 N.W.2d 835 (Iowa 1978) (condemnation award to farm tenant)   Text

Scott v. Fry, 261 N.W.2d 179 (Iowa Ct. App. 1977) (nature of purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Denton v. Moser, 241 N.W.2d 28 (Iowa 1976) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Landas Fertilizer Co. v. Hargreaves, 206 N.W.2d 675 (Iowa 1973) (whether tenant was agent of landlord under farm lease)   Text

Noel v. Uthe, 184 N.W.2d 686 (Iowa 1971) (farm tenant claim to right of first refusal for sale of farm land)   Text

Federated Mut. Implement & Hardware Ins. Co. v. Eng, 178 N.W.2d 321 (Iowa 1970) (effect of landlord-tenant relationship under livestock stock-share agreement on insurer liability)   Text

Read v. Mincks’ Estate, 176 N.W.2d 192 (Iowa 1970) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Thompson’s Estate v. O’Tool, 175 N.W.2d 598 (Iowa 1970) (action for rent under farm lease)   Text

Dopheide v. Schoeppner, 163 N.W.2d 360 (Iowa 1968) (breach of oral farm lease)   Text

In re Faris’ Estate, 159 N.W.2d 417 (Iowa 1968) (setting aside of farm lease on grounds of decedent incompetence)   Text


 

KANSAS

In re Estate of Oswald, 244 P.3d 698 (Kan. Ct. App. 2010) (lease approval during probate following death of landowner)  Text

In re Estate of Sauder, 156 P.3d 1204 (Kan. 2007) (construction of crop-share lease)

Peoples Bank v. Wedel, 149 P.3d 547 (Kan. Ct. App. 2007) (liens filed after termination of lease for improvements made by tenant)

In re Estate of Sauder, 124 P.3d 521 (Kan. Ct. App. 2005), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 156 P.3d 1204 (Kan. 2007) (construction of crop-share lease)

T.R. Inc. of Ashland v. Brandon, 87 P.3d 331 (Kan. Ct. App. 2004) (ambiguous lease provision; unjust enrichment)  Text

Limestone Farms, Inc. v. Deere & Co., 29 P.3d 457 (Kan. Ct. App. 2001) (breach of warranty claim against implement dealer in transaction between landlord and dealer made on farmer-tenant’s behalf)   Text

Geren v. Geren, 29 P.3d 448 (Kan. Ct. App. 2001) (authority of successor trustee and successor attorney-in-fact to terminate oral farm lease; notice of termination)   Text

Mendenhall v. Roberts, 831 P.2d 568 (Kan. Ct. App. 1992) (notice of termination of oral farm lease)   Text

Colo. Nat’l Bank-Longmont v. Fegan, 827 P.2d 796 (Kan. Ct. App. 1992) (dispute between bank and tenant over ownership interest in crop grown under crop-share lease)   Text

First Nat’l Bank v. Milford, 718 P.2d 1291 (Kan. 1986) (secured party’s interest in crops and federal farm program payments)   Text

Buckle v. Caylor, 700 P.2d 979 (Kan. Ct. App. 1985) (notice of termination of year-to-year farm lease)   Text

Horne v. Oiler, 615 P.2d 791 (Kan. Ct. App. 1980) (tenant’s rights to crops after termination of lease)   Text

Grey v. Schmidt, 581 P.2d 1180 (Kan. 1978) (effective date of termination under terms of farm lease), superseded by statute, 1979 Kan. Sess. Laws, ch. 175, § 1 (codified as amended at KAN. STAT. ANN. § 58-2506(c) (1979))   Text

Rewerts v. Whittington, 571 P.2d 58 (Kan. Ct. App. 1977) (effect of life tenant-lessor’s death on interest in crops)   Text

Giles v. Russell, 567 P.2d 845 (Kan. 1977) (action to enforce purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Finley v. McClure, 567 P.2d 851 (Kan. 1977) (effect of lessor-life tenant’s death on right to share of crop)   Text

Becker v. McFadden, 561 P.2d 416 (Kan. 1977) (notice of termination of farm lease; ineffective rent increase)   Text

Stoppel v. Mastin, 556 P.2d 394 (Kan. 1976) (action for damages against holdover farm tenant)   Text

Steele v. Harrison, 552 P.2d 957 (Kan. 1976) (whether contract was formed between landlord and tenant for purchase of farm land)   Text

Davis v. Shawler, 520 P.2d 1270 (Kan. 1974) (rights of tenant upon sale of leased land)   Text

Cox v. Cason, 508 P.2d 499 (Kan. 1973) (assignment of federal wheat marketing certificates under lease agreement)   Text

Thomas v. Dudrey, 494 P.2d 1039 (Kan. 1972) (action for violation of tenant’s rights under soil bank conservation reserve contract)   Text

State Highway Comm’n v. Bullard, 493 P.2d 196 (Kan. 1972) (rights of farm leaseholder in condemnation proceeding)   Text

Pederson v. Russell State Bank, 481 P.2d 986 (Kan. 1971) (disposition of rental proceeds under will)   Text

Thurman v. Trim, 477 P.2d 579 (Kan. 1970) (action for specific performance of purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Rockey v. Bacon, 470 P.2d 804 (Kan. 1970) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Wells v. Ross, 465 P.2d 966 (Kan. 1970) (action to set aside farm lease)   Text

Kohn v. Babb, 461 P.2d 775 (Kan. 1969) (abandonment of farm lease)   Text

Hess v. Jarboe, 443 P.2d 294 (Kan. 1968) (ouster from farm land; punitive damages)   Text

Thurman v. Trim, 433 P.2d 367 (Kan. 1967) (ambiguous description of property in farm lease)   Text

State v. Downey, 426 P.2d 55 (Kan. 1967) (termination date under terms of farm lease)   Text


 

LOUISIANA

Savoy v. Bayou Paquemine & Wickoff Gravity Drainage Dist., 25 So.3d 986 (La. Ct. App. 2009) (injunction to prevent ditch company from digging on leased property)  Text

Deer Field Hunting Club, Inc. v. Swayze Plantation, L.L.C., 998 So.2d 1235 (La. Ct. App. 2008) (denial of permanent injunction to prevent logging)  Text

Marsh Farms v. Olvey, 974 So.2d 194 (La. Ct. App. 2008) (parties bound to arbitrate lease)  Text

Meyhoeffer v. Wallace, 792 So.2d 851 (La. Ct. App. 2001) (lessor’s privilege under crop-share farm lease; priority of security interests in crop proceeds)   Text

Caballero Planting Co. v. Hymel, 713 So.2d 1277 (La. Ct. App. 1998) (tenant recovery of crops remaining on property upon termination of farm lease)   Text

Bayou Pierre Farms v. Bat Farms Partners, III, 676 So.2d 643 (La. Ct. App. 1996) (priority of security interests), aff’d, 693 So.2d 1158 (La. 1997)   Text

Davis v. Alsup, 627 So.2d 775 (La. Ct. App. 1993) (dispute over terms of renewed farm lease)   Text

Naquin v. Dep’t of Transp. & Dev., 604 So.2d 62 (La. Ct. App. 1992) (farm tenants’ claim for damages in eminent domain action)   Text

Romero v. Herpin, 579 So.2d 1218 (La. Ct. App. 1991) (landlord refusal to sign tenant application for federal farm program)   Text

