Case Law Index Commercial Transactions

January 1, 2002 – October 29, 2021

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of reported and unreported federal and state court decisions involving Commercial Transactions 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

Bates v. Dow Agrosciences LLC, 544 US 431 (2005) (no federal preemption state contract claims)  Text


FIRST CIRCUIT

In re Montagne, 431 B.R. 94 (Bankr.. D. Vt. May 24, 2010) (adversary proceeding to recover feed and other products supplied on credit)  Text


SECOND CIRCUIT

Bunce v. Farm Serv. Agency, No. 5:19-CV-266 (TWD), 2021 WL 925511 (N.D.N.Y. Feb. 15, 2021) (FSA’s decision to deny borrower’s farm loan for servicing and for new loan was not arbitrary) Text

PACA Tr. Creditors of Lenny Perry’s Produce, Inc. v. Genecco Produce Inc., 913 F.3d 268 (2d Cir. 2019) (creditor allowed to recover pro rate share of PACA trust from account receivables) Text

In re Baker, 511 B.R. 41 (Bankr. N.D.N.Y. May 28, 2014) (unperfected security interest for failure to show dairy cattle are regularly identified for collateralization and secured lending using registration certificates)

Collins v. Angell, No. 3:12-CV-0589 (LEK), 2013 WIL 3243559 (N.D.N.Y. June 26, 2013) (vacated Bankruptcy Court decision of perfected security interest in dairy cows) Text

Standard Chartered Bank v. AWB (USA) Ltd., No. 05 Civ.2013(AKH), 2010 WL 532515 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 16, 2010) (failure to pay on soybean transaction) Text

Abeles, Inc. v. Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, LLC, No. 06-CV-3893 (JFB) (AKT), 2010 WL 446042 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 1, 2010) (breach of contract) Text

Bourdeau Bros., Inc. v. Montagne (In re Montagne), Bankr. No. 08-10916, Adv. No. 08-1024, 2010 WL 396252 (Bankr. D. Vt. Jan. 25, 2010) (seeking payment for feed and other farm supplies)

Bourdeau Bros., Inc. v. Montagne (In re Montagne), Bankr. No. 08-10916, Adv. No. 08-1024, 2010 WL 271347 (Bankr. D. Vt. 2010) (seeking payment for feed and other farm supplies) Text

In re Clayson, 341 B.R. 137 (Bankr. W.D.N.Y. 2006) (perfection of lien; preferential payment)   Text

Ana Distrib., Inc. v. CMA-CGM (Am) Inc., 329 F.Supp.2d 565 (S.D.N.Y. 2004) (bill of lading)  Text


THIRD CIRCUIT

Indian Brand Farms, Inc. v. Novartis Crop Protection Inc. 617 F.3d 207 (3d Cir. 2010) (federal preemption of state products liability claims; product liability) Text

Sadia, S.A. v. Hubbard Farms, No. 06-3831 (FLW), 2008 WL 5416398 (D. N.J. Dec. 22, 2008) (breach of breeding poultry contract; choice of law provision) Text

Mortellite v. Novartis Crop Prot., Inc., 460 F.3d 483 (3d Cir. 2006) (federal preemption of state products liability claims)  Text


FOURTH CIRCUIT

In re Roberson, No. 18-05432-5-JNC, 2020 WL 6265062 (Bankr. E.D.N.C. Oct. 23, 2020) (tenant-farmer retains rights to finish raising and harvesting crops notwithstanding land being foreclosed) Text

The N.C. Farmers’ Assistance Fund v. Monsanto Co., No. 1:08cv409, 2010 WL 3817349 (M.D. N.C. Sept. 27, 2010) (qui tam action alleging false marketing as to genetically modified soybean seeds)  Text

Drew Farms v. Preston Farms, LLC, No. 4:08-cv-00131-TLW, 2009 WL 5214315 (D.S.C. Dec. 28, 2009) (breach of contract to purchase popcorn)  Text

Abingdon Livestock Exch., Inc. v. Smith, 594 F.Supp.2d 688 (W.D. Va. 2009) (breach of contract to pay for cattle)  Text

Helena Chem. Co. v. Huggins, No. 4:06-cv-2583-RBH, 2008 WL 4908463 (D.S.C. Nov. 13, 2008) (breach of consignment and commission sales agreement)  Text

Hansen & Morgan Livestock, Inc. v. B4 Cattle Co., No. 5:07-cv-00330, 2007 WL 4305606 (S.D. W.Va. Dec. 7, 2007) (breach of cattle purchase contract)

Rogers v. Dow Agrosciences, LLC, No. 4:06CV00015, 2006 WL 3147393 (W.D. Va. Oct. 31, 2006) (breach of warranties; consumer protect act; privity) Text

S. States Coop., Inc. v. I.S.P. Co., Inc., 198 F.Supp.2d 807 (N.D. W.Va. 2002) (state law claim against feed retailer)  Text


FIFTH CIRCUIT

John G. Kain Farms, LLC v. Kemin Indus., Inc., No. SA-21-CV-374-XR, 2021 WL 3639788 (W.D. Tex. Aug. 17, 2021) (farmer-lessor claims lessee induced them to execute farmland lease agreement) Text

Fishback Nursery, Inc. v. PNC Bank, Nat’l Ass’n, 920 F.3d 932 (5th Cir. 2019) (law of jurisdiction where farm products were located governs priority dispute in lien assets) Text

Hollybrook Cottonseed Processing, LLC v. Carver, Inc., No. 09-0750, 2010 WL 892869 (W.D. La. Mar. 11, 2010) (claim cotton gin equipment did not meet claims made)

Agri-Plastics, Inc. v. Hog Slat, Inc., No. 3:09-CV-1271-B, 2010 WL 711811 (N.D. Tex. Feb. 26, 2010) (breach of warranties)  Text

Port Elevator Brownsville, L.C. v. Vega, No. 09-40493, 2009 WL 5099044 (5th Cir. Dec. 23, 2009) (ownership of corn)  Text

In re Heigle, No. 07-02012-NPO, 2008 WL 5600708 (Bankr. S.D. Miss. Dec. 23, 2008) (specific performance; breach of contract)  Text

D & M Edwards, Inc. v. Bio-Cide Int’l, Inc., No. 3:08-CV-0670-L, 2009 WL 102732 (N.D. Tex. Jan. 14, 2009) (breach of contract) Text

CNH Capital Am., LLC v. Wilmot Farming Ventures, LLC, No. 07-0611, 2008 WL 2386166 (W.D. La. June 11, 2008) (modifications of agreement to purchase tractor)

Delta & Pine Land Co. v. Nationwide Agribusiness Ins. Co., 530 F.3d 395 (5th Cir. 2008) (insurance policy did cover did cover negligence claim)  Text

Dawson Farms, LLC v. BASF Corp., No. 06-0737, 2008 WL 2222214 (W.D. La. May 16, 2008) (products liability)