Theriot v. P&R Farms, Inc., 527 So.2d 3 (La. Ct. App. 1988) (unsuccessful negotiation of lease renewal; quantum meruit)   Text

Childress, Smith & Holloman v. Mayeaux, 508 So.2d 653 (La. Ct. App. 1987) (wrongful seizure of crops)   Text

Cupit v. Grant, 488 So.2d 358 (La. Ct. App. 1986) (whether farm lessor-lessee relationship existed for purposes of personal injury liability)   Text

Gaspard v. Whitson, 487 So.2d 1249 (La. Ct. App. 1986) (farm lessee sued mineral lessee for damages to rice crop caused by drilling operations)   Text

Broussard v. Northcott Exploration Co., 481 So.2d 125 (La. 1986) (farm lessee sued mining lessee for damages to crops caused by drilling operations)   Text

Anderson v. Miller, 440 So.2d 915 (La. Ct. App. 1983) (whether eviction of tenants was lawful)   Text

Campesi v. Margaret Plantation, 417 So.2d 1265 (La. Ct. App. 1982) (lessee’s right to crops remaining on land after termination of farm lease)   Text

Landry v. LeBlanc, 416 So.2d 247 (La. Ct. App. 1982) (lessor claim for damages for tenant’s removal of topsoil from leased premises)   Text

Davis v. Franklin Parish Sch. Bd., 412 So.2d 1131 (La. Ct. App. 1982) (validity of school board’s farm lease under public lease law)   Text

Wiley v. Wiley, 387 So.2d 1 (La. Ct. App. 1980) (rent due under farm sublease)   Text

Melancon v. Durand, 378 So.2d 580 (La. Ct. App. 1979) (breach of alleged contract to lease farm land)   Text

Smedes-Jardine & Co. v. Romero, 376 So.2d 333 (La. Ct. App. 1979) (breach of farm and grazing leases)   Text

McQuillin v. Hayes, 347 So.2d 515 (La. Ct. App. 1977) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Jardell v. Sabine Irrigation Co., 346 So.2d 1365 (La. Ct. App. 1977) (ability of lessee of unrecorded farm lease to sue third party in tort for damage to crop)   Text

Regan v. Carr, 343 So.2d 1125 (La. Ct. App. 1977) (breach of farm lease; wrongful eviction)   Text

Scanlan v. Haristy, 316 So.2d 841 (La. Ct. App. 1975) (whether oral lease was renewed)   Text

Hargroder v. Columbia Gulf Transmission Co., 278 So.2d 864 (La. Ct. App. 1973) (farm lessee action against grantee of right-of-way for crop damage), rev’d, 290 So.2d 874 (La. 1974)   Text

Hoffpauir v. Hoffpauir, 280 So.2d 855 (La. Ct. App. 1973) (cancellation of farm lease)   Text

Becnel v. Foster, 277 So.2d 251 (La. Ct. App. 1973) (whether parties entered into oral farm lease)   Text

Christ v. Christ, 251 So.2d 197 (La. Ct. App. 1971) (determination of lessee’s rights under farm lease)   Text

Andrepont v. Acadia Drilling Co., 208 So.2d 737 (La. Ct. App. 1968) (action by tenant farmer against oil and gas lessee for crop damage), rev’d, 231 So.2d 347 (La. 1969)   Text

Prisock v. Boyd, 199 So.2d 373 (La. Ct. App. 1967) (terms of termination date under farm lease)   Text

Cramer v. Habetz, 189 So.2d 278 (La. Ct. App. 1966) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Jourdan v. Randall, 190 So.2d 469 (La. Ct. App. 1966) (action for specific performance of purchase option in farm lease)   Text


 

MARYLAND

Delauter v. Shafer, 822 A.2d 423 (Md. 2003) (existence of lease)  Text

Beard v. Am. Agency Life Ins. Co., 550 A.2d 677 (Md. 1988) (whether tenant farmer had insurable interest in the life of his landlord under state law)   Text


 

MICHIGAN

Gerstenberger Farms, Inc. v. Grimes, Docket No. 291318, 2010 WL 1629587 (Mich. Ct. App. April 22, 2010) (no specific performance for an “opportunity to purchase” clause in a rental agreement)  Text

Boladian v. Clinton, No. 277314, 2008 WL 3852155 (Mich. Ct. App. Aug. 19, 2008) (unpaid rent; defense of laches)  Text

Mier v. Zimmerman, No. 273312, 2008 WL 681158 (Mich. Ct. App. Mar. 13, 2008) (termination of farm lease; statutory right to treble damages)  Text

Glisson v. Polliman, No. 250271, 2005 WL 356637 (Mich. Ct. App. Feb. 15, 2005) (real party in interest; breach of farm lease)

Tucker v. Estate of Budman, No. 235204, 2004 WL 134021 (Mich. Ct. App. Jan. 27, 2004) (ratification of lease)

Lindeman v. Johns, No. 223582, 2001 WL 1079044 (Mich. Ct. App. Sep. 14, 2001) (breach of farm lease; statute of frauds)


 

MINNESOTA

Wickum v. Castle Rock Dev., Inc., No. A08-1820, 2009 WL 2016770 (Minn. Ct. App. July 14, 2009) (tenancy created by an oral lease)  Text

Brian & Kevin Kuehl Farms v. Barth, No. A05-614, 2006 WL 9598 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 3, 2006) (extension of lease)  Text

Dyrdal v. Golden Nuggets, Inc., 689 N.W.2d 779 (Minn. 2004) (lessee’s forfeiture of right of first refusal)  Text

Skogberg v. Huisman, No. C9-01-1131, 2002 WL 417185 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 19, 2002) (no subletting found; rent paid timely)

Veerkamp v. Farmers Coop. Creamery of Foreston, Minn., 573 N.W.2d 715 (Minn. Ct. App. 1998) (breach of farm lease; assignment of produce)   Text

O’Connor v. Reuvers, No. C3-97-504, 1997 WL 527247 (Minn. Ct. App. Aug. 26, 1997) (breach of valid oral farm lease)

Dairy Farm Leasing Co v. Sticha, No. C3-95-2698, 1996 WL 422528 (Minn. Ct. App. July 30, 1996) (action for unpaid rent due under dairy leases)

First Nat’l Bank in Montevideo v. Maus, No. C8-95-476, 1995 WL 747936 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 19, 1995) (security interests in crops grown under farm lease)

G.M.E. Consultants, Inc. v. Oak Grove Dev., Inc., 515 N.W.2d 74 (Minn. Ct. App. 1994) (applicability of state’s mechanics’ lien to property owned by school district and leased for farming purposes)   Text

Hendrickson v. Wendt, No. C1-90-1353, 1990 WL 211839 (Minn. Ct. App. Feb. 20, 1991) (breach of farm lease)

Coolidge v. First Am. State Bank of Sargeant, No. CO-88-2316, 1989 WL 29537 (Minn. Ct. App. Apr. 4, 1989) (bank failure to offer option to lease farm under contract deed agreement)

Olson v. Ronhovde, 446 N.W.2d 690 (Minn. Ct. App. 1989) (breach of three-year farm lease; statute of frauds)   Text

Travelers Ins. Co. v. Tufte, 435 N.W.2d 824 (Minn. Ct. App. 1989) (whether tenants’ acceptance of farm lease offer was effective for valid lease)   Text