House v. AGCO Corp., No. CIVA 3:05-1676, 2006 WL 3692769 (W.D. La. Dec. 12, 2006) (no fraudulent misrepresentations, breach of warranty, or redhibitory defects by dealer in leasing tractor)

Commercializadora Portimex, S.A. de C.V. v. Zen-Noh Grain Corp., No. Civ.A 02-1185, 2002 WL 31465891 (E.D. La. Nov. 1, 2002) (breach of grain purchase contracts)


SIXTH CIRCUIT

In re Duvall, No. 19-11272(1)(12), 2021 WL 2473889 (Bankr. W.D. Ky. June 16, 2021) (borrower converted MFP payments for soybeans that were subject to creditor’s perfected security interest) Text

Van Nes Devs., LLC v. Brooks Custom Application, LLC, No. 119CV01099STAJAY, 2019 WL 4675397 (W.D. Tenn. Sept. 25, 2019) (breach of contract in spreading fertilizer that caused substantial lower yield) Text

Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. of Michigan v. Borkholder Buildings & Supply, LLC, No. 1:14-cv-1118, 2015 WL 5682729 (W.D. Mich. Sept. 25, 2015) (UCC four-year statute of limitations; economic loss doctrine) Text

Younglove Const. v. PSD Dev., No. 3:08CV1447, 2010 WL 4568716 (N.D. Ohio Nov. 3, 2010) (breach of contract) Text

Scarff Bros., Inc. v. Bischer Farms, Inc., No. 08-1831, 2010 WL 2803940 (6th Cir. July 15, 2010), aff’g in part and rev’g in part, 546 F.Supp.2d 473 (E.D. Mich. 2008) (breach of contract)  Text

Fish Farms Partnership v. Winston-Weaver Co. Inc., No. 2:09-CV-163, 2010 WL 1925043 (E.D. Tenn. May 12, 2010) (breach of contract for nonconforming product) Text

Meridan Citizens Mut. Ins. Co. v. Horton, No. 5:08-CV-302-KKC, 2010 WL 1253084 (E.D. Ky. Mar. 25, 2010) (coverage of insurance policy) Text

Miles Farm Supply LLC v. Helena Chem. Co., 595 F.3d 663 (6th Cir. 2010) (claim that competitor interfered with contractual obligations)  Text

Magical Farms, Inc. v. Land O’Lakes, Inc., No. 07-3568, 2009 WL 4641742 (6th Cir. 2009) (damages from sale of feed that caused the death of alpacas)  Text

Kuehnemund v. Crop Prod. Servs., Inc., No. 08-14647-BC, 2009 WL 1789073 (E.D. Mich. June 23, 2009) (statute of limitations; claim sold defective fertilizer) Text

Groeb Farms, Inc. v. Alfred L. Wolff, Inc., No. 08-CV-14624, 2009 WL 500816 (E.D. Mich. Feb. 27, 2009) (breach of contract for the sale of honey) Text

Farm Bureau Ins. v. Deere Co., No. 1:08-CV-922, 2009 WL 104139 (W.D. Mich. Jan. 14, 2009) (economic loss doctrine; privity)  Text

Owensboro Grain Co., LLC v. AUI Contracting, LLC, No. 4:08CV-94-JHM, 2008 WL 5381914 (W.D. Ky. Dec. 18, 2008) (breach of credit agreement)  Text

Ala. Farmers Coop., Inc. v. Jordan, No. 3:07-CV-543-JDM, 2008 WL 4500037 (W.D. Ky. Sept. 30, 2008) (interpretation of coop’s lease) Text

Huber v. Crop Production Serv., Inc., No. 06-14564-BC, 2007 WL 2746625 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 19, 2007) (economic loss doctrine)

Geier Bros. Farms v. Furst-NcNess Co., 186 F.Supp.2d 798 (N.D. Ohio 2002) (product’s liability against feed manufacturer)  Text

Mid-Wood, Inc. v. Hunter Agri-Sales, Inc., 184 F.Supp.2d 689 (N.D. Ohio 2002) (breach of fertilizer storage purchase contract)  Text


SEVENTH CIRCUIT

Mid-S. AG Equip., Inc. v. Wacker Neuson Am. Corp., No. 20-CV-1899, 2021 WL 2875610 (E.D. Wis. July 8, 2021) (intentionally misrepresented promise to repurchase unsold agricultural equipment) Text

In re Leaver, 627 B.R. 517 (Bankr. W.D. Wis. 2021) (creditor gave up boarding lien when returning livestock to  debtor) Text

Rexing Quality Eggs v. Rembrandt Enterprises, Inc., 996 F.3d 354 (7th Cir. 2021) (seller of eggs entitled to full measure of its resale damages upon buyer’s repudiation of purchase agreement) Text 

In re Brooks, 619 B.R. 669 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 2020) (creditor did not forfeit its security interest in debtors’ farm receivables.) Text

CHS Cap., LLC v. Hellenbrand Farms, LLC, 420 F. Supp. 3d 872 (W.D. Wis. 2019) (failure to foreclose on agricultural lien within six months from last charge for services did not render lien void) Text

In re Printz, 478 B.R. 876 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 2012) (financial institution held first-priority perfected security interest over grain elevator) Text

Agrigenetics v. Pioneer Hi-Bred Intern., No. 1:08-cv-802-TWP-TAB, 2010 WL 4683936 (S.D. Ind. Nov. 10, 2010) (breach of contract regarding type of bags used for seed transportation)

Caudill See & Warehouse Co. v. Rose Seeding & Sodding, No. 4:09-cv-101-WGH-RLY, 2010 WL 3944722 (S.D. Ind. Oct. 6, 2010) (breach of contract involving sale and storage of seed)

In re Snyder, 436 B.R. 81 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 2010) (assignee of senior lienholder with respect to crop proceeds held by Chapter 12 trustee seeks payment of proceeds)

LDT Keller Farms, LLC v. Brigitte Holmes Livestock Co., Inc., — F.Supp.2d —-, 1:08-CV-243, 2010 WL 2680202 (N.D. Ind. June 25, 2010) (action alleging breach of contract; violation of Packers and Stockyards Act)  Text

Nieto v. Perdue Farms, Inc., No. 08-07399, 2010 WL 1031691 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 17, 2010) (no violations of consumer protection law Text

Clifford v. UAP Distrib., Inc. No. 08-2094, 2010 WL 55671 (C.D. Ill. Jan. 4, 2010) (breach of warranty against crop advisor) Text

Wells Fargo Bank, N. Am. v. Siegel, 540 F.3d 657 (7th Cir. 2008) (scope of oral contract with futures trader)  Text

United Vaccines, Inc. v. Diamond Animal Health, Inc, 409 F.Supp.2d 1083 (W.D. Wis. 2006)(economic loss doctrine)   Text

Chicago Prime Packers, Inc. v. Northam Food Trading Co., 408 F.3d 894 (7th Cir. 2005) (nonconforming goods) Text

Westfalia-Surge, Inc. v. Dairy Tex, Inc., No. 03 C 4304, 2003 WL 22478742 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 4, 2003) (contribution for products liability)

Bosshard Bogs, LLP v. Cliffstar Corp., No. 02-C-0034-C, 2002 WL 32350544 (W.D. Wis. Oct. 23, 2002) (breach of contract to buy cranberries)


EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Spring Lake Pork, LLC v. Great Plains Mgmt., LLC, No. 2:19-CV-18 HEA, 2021 WL 3051902 (E.D. Mo. July 20, 2021) (breach of farm management agreement led to terminating agreement) Text

Matter of Clements, No. BK19-41806-TLS, 2021 WL 1589313 (Bankr. D. Neb. Apr. 22, 2021) (sale-lease agreement unclear whether it included custom-harvesting arrangement) Text

Farm Credit Leasing Servs. Corp. v. Smith, No. 4:19-CV-00280-KGB, 2021 WL 1209359 (E.D. Ark. Mar. 30, 2021) (assignee acting as a creditor to collect a debt owed to itself from farmer’s default on tractor lease) Text

In re Kurtenbach, 622 B.R. 717 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa 2020) (creditor’s choice of who hauled farm equipment collateral to auction and who would conduct auction were commercially reasonable) Text

In re Rancher’s Legacy Meat Co., 616 B.R. 532 (Bankr. D. Minn. 2020) (debtor in possession exercised strong-arm rights to avoid security interest that lapsed prepetition and become unperfected) Text

Pitman Farms v. Kuehl Poultry LLC, 508 F. Supp. 3d 465 (D. Minn. 2020) (chicken growers not “sellers” under state statute, establishing parent company’s responsibility in breached contracts between its subsidiaries and sellers) Text

Agrifund, LLC v. Heartland Co-op, 436 F. Supp. 3d 1230 (S.D. Iowa 2020) (farm cooperative had constructive notice that farmers’ check was funded by crop proceeds secured by financing company) Text

MYA Logistics, LLC v. Phoenix Newton LLC, No. 4:18-CV-00249-SBJ, 2019 WL 7500245 (S.D. Iowa Oct. 16, 2019) (breach of warehouse agreement) Text

Matter of Hill, No. BK16-41396, 2018 WL 1916172 (Bankr. D. Neb. April 17, 2018) (determination of amount of secured claim in crop proceeds) Text

In re McDougall, 572 B.R. 239 (Bankr. D.N.D. 2017) (determination of liens held by bank and agricultural supplier in proceeds of Chapter 12 sale) Text

Matter of Leonard, No. BK15-82016A16-8002, 2016 WL 4035736 (Bankr. D. Neb. July 22, 2016) (validity and priority of interests in feeder cattle)

In re Schley, 509 B.R. 901 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa 2014) (Iowa agricultural supply liens are limited to 31-day look back period prior to filling a financing statement and an Iowa agricultural lien continues in the proceeds) Text

Clasing v. Hormel Corp., 993 F.Supp.2d 960 (N.D. Iowa 2014) (alleged breach of verbal contract between hog finishers and meat packing company) Text

General Mills Operations, LLC v. Five Star Custom Foods, Ltd., 703 F.3d 1104 (8th Cir. 2013) (food supplier breached contract when USDA issued recall) Text

In re Shulista, 451 B.R. 867 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa 2011) (agricultural supply deal acquired superpriority lien only for value of feed supplied from date of purchase to the filing of financing statement) Text

Salton v. Polyock, No. C10-4113-MWB, 2011 WL 487853 (N.D. Iowa Feb. 10, 2011) (breach of contract claim regarding sale of cow embryos)

Nationwide Agribusiness v. Structural Restoration, 705 F.Supp.2d 1070 (S.D. Iowa 2010) (liability of inspector following collapse of grain silo)  Text

In re Double G Trucking of the Arklatex, 432 B.R. 789 (Bankr. W.D. Ark. 2010) (lessor of tractors seeks to require farmer-debtor of assume lease during bankruptcy)  Text

Nicollet Cattle Co. v. United Food Group, No. 08-5899 (JRT/FLN), 2010 WL 3546784 (D. Minn. Sept. 7, 2010) (wrongful cancellation of 148 contracts to sell beef and lamb products) Text

LOL Finance Co. v. Johnson, No. 4:09CV3224, 2010 WL 3419606 (D. Neb. Aug. 26, 2010) (breach of contract)  Text

First Dakota Nat. Bank v. First Nat. Bank of Plainview, CIV. 08-4167, 2010 WL 2557562 (D.S.D. June 22, 2010) (failure to file a financing statement on livestock)

S. Bancorp Bank, N.A. v. Bayer Cropscience LP, 2:09CV00136 JLH, 2010 WL 2471907 (E.D. Ark. June 14, 2010) (payment sent to debtors instead of assignor) Text

Wells Dairy, Inc. v. Food Movers Int’l, Inc., 607 F.3d 515 (8th Cir. 2010) (failure to pay for dairy products)  Text

DJ Coleman, Inc. v. Nufarm Americas, Inc., — F.Supp.2d —, 2010 WL 890835 (D.N.D. 2010) (negligence & strict liability in sale of pesticide)  Text

Archer Daniels Midland Co. v. Soucie, No. 4:08CV3215, 2009 WL 3103838 (D. Neb. Sept. 23, 2009) (no contract to sell soybeans existed) Text

Cent. Livestock Ass’n v. R & J Dairy, No. 08-155 (JNE/JJG), 2009 WL 2516120 (D. Minn. Aug. 14, 2009) (sale of cattle contractually entrusted to the defendants) Text

Archer Daniels Midland Co. v. Soucie, No. 4:08CV3215, 2009 WL 2365400 (D. Neb. July 28, 2009) (formation of a soybean contract; statute of frauds) Text

Helena Chem. Co. v. Triple C. Ranch, No. 2:08-CV-00118 BSM, 2009 WL 1993796 (E.D. Ark. July 9, 2009) (failure to bill proper party for products) Text

Mich. Millers Mut. Ins. Co. v. DG & G Co., 569 F.3d 807 (8th Cir. 2009) (insurer had no duty to insure losses against mold, mildew, and hard spot on cotton bales)  Text

Charles Brooks Co. v. Georgia-Pacific, LLC, 552 F.3d 718 (8th Cir. 2009) (lack of capacity and standing to sue; unjust and equitable restitution claims)  Text

Miller v. Miller, No. A-08-247, 2008 WL 5064932 (D. Neb. Dec. 2, 2008) (enforceability of contract and real estate deed) Text

Albers v. Deere & Co., No. 1:08-cv-040, 2008 WL 4416449 (D. N.D. Sept. 24, 2008) (economic loss doctrine; breach of warranty claims)  Text

Swift & Co. v. Elias Farms, Inc., 539 F.3d 849 (8th Cir. 2008) (breach of hog contract)  Text