Tack v. Comm’r, No. 4051, 1986 WL 9435 (Minn. T.C. June 5, 1986) (deductibility of losses incurred from farm leases)

Fredin v. Farmers State Bank of Mountain Lake, 384 N.W.2d 532 (Minn. Ct. App. 1986) (whether lessor has equitable lien against farm tenant’s bank for rent payments)   Text

Benson v. Rostad, 384 N.W.2d 190 (Minn. Ct. App. 1986) (farm lessor fraud and misrepresentation)   Text

Gallager v. Nelson, 383 N.W.2d 424 (Minn. Ct. App. 1986) (doctrine of emblements)   Text

Cole v. Paulson, 380 N.W.2d 215 (Minn. Ct. App. 1986) (whether agreement was farm lease with option to purchase or contract for deed)   Text

Nelson v. Smith, 349 N.W.2d 849 (Minn. Ct. App. 1984) (breach of oral farm lease)   Text

Flynn v. Sawyer, 272 N.W.2d 904 (Minn. 1978) (lessee claim for specific performance of purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Dale v. Fillenworth, 162 N.W.2d 234 (Minn. 1968) (anticipatory breach of farm lease)   Text

Burgeson v. Puck, 144 N.W.2d 52 (Minn. 1966) (accounting of proceeds under terms of farm lease)   Text


 

MISSISSIPPI

Derr Plantation, Inc. v. Swarek, 14 So.3d 711 (Miss. 2009) (jurisdiction of court; breach of contract to sale and lease an operational farm)   Text

Brand v. Barr, 980 So.2d 962 (Miss. Ct. App. 2008) (farm lease void; motion to clarify)   Text

McClatchy v. Anthony Farms, 936 So.2d 456 (Miss. Ct. App. 2006) (crop lien placed on sublessee’s crop)  Text   |

Ladner v. Pigg, 919 So.2d 100 (Miss. Ct. App. 2005) (no material breach of lease with late payment)   Text

Planters Bank & Trust Co. v. Sklar, 555 So.2d 1024 (Miss. 1990) (landlord’s lien on crops)   Text

Red Gate Corp. v. Ladner, 480 So.2d 1147 (Miss. 1985) (breach of farm lease; impossibility of performance defense)   Text

Stinson v. Barksdale, 245 So.2d 595 (Miss. 1971) (lessor injunction to prevent tenant breach of farm lease terms)   Text


 

MISSOURI

Hoffman v. Estate of Siler, 306 S.W.3d 584 (Mo. Ct. App. 2010) (wrongful eviction; tenants where year-to-year)  Text

Selby v. Selby, 149 S.W.3d 472 (Mo. Ct. App. 2004) (rental income received for farm during marriage is marital property)  Text

Robin Farms, Inc. v. Bartholome, 989 S.W.2d 238 (Mo. Ct. App. 1999) (lessee assignment of farm lease in violation of lease’s terms)   Text

Jansen v. Pobst, 922 S.W.2d 43 (Mo. Ct. App. 1996) (notice of termination)   Text

Geisinger v. A&B Farms, Inc., 820 S.W.2d 96 (Mo. Ct. App. 1991) (promissory estoppel and wrongful ejectment)   Text

Davis v. Jefferson Sav. & Loan Ass’n, 820 S.W.2d 549 (Mo. Ct. App. 1991) (landlord trespass of leased farm property)   Text

Dunham v. Estate of Hamilton, 718 S.W.2d 152 (Mo. Ct. App. 1986) (breach of agricultural lease)   Text

Bernard McMenamy Contractor, Inc. v. Kitchen, 692 S.W.2d 817 (Mo. Ct. App. 1985) (whether partnership was formed under farm lease)   Text

Knowles v. Moore, 622 S.W.2d 803 (Mo. Ct. App. 1981) (lessee and sublessee liability for damage to leased prairie land)   Text

Voss v. Wall, 562 S.W.2d 147 (Mo. Ct. App. 1978) (automatic renewal of farm lease)   Text

Stringer v. Reed, 544 S.W.2d 69 (Mo. Ct. App. 1976) (purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Busby v. Stimpson, 542 S.W.2d 551 (Mo. Ct. App. 1976) (whether plaintiff was sharecropper or tenant for purposes of statutory notice)   Text


 

MONTANA

GRB Farm v. Christian Ranch, Inc., 108 P.3d 507 (Mont. 2005) (clause to negotiate an extension of lease was not enforceable)   Text

Olson v. Osmolak, 70 P.3d 1242 (Mont. 2003) (injunction to prevent sellers from jeopardizing lease)   Text

Bar OK Ranch, Co. v. Ehlert, 40 P.3d 378 (Mont. 2002) (enforce settlement agreement of breach of lease and trespass dispute)  Text

Bokma Farms, Inc. v. State, 14 P.3d 1199 (Mont. 2000) (breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation claim against state arising out of award and renege of farm lease)   Text

Schumacher v. Stephens, 956 P.2d 76 (Mont. 1998) (conversion; breach of crop-share lease)   Text

Johansen v. State Dep’t of Natural Res. & Conservation, 955 P.2d 653 (Mont. 1998) (cancellation of agricultural lease), appeal after remand, 983 P.2d 962 (Mont. 1999)   Text

Eagle Watch Inv., Inc. v. Smith, 924 P.2d 257 (Mont. 1996) (modification of farm lease terms permitted holdover tenancy)   Text

Ravalli Cnty. Fish & Game Ass’n v. Mont. Dep’t of State Lands, 903 P.2d 1362 (Mont. 1995) (challenge to Dep’t decision to change grazing permit from cattle to domestic sheep without analyzing potential impact on bighorn sheep)   Text

Matter of Kalfell Ranch, Inc, 887 P.2d 241 (Mont. 1994) (cooperative grazing district challenges state decision requiring reapportionment of grazing preferences after sale of land leased to district)   Text

Fox Grain and Cattle Co. v. Maxwell, 885 P.2d 432 (Mont. 1994) (termination of farm lease)   Text

Willson v. Terry, 874 P.2d 1234 (Mont. 1994) (breach of option to purchase contained in farm lease)   Text

Fordyce v. Musick, 800 P.2d 1045 (Mont. 1990) (lessors’ wrongful enrollment of leased land in federal land retirement program)   Text

Moore v. Hardy, 748 P.2d 477 (Mont. 1988) (subtenant claim to crop proceeds after expiration of farm lease), overruled by Turner v. Mountain Eng’g and Constr., Inc., 915 P.2d 799 (Mont. 1996)   Text

Albers v. Bar ZF Ranch, Inc., 747 P.2d 1347 (Mont. 1988) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Hill v. Turley, 710 P.2d 50 (Mont. 1985) (lessee conversion claim against lessor after termination of oral grazing lease)   Text

Overcast v. Akra, 642 P.2d 1058 (Mont. 1982) (lessee action to recover cost of improvements on leased farm)   Text

Skillman v. Dep’t of State Lands, 613 P.2d 1389 (Mont. 1980) (challenge to state’s renewal of grazing lease)   Text

Chamberlain v. Evans, 591 P.2d 237 (Mont. 1979) (notice of termination of farm lease)   Text

Edwards v. Peavey Co., 549 P.2d 1082 (Mont. 1976) (rights to crop share under terms of farm lease)   Text