Chism v. CNH Am., LLC, No. 2:07CV00150 JLH, 2008 WL 495878 (E.D. Ark. Feb. 20, 2008) (breach of warranties; piercing the corporate veil) Text

John Morrell & Co. v. Halbur, No. C06-3023-MWB, 2007 WL 3003150 (N.D. Iowa Oct. 11, 2007) (breach of ledger contract) Text

Manula v. Wheat, No. 4:06CV01107 JLH, 2007 WL 2926211 (E.D. Ark. Oct. 5, 2007) (breach of horse purchase contract)

Burns v. Universal Crop Prot. Alliance, No. 4:07CV00535 SWW, 2007 WL 2811533 (E.D. Ark. Sept. 25, 2007) (Lone Pine order to show causal link to defective herbicide)

Budach Implement, Inc. v. CNH Am., LLC, No. 05-CV-2202 (PJS/JJG), 2007 WL 2310066 (D. Minn. Aug. 7, 2007) (termination of dealership agreement)

Zutz v. Case Corp., No. 02-1776(PAM/RLE), 2006 WL 463539 (D. Minn. Feb. 24, 2006) (parole evidence rule; disclaimer of expressed and implied warranties)

Braun v. E.I. du Pont De Nemours & Co., No. Civ.04-1007, 2006 WL 290552 (D.S.D. Feb. 7, 2006) (products liability claims)

United Vaccines, Inc. v. Diamond Animal Health, Inc., 409 F.Supp.2d 1083 (W.D. Wis. 2006) (economic loss doctrine) Text

Day v. Case Credit Corp., 427 F.3d 1148 (8th Cir. 2005) (assignment of forged purchase agreements)   Text

SuperValu, Inc. v. Quality Farms, Inc., No. Civ.04-3569 DWF/SRN, 2005 WL 2475751 (D. Minn. Oct. 6, 2005) (validity of contract)

Hecksel v. Cent. Livestock Ass’n, Inc., No. Civ. 03-2604 JRTJSM, 2005 WL 2406032 (D. Minn. Sept. 29, 2005) (breach of a livestock feeding agreement)

Zutz v. Case Corp., 422 F.3d 764 (8th Cir. 2005) (reckless misrepresentation; breach of warranties) Text

Wuebker v. Wilbur-Ellis Co., 418 F.3d 883 (8th Cir. 2005) (no federal preemption of state products liability claims)

Wagner v. Hesston Corp., No. Civ.03-4244 (JNE/JGL), 2005 WL 1540135 (D. Minn. June 30, 2005) (products liability)

In re Gehl, 325 B.R. 269 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa 2005) (intent to defraud; willful and malicious product) Text

Int’l Casings Group, Inc. v. Premium Standard Farms, Inc., 358 F.Supp.2d 863 (W.D. Mo. 2005) (injunction to prevent selling of output)   Text

Ferrell v. W. Bend Mut. Ins. Co., 393 F.3d 786 (8th Cir. 2005) (collection of breach of warranty judgment) Text

Pieper, Inc. v. Land O’Lakes Farmland Feed, LLC, 390 F3d 1062 (8th Cir. 2004) (frustration of purpose doctrine)  Text

Farm Credit Midsouth, PCA v. Farm Fresh Catfish Co., 371 F.3d 450 (8th Cir. 2004) (federal farm programs rule) Text

Doe v. Sw. Grain, 309 F.Supp.2d 1119 (D.N.D. 2004) (negligent misrepresentation; negligence; fraud in feed mix) Text

Kalmes Farms, Inc. v. J-Star Indus., Inc., No. Civ.02-1141 (DWF/SRN), 2004 WL 114976 (D. Minn. Jan. 16, 2004) (economic loss doctrine; breach of contract claims)

Purina Mills, L.L.C. v. Less, 295 F.Supp.2d 1017 (N.D. Iowa 2003) (amount of damages for breach of contract) Text

Zutz v. Case Corp., No. Civ.02-1776(PAM/RLE), 52 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 56, 2003 WL 22848943 (D. Minn. Nov. 21, 2003) (fraud, state consumer fraud act, misrepresentation, statute of limitations)

Holden Farms, Inc. v. Hog Slat, Inc., 347 F.3d 1055 (8th Cir. 2003) (statute of limitations; economic loss doctrine; negligence)   Text

Asa-Brandt, Inc. v. ADM Investor Serv., Inc., 344 F.3d 738 (8th Cir. 2003) (fiduciary duty)   Text

Racicky v. Farmland Indust., Inc., 328 F.3d 389 (8th Cir. 2003) (products liability)   Text

Top of Iowa Coop. v. Schewe, 324 F.3d 627 (8th Cir. 2003) (breach of hedge-to-arrive contract)  Text

In re Helster, 290 B.R. 665 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa 2003) (existence of oral contract)  Text

Dahlman Farms, Inc. v. FMC Corp., 240 F.Supp.2d 1012 (D. Minn. 2002) (federal preemption of state consumer fraud claims and breach of warranties)   Text

Behrens v. United Vaccines, Inc., 189 F.Supp.2d 945 (D. Minn. 2002) (federal preemption of state product’s liability claims)   Text


NINTH CIRCUIT

Schweigert v. Schweigert, 519 F. Supp. 3d 803 (D. Mont. 2021) (judgment creditor lacked a secured claim against Chapter 13 debtor’s brands and branded livestock) Text

Martini E Ricci Iamino S.P.A.—Consortile Societa Agricola v. Trinity Fruit Sales Company, Inc., 30 F.Supp.3d 954 (E.D. Cal. July 2, 2014) (claim for breach of contract under United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods) Text

O Bar Cattle Co. v. Owyhee Feeders, Inc., No. CV 08-149-EJL-CWD, 2011 WL 692220 (D. Idaho Jan. 31, 2011) (breach of oral contract; attorney’s fees)

In re Symons Frozen Foods Inc., 432 B.R. 290 (Bankr. W.D. Wash. 2010) (statutory lien)

Walchli v. Cmty. Bank, Civ. No. 09-359-AC, 2010 WL 2164874 (D. Or. March 16, 2010) (claim for failure to extend agricultural loans)

O Bar Cattle Co. v. Owyhee Feeders, Inc., No. CV08-149-S-EJL-CWD, 2010 WL 678970 (D. Idaho Feb. 24, 2010) (representations in number of cattle bought) Text

Callisons, Inc. v. Key Farms, Inc., No. 3:08-CV-0426-LRH-RAM, 2010 WL 148371 (D. Nev. 2010) (failure to deliver mint oil crop) Text

Stanislaus Farm Supply v. Brady, No. 09-CV-01413-OWW-DLB, 2009 WL 3748500 (E.D. Cal. Nov. 5, 2009) (breach of alfalfa seed contract)

Obendorf v. FDIC, 667 F.Supp.2d 1223 (D. Idaho 2009) (mutual mistake, implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing; fraud)  Text