Pipkin v. Connolly, 538 P.2d 347 (Mont. 1975) (termination of farm lease), overruled by Rasmussen v. Lee, 916 P.2d 98 (Mont. 1996)   Text

Gropp v. Lotton, 503 P.2d 661 (Mont. 1972) (purchase option in farm lease)   Text

Heidlebaugh v. Korn, 498 P.2d 1195 (Mont. 1972) (right of first refusal under farm lease)   Text

Appeal of Two Crow Ranch, Inc., 494 P.2d 915 (Mont. 1972) (ability of grazing district to enforce its bylaws against grazing permittee and district member)   Text

Phalen v. Rilley, 496 P.2d 295 (Mont. 1971) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Fisher v. Mitzel, 491 P.2d 186 (Mont. 1971) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Dooling v. Casey, 448 P.2d 749 (Mont. 1968) (contract dispute over transfer of grazing permits)   Text

Eliason v. Eliason, 443 P.2d 884 (Mont. 1968) (disputed validity of farm lease)   Text

Smith v. Polish, 435 P.2d 776 (Mont. 1967) (breach of agreement to assign grazing permit)   Text

Weintz v. Bumgarner, 434 P.2d 712 (Mont. 1967) (action for specific performance of purchase option in farm lease)   Text

Miller v. Meredith, 423 P.2d 595 (Mont. 1967) (ability of holdover tenant to exercise purchase option under farm lease), overruled by Rasmussen v. Lee, 916 P.2d 98 (Mont. 1996)   Text

State ex rel. Thompson v. Babcock, 409 P.2d 808 (Mont. 1966) (action to compel state to invalidate lease of state-owned farm land)   Text

Kenfield v. Curry, 399 P.2d 999 (Mont. 1965) (tenant action for unlawful ejectment from farmland), overruled by Rasmussen v. Lee, 916 P.2d 98 (Mont. 1996)   Text


 

NEBRASKA

Wilson v. Fieldgrove, 787 N.W.2d 707 (Neb. 2010) (procedure of terminating year-to-year farm lease after death of tenant)

Hongsemeier v. Devall, 744 N.W.2d 481 (Neb. Ct. App. 2008) (right of first refusal)  Text

Papio-Missouri River Natural Res. Dist. v. Willie Arp Farms, Inc., 739 N.W.2d 776 (Neb. Ct. App. 2007) (condemnation of leasehold)  Text

Stewart v. Bennett, 727 N.W.2d 424 (Neb. 2007) (lease clause awarding attorney’s fees is against public policy)  Text

Marathon Inv. Fund CA Omaha S. Ltd. v. Conagra Foods, Inc., No. A-03-1216, 2005 WL 1335753 (Neb. Ct. App. May 31, 2005) (assignment of lease)

Hyde v. Hyde, No. A-03-593, 2005 WL 656558 (Neb. Ct. App. Feb. 22, 2005) (calculation of damages for breach of lease)

Farmland Serv. Coop., Inc. v. S. Hills Ranch, Inc., 665 N.W.2d 641 (Neb. 2003) (conversion of secured property by landlord)  Text

Schledewitz v. Green, No. A-97-971, 1998 WL 787205 (Neb. Ct. App. July 28, 1998) (breach of crop share agreement)

Weltruski v. Thompson, No. A-95-040, 1996 WL 292040 (Neb. Ct. App. June 4, 1996) (damages to tenant for wrongful eviction)

Larsen v. Grabowski, No. A-95-013, 1996 WL 119509 (Neb. Ct. App. Mar. 19, 1996) (breach of farm lease)

Stuthman v. Stuthman, 507 N.W.2d 173 (Neb. Ct. App. 1993) (farm landlord ejectment action; notice of termination), rev’d, 515 N.W.2d 781 (Neb. 1994)   Text

Wisnieski v. Rolf, No. A-91-1125, 1993 WL 439956 (Neb. Ct. App. Oct. 19, 1993) (damages suffered by farm tenants when lease rendered unenforceable due to husband-lessor’s unauthorized signing of lease on behalf of wife-lessor)

Evergreen Farms Ltd. P’ship v. Swedberg & Co., No. A-90-947, 1992 WL 367141 (Neb. Ct. App. Dec. 15, 1992) (corporate veil piercing action to collect balance due under farm lease)

Rebman v. Rebman, No. A-90-1008, 1992 WL 174738 (Neb. Ct. App. July 28, 1992) (landlord suit for an accounting under crop share agreement)

Frenzen v. Taylor, 439 N.W.2d 473 (Neb. 1989) (farm tenant action for specific performance of contract for sale of farm)

GFH Fin. Serv. Corp. v. Kirk, 437 N.W.2d 453 (Neb. 1989) (lessor suit for damages after lessee terminated lease of irrigation system)   Text

D&R Realty v. Bender, 431 N.W.2d 920 (Neb. 1988) (breach of farm lease; rent apportionment)   Text

Cattle Nat’l Bank of Seward v. York State Bank & Trust Co., 428 N.W.2d 624 (security interest in crops grown under crop share agreement)   Text

Lone Oak Farm Corp. v. Riverside Fertilizer Co., 428 N.W.2d 175 (Neb. 1988) (priority of interests in farm tenant’s crop)   Text

McCoy v. Steffen, 416 N.W.2d 16 (Neb. 1987) (priority of security interest in crops)   Text

Fee. v. Fee, 388 N.W.2d 122 (Neb. 1986) (rescission of farm lease)   Text

Moudry v. Parkos, 349 N.W.2d 387 (Neb. 1984) (creation of year-to-year tenancy upon expiration of farm lease)   Text

Otto v. Hongsermeier Farms, Inc., 348 N.W.2d 422 (Neb. 1984) (forcible entry and detainer action brought by landlord to recover possession of farm land)   Text

Miller v. McMillen, 333 N.W.2d 887 (Neb. 1983) (effect of original vendor’s failure to record an option agreement containing a farm lease on subsequent purchaser)   Text

Greenwood v. Turner Grain Co., 330 N.W.2d 925 (Neb. 1983) (entitlement to proceeds under orally modified farm lease)   Text

Ahrens v. Dye, 302 N.W.2d 682 (Neb. 1981) (effect of lease termination on cotenants)   Text

Fisher v. Stuckey, 267 N.W.2d 768 (Neb. 1978) (effect of notice of termination on tenant’s rights to crops)   Text

Von Seggern v. Freeland, 264 N.W.2d 436 (Neb. 1978) (specific performance of purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Goings v. Gerken, 263 N.W.2d 655 (Neb. 1978) (purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Golgert v. Smidt, 250 N.W.2d 628 (Neb. 1977) (allegation of undue influence in conveyance of farm land to farm tenants)   Text

Schuler-Olsen Ranches, Inc. v. Garvin, 250 N.W.2d 906 (Neb. 1977) (land purchaser’s rights to crop grown on land under farm lease)   Text

Ruwe’s Estate v. Ruwe, 211 N.W.2d 610 (Neb. 1973) (life tenant-lessor brings equity action against lessee-remainderman for accounting of farm rentals)   Text

Mathiesen v. Bloomfield, 173 N.W.2d 29 (Neb. 1969) (abandonment of farm lease)   Text

Sankey v. Williamsen, 144 N.W.2d 429 (Neb. 1966) (negligence claim by landlord against tenant for damage to farm tractor)   Text