Britz Fertilizers, Inc. v. Bayer Corp., 665 F.Supp.2d 1142 (E.D. Cal. 2009) (breach of contract claims)  Text

In re Morton, No. 08-401666-JDP, 2009 WL 1617078 (Bankr. D. Idaho June 9, 2009) (no conversion or violation of UCC in cattle sale) Text

Millenkamp v. Davisco Foods Int’l, Inc., 562 F.3d 971 (9th Cir. 2009) (breach of warranties in sale of milk permeate; comparative negligence)  Text

Paramount Farms, Inc. v. Ventilex B.V., No. CV F 08-1027 LJO SMS, 2009 WL 161052 (E.D. Cal. Jan. 22, 2009) (breaches of contract, express warranty, and implied covenants and warranties)

Holmes v. United States, No. CV07-421-S-EJL, 2009 WL 35175 (D. Idaho Jan. 5, 2009) Text

United States v. Estate of Oxarango, No. CIV 97-0085-S-BLW, 2008 WL 5411719 (D. Idaho Dec. 24, 2008) (lack of consideration; laches; fraud) Text

Willems Farms, Inc. v. BASF Corp., No. CV F 08-0616 LJO SMS, 2008 WL 4104278 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 3, 2008) (breach of warranty claim on fungicide)

Avinelis v. BASF Corp., No. CV F 08-0618 LJO SMS, 2008 WL 4104277 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 3, 2008) (breach of warranty claim on fungicide)

Bybee Farms, LLC v. Snake River Sugar Co., No. CV-06-5007-FVS, 2008 WL 2873364 (E.D. Wash. July 21, 2008) (breach of growers’ agreement)

Willems Farms, Inc. v. BASF Corp., No. CV F 08-0616 LJO SMS, 2008 WL 2620913 (E.D. Cal. June 30, 2008) (breach of fungicide warranty)

C & S Hamilton Hay, LLC v. CNH Am. LLC, No. CV-07-31-E-EJL, 2008 WL 504031 (D. Idaho Feb. 21, 2008) (economic loss doctrine; breach of warranties) Text

Cal-Agrex, Inc. v. Tassell, No. C-07-0964 SC, 2007 WL 2782969 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 25, 2007) (existence of a contract) Text

Lindner v. Meadow Gold Dairies, Inc., 515 F.Supp.2d 1166 (D. Haw. 2007) (breach of dairy lease)   Text

Nomo Agroindustrial Sa De CV v. Enza Zaden N. Am., Inc., 492 F.Supp.2d 1175 (D. Ariz. 2007) (breach of warranties; fraud; limitation of damages)   Text

Millenkamp v. Davisco Foods Int’l, Inc., No. CV03-439-S-EJL, 2007 WL 844880 (D. Idaho Mar. 16, 2007) (prejudgment interest; attorney’s fees) Text

DeVries v. DeLaval, Inc., No. CV 04-136-S-EJL, 2006 WL 1582179 (D. Idaho June 1, 2006) (breach of contract; strict liability)

Millenkamp v. Davisco Foods Int’l, Inc., 391 F.Supp.2d 872 (D. Idaho 2005) (negligence per se; economic loss rule)   Text

Starr v. Dow Agrosciences LLC, 339 F.Supp.2d 1097 (D. Or. 2004) (validity of disclaimer)   Text

In re Agribiotech, Inc., 291 F.Supp.2d 1186 (D. Nev. 2003) (negligent misrepresentations by company officers)  Text

Weststeyn Dairy 2 v. Eades Commodities Co., 280 F.Supp.2d 1044 (E.D. Cal. 2003) (intentional interference with contractual relations)  Text

Or. Azaleas, Inc. v. W. Farm Serv., Inc., 65 F. App’x 101 (9th Cir. 2003) (breach of warranty)


TENTH CIRCUIT

N.A. Timmerman, Inc. v. OKC W. Livestock Mkt., LLC, 435 F. Supp. 3d 1178 (D. Kan. 2020) (district court lacked personal jurisdiction over auctioneer for purposes of breach of warranties claim brought by feedlot operator) Text

Griffitts & Coder Custom Chopping, LLC v. CNH Indus. Am. LLC, 438 F. Supp. 3d 1206 (D. Kan. 2020) (tractor manufacturer’s implied-warranty-of-merchantability in lease agreement was conspicuous under the state’s UCC) Text

Rezac Livestock Commission Company, Inc. v. Pinnacle Bank, 255 F.Supp.3d 1150 (D. Kan. 2017) (livestock auction claims alleged breach of contract, conversion, and quantum against bank, buyer, and buyer’s agent) Text

Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation v. Premium Beef Feeders, LLC, 168 F.Supp.3d 1334 (D. Kan. 2016) (alleged breach of contract between meat processing plant and cattle broker; existence of joint venture) Text

United States v. Bowling, 619 F.3d 1175 (10th Cir. 2010) (bank fraud in connection with cattle operation)  Text

Monsour’s, Inc. v. Menu Maker Foods, Inc., No. 09-3022, 2010 WL 2202804 (10th Cir. June 03, 2010) (breach of purchase contract) Text

N. Am. Specialty Ins. Co. Britt Paulk Ins. Agency, Inc., 579 F.3d 1106 (10th Cir. 2009) (breach of contract claim)  Text

W. Ridge Group, L.L.C. v. First Trust Co. of Onaga, No. 07-cv-01587-WYD-BNB, 2008 WL 2135773 (D. Colo. July 14, 2009) (interpretation of a contract)

J.R. Simplot v. Chevron Pipeline Co., 563 F.3d 1102 (10th Cir. 2009) (duty to defend in sales agreements)  Text

In re Rafter Seven Ranches L.P., 546 F.3d 1194 (B.A.P. 10th Cir. 2008) (reasonable time to inspect and test goods under the UCC)  Text

In re Rafter Seven Ranches LP, 362 B.R. 25 (B.A.P. 10th Cir. 2007) (acceptance of sprinkler system)   Text

Robison Farms, Inc. v. ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc., No. 05-4089-KGS, 2007 WL 2875132 (D. Kan. Sept. 29, 2007) (products liability claim against Super Hay)

Cobank, ACB v. Reorganized Farmers Coop. Ass’n, 170 F. App’x 559 (10th Cir. 2006) (intentional interference with grain purchase contracts) Text

Vaughn v. Krehbiel, 367 F.Supp.2d 1305 (D. Colo. 2005) (breach of horse stable contract)   Text

Mariposa Farms, LLC v. Westfalia-Surge, Inc., No. CIV-03-0779 JC/LAM, 2005 WL 6104101 (D.N.M. April 7, 2005) (economic loss doctrine; primary purpose of contract) Text

Platte Valley Wyo-Braska Beet Growers Ass’n v. Imperial Sugar Co., 100 F. App’x 717 (10th Cir. 2004) (violation of statute of frauds)