Johnson v. Francis, 138 N.W.2d 27 (Neb. 1965) (landlord liability in transaction between tenant farmer and third-party seller where transaction was required under lease terms)   Text

Hawthorne v. Cassidy, 137 N.W.2d 818 (Neb. 1965) (lessors seek forfeiture of grazing lease)   Text


 

NEW JERSEY

AKC, Inc. v. Joel Opatut Family Trust, 766 A.2d 1235 (N.J. Super. Ct. Ch. Div. 2000) (right of farm lease tenant to remove crops after termination)   Text

Harden v. Pritzert, 428 A.2d 927 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. 1981) (landlord action for possession upon expiration of farm lease)   Text


 

NEW MEXICO

Sims v. Sims, 930 P.2d 153 (N.M. 1996) (whether grazing leases can be partitioned)   Text

Heimann v. Adee, 924 P.2d 1352 (N.M. 1996) (challenge to sheriff’s sale of state grazing lease)   Text

Maestas v. Bd. of Trustees of Anton Chico Land Grant, 703 P.2d 174 (N.M. 1985) (lessee’s heirs seek to compel renewal of grazing lease)   Text

Gulf Refining Co. v. Etcheverry, 511 P.2d 752 (N.M. Ct. App. 1973) (owner of right-of-way across land held under grazing lease challenges lessee’s interference with construction of pipeline along right-of-way)   Text

Carrasco v. Calley, 444 P.2d 617 (N.M. Ct. App. 1968) (personal injury liability of grazing lessee in collision between motorist and lessee’s livestock)    Text

Hall v. Teal, 427 P.2d 662 (N.M. 1967) (tenant action to recover expenses of repairs and improvements on leased farmland)   Text


 

NEW YORK

Stickles v. Fuller, 780 N.Y.S.2d 649 (N.Y. App. Div. 2004) (out-of-possession landlord)   Text

Triggs v. Kahn, 167 A.D.2d 680 (N.Y. App. Div. 1990) (dispute over rights to crop after termination of lease)   Text

Terino v. LeClair, 26 A.D.2d 28 (N.Y. App. Div. 1966) (assignment of milk buyer payments to lessors under farm lease)   Text


 

NORTH CAROLINA

E. Camp, L.L.C. v. Spruill, 677 S.E.2d 14 (N.C. Ct. App. 2009) (statute of frauds)

Hemric v. Groce, 609 S.E.2d 276 (N.C. Ct. App. 2005) (no requirement to turn over tobacco marketing card because of lease)  Text

N.C. Farm P’ship v. Pig Improvement Co., 593 S.E.2d 126 (N.C. Ct. App. 2004) (breach of lease on hog facility and pigs)  Text

Hemric v. Groce, 572 S.E.2d 254 (N.C. App. Ct. 2002) (landlords refusal to turn over tobacco marketing cards)  Text

Lyon v. May, 424 S.E.2d 655 (N.C. Ct. App. 1993) (lessor seeking attachment of proceeds from crop insurance; intentional interference with contract)   Text

Lewis v. Lewis Nursery, Inc., 342 S.E.2d 45 (N.C. Ct. App. 1986) (crop proceeds; notice of termination)   Text

Lineberry v. Lineberry, 296 S.E.2d 332 (N.C. Ct. App. 1982) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Cothran v. Evans, 289 S.E.2d 398 (N.C. Ct. App. 1982) (lease of tobacco allotments)   Text

Greeson v. Byrd, 284 S.E.2d 195 (N.C. Ct. App. 1981) (partial performance under farm lease)   Text

Hackett v. Hackett, 228 S.E.2d 758 (N.C. Ct. App. 1976) (landlord ejectment proceedings against farm tenant)   Text

Wells v. Planters Nat’l Bank & Trust Co., 143 S.E.2d 217 (N.C. 1965) (apportionment of rent from farm lease placed into trust)   Text


 

NORTH DAKOTA

Hoff v. Krebs, 763 N.W.2d 520 (N.D. 2009) (tenant no implied co-insured; landowner can seek indemnification)   Text

Langer v. Bartholomay, 745 N.W.2d 649 (N.D. 2008) (no breach of lease by growing sugar beets)   Text

Hanson v. Boeder, 727 N.W.2d 280 (N.D. 2007) (breach of farm lease; damages; doctrine of avoidable consequences)  Text

Livinggood v. Balsdon, 722 N.W.2d 716 (N.D. 2006) (forcible ejection; treble damages)   Text

Livinggood v. Balsdon, 709 N.W.2d 723 (N.D. 2006) (forcible ejection of landlord; specific performance)   Text

Ruud v. Frandson, 704 N.W.2d 852 (N.D. 2005) (exercise of option to purchase cropland)  Text

Lochthowe v. C.F. Peterson Estate, 692 N.W.2d 120 (N.D. 2005) (adequate remedy at law; could claim unjust enrichment for reimbursement for summer fallow work)   Text

Fladeland v. Gudbranson, 681 N.W.2d 431 (N.D. 2004) (statute of frauds)  Text

Keller v. Bolding, 678 N.W.2d 578 (N.D. 2004) (termination of lease; good farming practices provision)  Text

Tarnavsky v. McKenzie County Grazing Ass’n, 665 N.W.2d 18 (N.D. 2003) (statute of limitations; release of grazing preferences)  Text

Sec. State Bank of N.D. v. Orvik, 636 N.W.2d 664 (N.D. 2001) (landlord security interest in crops)   Text

Moen v. Thomas, 627 N.W.2d 146 (N.D. 2001) (dispute over length of farm lease)   Text

Schneider v. Schaaf, 603 N.W.2d 869 (N.D. 1999) (tort, breach of contract, and age discrimination conspiracy claims against farm lessees)   Text

Ehrman v. Feist, 568 N.W.2d 747 (N.D. 1997) (tenant reliance on misrepresentations made by lessor in farm lease)   Text

Bangen v. Bartelson, 553 N.W.2d 754 (N.D. 1996) (validity of cash rent lease entered into by one cotenant of farm land owned in joint tenancy)   Text

Wolf v. Logan, 506 N.W.2d 736 (N.D. 1993) (damages dispute under crop-share lease)   Text

Farm Credit Bank of St. Paul v. Martinson, 478 N.W.2d 810 (N.D. 1991) (mortgagee action to evict farm tenant)   Text

Hutton v. Janz, 387 N.W.2d 494 (N.D. 1986) (breach of ranch lease)   Text

Snortland v. Larson, 364 N.W.2d 67 (N.D. 1985) (surrender of farm lease)   Text

Mitchell v. Barnes, 354 N.W.2d 680 (N.D. 1984) (oral modification of farm lease)   Text

Towne v. Sautter, 326 N.W.2d 694 (N.D. 1982) (landlord waste claim against former tenant)   Text

Morrell v. Hepper, 312 N.W.2d 364 (N.D. 1981) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Hager v. Devils Lake Pub. Sch. Dist., 301 N.W.2d 630 (N.D. 1981) (tenant farmer claim for damages in connection with subsequent sale of leased premises)   Text

Hamilton v. Winter, 281 N.W.2d 54 (N.D. 1979) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Matter of Guardianship of Sorum, 273 N.W.2d 710 (N.D. 1979) (validity of purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Amann v. Frederick, 257 N.W.2d 436 (N.D. 1977) (validity of purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Peterson v. McCarney, 254 N.W.2d 438 (N.D. 1977) (termination of oral one-year farm lease)   Text