Anderson v. Dow Agrisciences LLC, 262 F.Supp.2d 1280 (W.D. Okla. 2003) (federal preemption of state law claims; products liability)   Text

Gibson v. Arnold, 288 F.3d 1242 (10th Cir. 2002) (exceptions to the statute of frauds)     Text


ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

Runway Farms, LLC v. Oakes Farms, Inc., No. 2:20-CV-979-SPC-MRM, 2021 WL 2258504 (M.D. Fla. June 3, 2021) (partner can hold security interest in partnership crops and have same rights as a non-partner lender) Text

OneSouth Bank v. Titshaw, No. 5:20-CV-379 (MTT), 2021 WL 2188950 (M.D. Ga. May 28, 2021) (bank properly provided direct notice as required under the FSA of its interest in crops to buyer) Text

Breaking Free, LLC v. JCG Foods of Alabama, LLC, No. 4:18-CV-01659-ACA, 2021 WL 2139052 (N.D. Ala. May 26, 2021) (contract poultry grower claims breach of contract and PSA violation) Text

San Miguel Produce, Inc. v. L.G. Herndon Jr. Farms, Inc., No. 6:16-CV-35, 2020 WL 7265381 (S.D. Ga. Dec. 10, 2020) (produce shipper lacked necessary license and could not enforce its contract with produce grower) Text

Autauga Quality Cotton Ass’n v. Crosby, 893 F.3d 1276 (11th Cir. 2018) (liquidated-damages clause in cooperative cotton marketing agreement was void as a penalty) Text

Thompson v. Cherokee Bank N.A., No. 1:10-CV-1830-CC-WEJ, 2010 WL 11647388 (N.D. Ga. Sept. 27, 2010) (plaintiff alleged violations of TILA, HOEPA, RESPA and seeks to rescind loan; loan is exempt because for business/agricultural purpose)

S. States Coop. v. Melick Aquafeeds, Inc., No. 7:08-cv-13 (HL), 2010 WL 1224089 (M.D. Ga. Mar. 22, 2010) (defective feed) Text

Florida Wildlife Federation v. Jackson, No. 4:08CV324-RH/WCS, 2009 WL 5217062 (N.D. Fla. Dec. 30, 2009) (narrative nutrient standard is inadequate)

Validsa, Inc. v. PDVSA Servs. Inc., Supp. 2d 1219 (S.D. Fla. 2009) (breach of commodity purchase contract)  Text

E. Coast Brokers & Packers, Inc. v. Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc., No. 8:07-cv-17-1-T-26TBM, 2009 WL 302076 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 6, 2009) (breach of tomato seed contract)

Gedimex, S.A. v. Nidera, Inc., No. 08-10332, 2008 WL 3890259 (11th Cir. 2008) (extent of arbitration clause) Text

Florists’ Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lewis Taylor Farms, Inc., No. 7:05-CV-50 (HL), 2008 WL 875493 (M.D. Ga. March 27, 2008) (strict liability; breach of implied warranties)

Gibbs Patrick Farms, Inc. v. Syngenta Seeds, Inc., No. 7:06-cv-48 (HL), 2008 WL 822522 (M.D. Ga. March 26, 2008) (breach of implied warranty)  Text

S. Ala. Pigs, LLC v. Farmer Feeders, Inc., 304 F.Supp.2d 1252 (M.D. Ala. 2004) (enforcement arbitration clause)  Text

McNair v. Monsanto Co., 279 F.Supp.2d 1290 (M.D. Ga. 2003) (forum selection clause)   Text


FEDERAL CIRCUIT

Dobson Livestock Co. v. U.S., 61 Fed. Cl. 480 (Fed. Cl. 2004) (no misrepresentations made in sales catalog)

Morgan v. U.S., 55. Fed. Cl. 706 (Fed. Cl. 2003) (contract dispute against federal government)

Dodson Livestock Co. v. U.S., 30 F. App’x 989 (Fed. Cir. 2002) (breach of warranties by selling diseased sheep at auction)


ALABAMA

Penney v. Penney, No. 1200086, 2021 WL 3828134 (Ala. Aug. 27, 2021) (security agreements entered into by farmland owners evidenced an implied general partnership among all owners) Text

Foster v. Harcienda Nirvana, Inc., 32 So.3d 1256 (Ala. 2009) (statute of limitations barred claim of failure to pay on sale of horses)  Text

Harris Moran Seed Co., Inc. v. Phillips, 949 So.2d 916 (Ala. Civ. App. 2006) (third party beneficiary; exclusive remedy provision)   Text

Morris v. Cornerstone Propane Partners, L.P., 884 So.2d 796 (Ala. 2003) (privity of contract with prior breach of contract lawsuit)   Text


ARIZONA

ABCDW LLC v. Banning, 241 Ariz. 427, 388 P.3d 821 (Ct. App. 2016) (alfalfa planted by farmer in the last year of fixed-term lease were fixtures, thus their destruction was a material breach of lease for farmland) Text

Spayd v. Olde Stone Ranch Co., No. 1 CA-CV 08-0087, 2009 WL 1138048 (Ariz. Ct. App. Apr. 28, 2009) (breach of contract on the sale of a horse)

Ratliff v. Hardison, 199 P.3d 696 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2008) (breach of real estate purchase contract)  Text

Dillon v. Zeneca Corp., 42 P.3d 598 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2002) (federal preemption of expressed warranty claim)   Text


ARKANSAS

Bollinger v. Farm Credit Midsouth, PCA, 2021 Ark. App. 112, 619 S.W.3d 398 (2021), reh’g denied (Apr. 7, 2021) (lender mishandled borrowers’ crop insurance applications and claims) Text

AgriFund, LLC v. Regions Bank, 2020 Ark. 246, 602 S.W.3d 726 (2020) (creditor financing crops for farmer’s alter ego partnerships did not give creditor priority) Text

Larry Hobbs Farm Equip., Inc. v. CNH Am., LLC, 291 S.W.3d 190 (Ark. 2009) (“good cause” to terminate franchise agreement)  Text

Archers-Daniel-Midland Co. v. Beadles Enter., Inc., 238 S.W.3d 79 (Ark. 2006) (products liability)   Text

Taylor v. George, 212 S.W.3d 17 (Ark. Ct. App. 2005) (custom harvesting contract)   Text

FMC Corp., Inc. v. Helton, 202 S.W.3d 490 (Ark. 2005) (state deceptive trade practices law)   Text

Slusser v. Farm Serv., Inc., 198 S.W.2d 106 (Ark. 2004) (lack of jurisdiction; state required arbitration)   Text

Adams v. Wacaster Oil Co., Inc., 98 S.W.3d 832 (Ark. Ct. App. 2003) (giving reasonable notice of breach to seller)   Text


CALIFORNIA

 

Chaves v. Modesto Livestock Comm’n Co., Inc., No. F080130, 2021 WL 4164237 (Cal. Ct. App. Sept. 14, 2021) (creditor’s PMSI in proceeds from cattle is superior to interest of other creditor) Text

Apex LLC, v. Sharing World, Inc., 142 Cal. Rptr. 3d 210 (Cal. Ct. App. 2012) (commodities merchandiser and exporter of cottonseed mutually assented to contracts for sale of cottonseed)

Stark Packing Corp. v. Sunkist Growers, Inc., No. F052658, 2009 WL 2185407 (Cal. Ct. App. July 23, 2009) (did contract include implied covenant of equitable marketing opportunities) Text

Jazayeri v. Mao, 94 Cal. Rptr. 3d 198 (Cal. Ct. App. 2009) (breach of contract and fraud; claim altered poultry condemnation certificates)

Jimenez v. J.G. Boswell Co., No. B205450, 2009 WL 1124944 (Cal. Ct. App. Apr. 28, 2009) (user was not third party beneficiary) Text

Renna v. Henry Co., No. C054131, 2008 WL 4968024 (Cal. Ct. App. Nov. 24, 2008) (failure of tree graft sealant) Text

Waymon Howze Farms v. Jazer Enter., Inc., No. F053466, 2008 WL 4717039 (Cal. Ct. App. Oct. 28, 2008) (measuring damages of lost cherry production) Text

Rampage Vineyard, LLC v. Hat, Nos. F050849, F051789, 2007 WL 4126965 (Cal. Ct. App. Nov. 21, 2007) (parole evidence rule) Text

Ehlers Elevators, Inc. v. Beta Seed Co., No. C039579, 2002 WL 31492719 (Cal. Ct. App. Nov. 8, 2002) (enforcement of arbitration clause)


COLORADO

Mason v. Farm Credit of S. Colorado, ACA, 2018 CO 46, 419 P.3d 975 (lender permitted file claim against borrower’s father for conversion for taking control of collateralized crops) Text

Scoular Co. v. Denney, 151 P.3d 615 (Colo. Ct. App. 2006) (validity of millet contract)   Text


CONNECTICUT

Randazzo v. McCarthy, No. CV04008368S, 2005 WL 2361588 (Conn. Supper. Ct. Aug. 18, 2005) (breach of implied warranty on sale of a horse)


DELAWARE

Sykes v. Jos. C. O’Neal & Sons Auctioneers & Appraisers, No. 07-01-076, 2009 WL 2449259 (Del. Ct. Com. Pl. Aug. 11, 2009) (claim of fraud and misrepresentation by auctioneer)

Chick v. Brimm, No. 01-02-0106, 2002 WL 31999427 (Del. Ct. Com Pl. Sept. 30, 2002) (failure to disclose; right to reject)


GEORGIA

AgriCommodities, Inc. v. Moore, 359 Ga. App. 1, 854 S.E.2d 781 (2021), reconsideration denied (Mar. 15, 2021) (creditor entitled to default judgment against debtor’s son for fraudulent transfer of dairy farm) Text

AgriCommodities, Inc. v. J.D. Heiskell & Co., 676 S.E.2d 847 (Ga. Ct. App. 2009) (existence of a contract)  Text

Rowland v. Scarborough Farms, LLC, 648 S.E.2d 151 (Ga. Ct. App. 2007) (statute of frauds; damages)   Text


IDAHO

Farmers National Bank v. Green River Dairy, LLC, 318 P.3d 622 (Idaho 2014) (agricultural commodity lien that encumbers an ag product does not extend to livestock that consume the liened ag product) Text

Hurtado v. Land O’Lakes, Inc., 215 P.3d 533 (Idaho 2009) (breach of contract in milk replacer formula; granting maker new trial)  Text

Aardema v. U.S. Dairy Sys., Inc., 215 P.3d 505 (Idaho 2009) (economic loss rule; negligent design, maintenance, and installation of milking system)  Text

Panike & Sons Farms, Inc. v. Smith, 212 P.3d 992 (Idaho 2009) (right to reject onions not from designated fields; common usage of trade)  Text

Obendorf v. Terra Hug Spray Co., Inc., 188 P.3d 834 (Idaho 2008) (breach of herbicide application contract)   Text


ILLINOIS

Westfield Ins. Co. v. Birkey’s Farm Store, Inc., — N.E.2d —, 2010 WL 1006221 (Ill. App. Ct. 2010) (economic loss doctrine)    Text

Timmerman v. Grain Exch., LLC, 915 N.E.2d 113 (Ill. App. Ct. 2009) (enforceability of forward grain contracts assigned to another grain buyer)  Text

Champaign Landmark, Inc. v. Robinson, Nos. 2004CA29, 2004CA30, 2005 WL 2858108, (Ohio Ct. App. Oct. 28, 2005) (arbitration provision on grain sale contracts)  Text

Shields Pork Plus, Inc. v. Swiss Valley Ag. Serv., 767 N.E. 2d 945 (Ill. Ct. App. 2002) (hog contract dispute)   Text


INDIANA

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC v. Jones, 149 N.E.3d 282 (Ind. Ct. App.), transfer denied, 157 N.E.3d 526 (Ind. 2020) (limitation of liability provision in credit agreement between farm and agricultural creditor failed of its essential purpose and was unenforceable) Text

Deere & Co. v. New Holland Rochester, 935 N.E.2d 267 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010) (replevin action by seller of farm equipment after default by buyer)  Text

Farmers Elevator Co. of Oakville, Inc. v. Hamilton, 926 N.E.2d 68 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010) (hedge agreements are forward contracts and supported by consideration)  Text

Nichols v. Estate of Tyler, 910 N.E.2d 221 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009) (owner was mentally incompetent at time entered into contract to sale farm)  Text

Hendrickson v. Kerkoff Seed Farm, Inc., 878 N.E.2d 910, 2008 WL 104320 (Ind. Ct. App. 2008) (breach of seed contract)  Text


IOWA

NCJC, Inc. v. WMG, L.C., 960 N.W.2d 58 (Iowa 2021) (commercial tenant under farm lease brought breach of contract action against landlord seeking recover of landlord’s alleged failure to reimburse for fertilizer)  Text

Hanson v. Maeder, 957 N.W.2d 22 (Iowa Ct. App. 2021) (farmland owner failed to establish enforceable oral agreement to repurchase a one-half interest in cattle herd) Text

MidWestOne Bank v. Heartland Co-op, 941 N.W.2d 876 (Iowa 2020) (grain elevator that deducted costs from farmers’ grain proceeds could not claim unjust enrichment against secured creditor) Text

Kohn v. Muhr, 941 N.W.2d 361 (Iowa Ct. App. 2019) (farm operator found to be “debtor” in a harvester’s lien claim under state law) Text

Oyens Feed & Supply, Inc. v. Primebank, 879 N.W.2d 853 (Iowa 2016) (agricultural supply dealer required to file a new financing statement every 31 days in order to maintain perfection of its dealer’s lien) Text