Dole v. Hansen, 238 N.W.2d 58 (N.D. 1975) (whether farm lease contained purchase option)   Text

Beck v. Lind, 235 N.W.2d 239 (N.D. 1975) (cancellation of farm lease)   Text

Tong v. Borstad, 231 N.W.2d 795 (N.D. 1975) (former tenant under crop share agreement brings action to recover reasonable value of summer fallow left on farm land)   Text

Barr v. Barnes Cnty. Bd. of Cnty. Comm’rs, 194 N.W.2d 744 (N.D. 1972) (propriety of assessing damages according to share of profits under terms of farm lease)   Text

Pocta v. Kleppe Corp., 154 N.W.2d 177 (N.D. 1967) (breach of oral farm lease)   Text


 

OHIO

Mark v. Long, 907 N.E.2d 759 (Ohio Ct. App. 2009) (length of notice to terminate; oral lease)

Hora v. Hora, No. CA2007-03-007, 2008 WL 2404696 (Ohio Ct. App. June 16, 2008) (validity of lease agreement)  Text

Brown v. Brown, No. 04CA000018, 2005 WL 914490 (Ohio Ct. App. Apr. 14, 2005) (existence of life lease)  Text

Frankland v. Hawkins, No. 98-CO-5, 1999 WL 1029519 (Ohio Ct. App. Nov. 8, 1999) (breach of contract claim concerning purchase option in farm lease)

Manifold v. Schuster, 586 N.E.2d 1142 (Ohio Ct. App. 1990) (landlord forcible entry and detainer action against farm tenants)   Text

Rohrs v. Vetter, No. 4-82-2, 1982 WL 6913 (Ohio Ct. App. 1982) (tenant claim for damages for landlord’s destruction of wheat crop after termination of lease)


 

OKLAHOMA

Starnes v. Miller, 505 P.2d 180 (Okla. 1972) (fate of grazing leases under partition action)   Text

Ray v. Masters, 429 P.2d 991 (Okla. 1967) (ratification of farm lease by tenants-in-common)   Text

Pettigrew v. Denwalt, 431 P.2d 333 (Okla. 1967) (statute of frauds)   Text

Wheeler v. Brockmeier Co., 418 P.2d 693 (Okla. 1966) (sublessees under grazing lease seek to enjoin city’s decision to close road)   Text


 

OREGON

Aylett v. Aylett, 60 P.3d 1114 (Or. Ct. App. 2003) (oral lease; part performance exception to statute of frauds)  Text   |

Mount Joseph Cattle Co. v. Makin Farms, Inc., 42 P.3d 331 (Or. Ct. App. 2002) (breach of ranch lease by lessees)  Text

McDougal v. Griffith, 964 P.2d 1135 (Or. Ct. App. 1998) (breach of grazing lease)   Text

Lozano v. Summit Prairie Cattlemens Ass’n, 963 P.2d 92 (Or. Ct. App. 1998) (assignment of grazing rights)   Text

Mendieta v. Div. of State Lands, 941 P.2d 582 (Or. Ct. App. 1997) (ranchers seeking reformation of grazing leases)   Text

Taggart v. Battaglia, 915 P.2d 1001 (Or. Ct. App. 1996) (tenant execution of quitclaim deed terminated tenant’s right to emblements)   Text

Simpson v. McCormmach, 866 P.2d 489 (Or. Ct. App. 1994) (application of emblements doctrine to life estates)   Text

Magnuson v. Zarkoff, 754 P.2d 910 (Or. Ct. App. 1988) (anti-assignment clause in farm lease; unclean hands)   Text

Barby v. Unger, 658 P.2d 512 (Or. Ct. App. 1983) (breach of two farm leases)   Text

Roman Catholic Bishop v. Dep’t of Revenue, 1981 WL 2276 (Or. T.C. 1981) (whether church can claim tax exemption on property owned by church and leased as farm land)

Dennis v. McLean, 631 P.2d 839 (Or. Ct. App. 1981) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Ashmun v. G&H Ranches, Inc., 619 P.2d 1359 (Or. Ct. App. 1980) (landlord suit for rent and damage to premises)   Text

Falk v. Amsberry, 569 P.2d 558 (Or. 1977) (tenants’ right to crop after termination of farm lease by sale)   Text

Ritch v. Dep’t of Revenue, 493 P.2d 38 (Or. 1972) (application of farm use classification under state law)   Text


 

PENNSYLVANIA

Diffenderfer v. Staner, 722 A.2d 1103 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1998) (farm tenant negligence claim against landlord)   Text

Auman v. Grimes, 527 A.2d 1045 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1987) (possession acquired by farm lease does not extinguish easement)   Text

Langley v. Tiberi, 528 A.2d 207 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1987) (breach of farm lease; conversion of crop)   Text

Swanson v. Carlson, 527 A.2d 577 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1987) (tenant’s right to crops following termination of tenancy)   Text

Paul v. Snyder, 66 Pa. D. & C.2d 463 (Pa. Ct. Com. Pl. 1974) (option to purchase under written farm lease)   Text


 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Anderson v. Citizens Bank, 365 S.E.2d 26 (S.C. Ct. App. 1987) (breach of farm lease)   Text


 

SOUTH DAKOTA

O’Neill Farms, Inc. v. Reinert, 780 N.W.2d 55 (S.D. 2010) (breach of a combine lease agreement)  Text

Von Sternberg v. Caffee, 692 N.W.2d 549 (S.D. 2005) (insufficient evidence of damages from lack of leasing)  Text

Englehart v. Larson, 608 N.W.2d 673 (S.D. 2000) (oral farm lease terminates upon death of life tenant-lessor; tenant’s right to harvest crops planted prior to life tenant’s death)   Text

Kieser v. Se. Prop., 566 N.W.2d 833 (S.D. 1997) (farm tenant action to foreclose materialmen’s lien against landlord)   Text

Cowan v. Mervin Mewes, Inc., 546 N.W.2d 104 (S.D. 1996) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Commercial Trust and Sav. Bank v. Christensen, 535 N.W.2d 853 (S.D. 1995) (quiet title action against farm lease tenants alleging invalid purchase option)   Text

Smith v. Highmore Farm, L.P., 489 N.W.2d 908 (S.D. 1992) (breach of farm leases; notice of termination)   Text

Harding Cnty. v. S.D. State Land Users Ass’n, 486 N.W.2d 263 (S.D. 1992) (dispute over tax assessment of the value of school lands leased for grazing purposes)   Text

Garrett v. BankWest, Inc., 459 N.W.2d 833 (S.D. 1990) (whether bank agreed to redeem farm property and lease it back to debtors)   Text

Scott v. Hyde, 440 N.W.2d 528 (S.D. 1989) (right to crops and federal farm program payments under farm lease)   Text

Carr v. Benike, Inc., 365 N.W.2d 4 (S.D. 1985) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Karras v. Gannon, 345 N.W.2d 854 (S.D. 1984) (breach of farm lease)   Text

NBC Leasing Co. v. Stillwell, 334 N.W.2d 496 (S.D. 1983) (breach of lease for farm irrigation system)   Text

Landrum v. DeBruycker, 240 N.W.2d 119 (S.D. 1976) (liability of grazing permittee for personal injury caused by stray cattle)   Text

Matter of Cronin’s Estate, 237 N.W.2d 171 (S.D. 1975) (whether grazing permits enhance value of fee property)   Text

Skjoldal v. Myren, 191 N.W.2d 809 (S.D. 1971) (statute of frauds)   Text

Eberle v. McKeown, 159 N.W.2d 391 (S.D. 1968) (lessor action for rent due under farm lease)   Text

Shaw v. George, 141 N.W.2d 405 (S.D. 1966) (farm tenant reliance on oral farm lease extension)   Text


 

TENNESSEE

Ellis v. Pauline S. Sprouse Residuary Trust, No. E2009-654-COA-RM-CV, 2009 WL 1871930 (Tenn. Ct. App. June 30, 2009) (exercising lease option)  Text

Ellis v. Pauline S. Sprouse Residuary Trust, 280 S.W.3d 806 (Tenn. 2009) (exercising of lease option)  Text

Moody v. Lea, 83 S.W.3d 745 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2001) (dispute over oral contract for lease of farming equipment)   Text

Stone v. Brickey, 70 S.W.3d 82 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2001) (farm tenants’ use of road inures to landlord’s benefit for purposes of establishing a prescriptive easement)   Text

Doramus v. Rogers Grp., Inc., No. M1998-00918-COA-R3-CV, 2001 WL 196974 (Tenn. Ct. App. Feb. 28, 2001) (dispute over terms of lease among succession of life tenants)

Simonton v. Huff, 60 S.W.3d 820 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2000) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Melton v. Melton, No. 02A01-9701-CH-00022, 1997 WL 367682 (Tenn. Ct. App. July 2, 1997) (adequate notice of termination of farm lease)

Holt v. Crowder, No. 02A01-9312-CH-00268, 1994 WL 41612 (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 10, 1994) (action to void farm lease for fraud)

Durham v. Dormer Enter., No. 02A01-9105-CH-00090, 1992 WL 97075 (Tenn. Ct. App. May 12, 1992) (breach of contract for leases of Christmas tree farms)

Hawkins v. Reynolds, 467 S.W.2d 791 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1971) (lessee action to recover profits due under crop share lease)   Text


 

TEXAS

Joshua v. Sanders, No. 13-04-443-CV, 2007 WL 925634 (Tex. App. Mar. 29, 2007) (breach of lease)  Text

Brechelsen v. James, No. 07-01-0236-CV, 2002 WL 31778667 (Tex. App. Dec. 12, 2002) (breach of farm lease by not growing alfalfa)

Rucker v. Killian, No. 08-00-00015-CV, 2001 WL 121945 (Tex. App. Oct. 11, 2001) (landlord claims of unpaid rent, conversion, and trespass against former farm lessee)

Kettle, Inc. v. Caraway, No. 07-00-0222-CV, 2001 WL 584468 (Tex. App. May 31, 2001) (challenge to denial of attorneys’ fees in connection with breach of farm lease; challenge to jury’s damages findings)

Abraham Inv. Co. v. Payne Ranch, Inc., 968 S.W.2d 518 (Tex. App. 1998) (ranch lessee’s right of preferential purchase)

Miller v. Mac Gann, No. 01-94-01210-CV, 1996 WL 659415 (Tex. App. Nov. 14, 1996) (conversion of grazing lease proceeds)

Hawkins v. Serna, No. 04-94-00216-CV, 1996 WL 84380 (Tex. App. Feb. 29, 1996) (suit for cancellation, rescission, or reformation of hunting and grazing lease)

Holland v. Fleming, 728 S.W.2d 820 (Tex. App. 1987) (lessee’s preemptive right of purchase under grazing lease)   Text

Rice v. Armstrong, 616 S.W.2d 415 (Tex. Civ. App. 1981) (landowners challenge state’s refusal to cancel grazing lease encroaching on landowners’ property)   Text

Benson v. Jones, 578 S.W.2d 480 (Tex. Civ. App. 1979) (admissibility of parol evidence to ascertain parties’ intent during formation of farm lease)   Text

Davis Bros. v. Misco Leasing, Inc., 508 S.W.2d 908 (Tex. Civ. App. 1974) (whether lease of irrigation equipment was a security agreement)   Text

Beken v. Elstner, 503 S.W.2d 408 (Tex. Civ. App. 1973) (lessee action against purchaser for conversion of growing crops)   Text

Amerada-Hess Corp. v. Iparrea, 495 S.W.2d 60 (Tex. Civ. App. 1973) (scope of mineral lessee’s duty to grazing lessee)   Text

Frazier v. Wynn, 459 S.W.2d 895 (Tex. Civ. App. 1970) (breach of covenant of quiet enjoyment of farm lease), rev’d, 472 S.W.2d 750 (Tex. 1971)   Text

Wilkerson v. Moore, 465 S.W.2d 382 (Tex. Civ. App. 1971) (notice of termination of farm lease; rights to unharvested crops after expiration of farm lease)   Text

Frederickson v. Cochran, 449 S.W.2d 329 (Tex. Civ. App. 1969) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Haas v. Earley, 443 S.W.2d 861 (Tex. Civ. App. 1969) (landlord’s right to rental proceeds for tenant’s lease of allotment)   Text

Amend v. Light, 443 S.W.2d 877 (Tex. Civ. App. 1969) (tenant action for recovery on lessor’s prevention of crop sale)   Text

Hinds v. Madison, 424 S.W.2d 61 (Tex. Civ. App. 1967) (whether lessee had preference right to purchase ranch property)   Text

Ellison v. Knapek, 421 S.W.2d 474 (Tex. Civ. App. 1967) (validity of reformation of farm lease)   Text

Wilson v. Willbanks, 417 S.W.2d 925 (Tex. Civ. App. 1967) (cancellation of farm lease)   Text

Chevron Oil Co. v. Howell, 407 S.W.2d 525 (Tex. Civ. App. 1966) (grazing lessee seeks to enjoin oil drilling operations on leased premises)   Text

Brevard v. King, 400 S.W.2d 576 (Tex. Civ. App. 1966) (action for specific performance of option under farm lease)   Text

Hoge v. Lopez, 394 S.W.2d 816 (Tex. Civ. App. 1965) (landlord sues tenant for value of equipment removed from land during term of grazing lease)   Text

Strong v. Caudill, 389 S.W.2d 736 (Tex. Civ. App. 1965) (grazing lessee brings negligence claim against mineral lessee)   Text


 

UTAH

Okelberry v. West Daniels Land Ass’n, 120 P.3d 34 (Utah Ct. App. 2005) (leasing corporate land to a nonshareholder)   Text

Young v. Young, 979 P.2d 338 (Utah 1999) (deductibility of certain expenses under farm lease for purposes of provision entitling trust-lessor to half of lessee’s profits)   Text

Richins v. Delbert Chipman & Sons Co., 817 P.2d 382 (Utah Ct. App. 1991) (grazing permit lessor seeking release from court-approved stipulation with lessees over grazing rights)   Text

Robert Langston, Ltd. v. McQuarrie, 741 P.2d 554 (Utah Ct. App. 1987) (action for rescission of contract for the sale of land leases and grazing permits)   Text

Jacobson v. Hoffman, 543 P.2d 771 (Utah 1975) (dispute over terms of farm lease)   Text

Grover v. Garn, 464 P.2d 598 (Utah 1970) (contract dispute over sale of land and grazing permits)   Text

Bradbury v. Rasmussen, 401 P.2d 710 (Utah 1965) (action to cancel farm lease for undue influence)   Text


 

VERMONT

Magdoff v. Hibbard, No. 2003-382, 2004 WL 5582591 (Vt. Mar. Term, 2004)

Tromblay v. Dacres, 376 A.2d 753 (Vt. 1977) (terms of option to purchase in farm lease)   Text


 

VIRGINIA

Wells v. Shoosmith, 428 S.E.2d 909 (Va. 1993) (validity of leases encumbering farm)   Text


 

WASHINGTON

Bravo Farms, L.L.C. v. Battin, No. 26550-1-III, 2008 WL 3867162 (Wash. Ct. App. Aug. 21, 2008) (existence of right of first refusal in lease)

Kissler v. Buckland, 134 Wash. App. 1070 (Wash. Ct. App. 2006) (voiding of farm lease)

Shaffer v. Paradise Farms, Inc., No. 20950-4-III, 2003 WL 1376151 (Wash. Ct. App. Mar. 20, 2003) (parole evidence; rent forgiveness provision)

Harting v. Barton, 6 P.3d 91 (Wash. Ct. App. 2000) (rescission of farm lease for failure of tenant to satisfy lease conditions; purchase option not supported by consideration)   Text

Lane v. Wahl, 6 P.3d 621 (Wash. Ct. App. 2000) (validity of fixed period farm lease with lessee-only option to terminate before expiration)   Text

Tiegs v. Watts, 954 P.2d 877 (Wash. 1998) (breach of farm lease; nuisance), aff’g Tiegs v. Boise Cascade Corp., 922 P.2d 115 (Wash. Ct. App. 1996)   Text

Stokes v. Kummer, 936 P.2d 4 (Wash. Ct. App. 1997) (adverse possession)   Text

Heaverlo v. Keico Indus., 911 P.2d 406 (Wash. Ct. App. 1996) (right to renew farm lease)   Text

Burgeson v. Columbia Producers, Inc., 803 P.2d 838 (Wash. Ct. App. 1991) (breach of farm development lease)   Text

Carr v. Deking, 765 P.2d 40 (Wash. Ct. App. 1988) (validity of crop-share lease executed by one cotenant-landlord without consent of the other cotenant)   Text

Wilkins v. Lasater, 733 P.2d 221 (Wash. Ct. App. 1987) (breach of fiduciary duty for lease of trust farmland)   Text

Saunders v. Callaway, 708 P.2d 652 (Wash. Ct. App. 1985) (right of first refusal in farm lease; statute of frauds)   Text

Smith v. Favilla, 593 P.2d 564 (Wash. Ct. App. 1979) (farm tenant claim of unjust enrichment)   Text

Waldrop v. Holland, 588 P.2d 1237 (Wash. Ct. App. 1979) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Powers v. Hastings, 582 P.2d 897 (Wash. Ct. App. 1978) (breach of oral lease option to purchase farm land)   Text

Farmers Fin. Serv. Co. v. Hurlburt, 579 P.2d 396 (Wash. Ct. App. 1978) (priority of landlord’s lien over security agreement)   Text

Frazier v. Kern, 566 P.2d 956 (Wash. Ct. App. 1977) (whether lessees breached grazing lease)   Text

Benhart v. Gorham, 544 P.2d 141 (Wash. Ct. App. 1976) (dispute over rights to crop rental proceeds)   Text

Leuning v. Hill, 486 P.2d 87 (Wash. 1971) (action for lessee reimbursement of debt paid by lessor but for which lessee was responsible under lease)   Text

Schorzman v. Kelly, 429 P.2d 217 (Wash. 1967) (determination of termination date of farm lease)   Text


 

WISCONSIN

Ripp v. Sayre, 728 N.W.2d 374 (Wis. Ct. App. 2007) (option to purchase clause in lease no longer in effect when given)

Dawson v. Goldammer, 722 N.W.2d 106 (Wis. Ct. App. 2006) (rule of severability)   Text

Dawson v. Goldammer, Nos. 2004AP2507, 2004AP3335, 2005 WL 2757918 (Wis. Ct. App. Oct. 26, 2005) (severability of lease terms)  Text

Dawson v. Goldammer, 657 N.W.2d 432 (Wis. Ct. App. 2002) (enforcement of lease with illegal provision)

Olson v. Olson, 628 N.W.2d 437 (Wis. Ct. App. 2001) (validity of purchase option in farm lease agreement)  Text

Schuette v. Van De Hey, 556 N.W.2d 127 (Wis. Ct. App. 1996) (elected county executive lacks power to terminate farm leases of county land via executive order)   Text

Stensaas v. Becker, No. 94-3083-FT, 1995 WL 355668 (Wis. Ct. App. June 15, 1995) (unjust enrichment claim by former farm tenants against new farm tenant)

Schmitz v. Nett, No. 88-1895, 1990 WL 57367 (Wis. Ct. App. Feb. 28, 1990) (breach of farm lease)

Fox v. Folkers, No. 87-0238, 1987 WL 34894 (Wis. Ct. App. Nov. 4, 1987) (security interest in crops under farm lease)

Kozak v. U.S. Fid. & Guar. Co., 355 N.W.2d 362 (Wis. Ct. App. 1984) (application of exclusionary clause in insurance policy to farm tenant’s unauthorized sale of cattle)   Text

Am. Indus. Leasing Co. v. Geiger, 345 N.W.2d 527 (Wis. Ct. App. 1984) (breach of farm equipment lease)   Text

Kluever v. Prod. Credit Co., No. 82-1835, 1983 WL 162035 (Wis. Ct. App. Sep. 14, 1983) (determination of interest in cattle under livestock-shares farm lease)

Fullerton Lumber Co. v. Korth, 155 N.W.2d 662 (Wis. 1968) (whether farm tenant was agent of landowner for purposes of materialman’s lien)   Text

Styczinski v. Styczinski, 152 N.W.2d 865 (Wis. 1967) (dispute over terms of purchase option under farm lease)   Text

Saxauer v. Luebke, 146 N.W.2d 385 (Wis. 1966) (breach of farm lease)   Text


 

WYOMING

McClellan v. Britain, 826 P.2d 245 (Wyo. 1992) (whether grazing lease was validly renewed)   Text

Carlson v. Carlson, 775 P.2d 478 (Wyo. 1989) (ambiguity of farm lease as to improvements and purchase option), aff’d on appeal after new trial, 888 P.2d 210 (Wyo. 1995)   Text

Madison v. Marlatt, 619 P.2d 708 (Wyo. 1980) (option to purchase under farm lease)   Text

Bowen v. Korell, 587 P.2d 653 (Wyo. 1978) (lessee damages claim for wrongful termination of farm lease)   Text

Angus Hunt Ranch, Inc. v. Bowen, 571 P.2d 974 (Wyo. 1977) (breach of farm lease)   Text

Curtis v. Center Realty Co., 502 P.2d 365 (Wyo. 1972) (grazing lease applicant challenges state decision to renew prior lessee’s grazing lease)   Text

Shellhart v. Axford, 485 P.2d 1031 (Wyo. 1971) (action for specific performance of purchase option in farm lease)   Text

Reese v. Bruegger Ranches, Inc., 463 P.2d 23 (Wyo. 1969) (plaintiff challenges state’s award of grazing lease to previous lessee)   Text