Midland Power Co-op. v. Swecker, 09-1218, 2010 WL 2598291 (Iowa Ct. App. June 30, 2010) (no agricultural lien resulting from the sale of wind power)  Text

Midwest Hatchery & Poultry Farms, Inc. v. Doorenbos Poultry, Inc., No. 09-0182, 2010 WL 786210 (Iowa Ct. App. Mar. 10, 2010) (breach of poultry contract) Text

Fritz v. Fritz, No. 08-1088, 2009 WL 779544 (Iowa Ct. App. Mar. 26, 2009) (real estate transfer was contract not gift)  Text

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

WSH Properties, L.L.C. v. Daniels, 761 N.W.2d 45 (Iowa 2008) (tax deed holder seeking replevin of equipment taken by previous owner)  Text

DeBruce Grain, Inc. v. Mitchell, 738 N.W.2d 662, 2007 WL 2118769 (Iowa Ct. App. 2007) (existence of forward soybean contract) Text

Loutsch v. Brower, 715 N.W.2d 769, 2006 WL 470024 (Iowa Ct. App. 2006) (improvements made by lessee)  Text

Campbell v. AG Finder Iowa Neb., 683 N.W.2d 126, 2004 WL 893937 (Iowa Ct. App. 2004) (rejection of soybeans in reasonable time)   Text

Double H Livestock, Inc. v. Gathman, 662 N.W.2d 2003 WL 289270 (Iowa Ct. App. 2003) (exception to statute of frauds)

Wales v. Wales, 662 N.W.2d 371, 2003 WL 118235 (Iowa Ct. App. 2003) (validity of oral contract)

Brown v. N. Cent. FS, Inc., No. 00-1768, 2002 WL 31756763 (Iowa Ct. App. Dec. 11, 2002) (repudiation of hedge-to-arrive contract)

Stine Seed Co. v. Madsen, No. 01-1536, 2002 WL 31017160 (Iowa Ct. App. Sept. 11, 2002) (breach of soybean seed contract)

Veen v. Ruth, No. 01-0437, 2002 WL 19737726 (Iowa Ct. App. Aug. 28, 2002) (disclosures to exempt from implied warranties)

Lincoln Coop. Co. v. Sievers, No. 00-1853, 2002 WL 984499 (Iowa Ct. App. May 15, 2002) (repudiation of hedge-to-arrive contracts)


KANSAS

Peacock v. Smiley, 457 P.3d 948 (Kan. Ct. App. 2020) (contract provided farmers a life lease to farm and irrigate property) Text

Peterson v. Ferrell, 349 P.3d 1269 (Kan. 2015) (breach of grazing contract by rancher) Text

Unruh v. Purina Mills, LLC, 221 P.3d 1130 (Kan. 2009) (breach of state consumer protection law; self cattle feeder)  Text

Unruh v. Purina Mills, LLC, No. 97,464, 2008 WL 2369810 (Kan. Ct. App. June 6, 2008) (breach of warranties by feed supplier)  Text

Farm Serv. Ctr., Inc. v. Panning, 147 P.3d 1095, 2006 WL 3773108 (Kan. Ct. App. 2006) (damages for breach of contract)

State ex rel. Kline v. Berry, 137 P.3d 500 (Kan. Ct. App. 2006) (state consumer protection act)

Hammer v. Thompson, 129 P.3d 609 (Kan. Ct. App. 2006) (conversion; entrustment doctrine)  Text

Burris v. Thompson, No. 93,112, 2005 WL 2347796 (Kan. Ct. App. Sept. 23, 2005) (UCC application to bailment)

Teeter Irrigation, Inc. v. Eichman, 90 P.3d 380, 2004 WL 1191643 (Kan. Ct. App. 2004) (lack of standing to recover under retail sales contract)

Dieker v. Case Corp., 73 P.3d 133 (Kan. 2003) (products liability)   Text


KENTUCKY

Versailles Farm, Home & Garden, LLC v. Haynes, No. 2020-CA-0626-MR, 2021 WL 519722 (Ky. Ct. App. Feb. 12, 2021) (creditor who loaned money without investigating state of collateral with prior financing statement was not entitled to portion of proceeds of sale) Text

Reliance AG, LLC v. S. States Simpson Coop., Inc., No. 2016-CA-001348-MR, 2018 WL 2176108 (Ky. Ct. App. May 11, 2018) (court must include all charges incurred by input provider in calculating amount of agricultural lien) Text

Advanta USA, Inc. v. Farmers Fertilizer Co., Inc., No. 2005-CA-000662-MR, 2006 WL 1561489 (Ky. Ct. App. June 9, 2006) (application of UCC, written contract)


LOUISIANA

Aymond v. Citizens Progressive Bank, 52,623 (La. App. 2 Cir. 6/26/19), 277 So. 3d 477, writ denied, 2019-1200 (La. 10/15/19), 280 So. 3d 602 (lender did not fraudulently induce crop loan)  Text

Volentine v. Raeford Farms of Louisiana, LLC, 201 So.3d 325 (La. Ct. App. 2016) (alleged breach of contract between chicken breeder and chicken manufacturing company) Text

Price Farms v. McCurdy, 42 So.3d 1099 (La. Ct. App. 2010) (breach of contract involving commission on sale of agricultural land)

Price Farms, Inc. v. McCurdy, — So.3d —-, 2010 WL 2671453 (La. Ct. App. 2010) (alleged breach of an implied contract)

Tubbs Rice Dryers, Inc. v. Martin, 33 So. 3d 926 (La. Ct. App. Feb. 24, 2010) (breach of contract against farmer for failure to deliver grain)  Text

Horstmann v. Farber, 944 So.2d 628 (La. Ct. App. 2006) (breach of horse training contract)   Text

Cook v. Stowe, 914 So.2d 1135 (La. Ct. App. 2005) (breach of guarantee in cattle sale)  Text

West v. G & H Seed Co. 832 So.2d (La. Ct. App. 2002) (denial of class certification)   Text


MARYLAND

John Deere Constr. & Forestry Co. v. Reliable Tractor, Inc., 957 A.2d 595 (Md. 2008) (termination of a dealer contract) Text

Lohman v. Wagner, 862 A.2d 1042 (Md. Ct. Spec. App. 2004) (statute of frauds; predominant purpose of weaner pig contract)  Text


MINNESOTA

Farmers Mill & Elevator, Inc. v. Kohout, No. A20-1432, 2021 WL 2070534 (Minn. Ct. App. May 24, 2021), review denied (Aug. 24, 2021) (creditor did not lose agricultural lien priority by waiting more than ten days to provide buyer with crop-production-input notification) Text

CHS Cap. LLC v. Lena Farms Prtshp LLC, No. A19-1662, 2020 WL 3638806 (Minn. Ct. App. July 6, 2020) (creditor’s agricultural lien not limited to crops grown by third parties) Text

Producers Livestock Credit Corp. v. Benson, No. A18-0654, 2019 WL 1105203 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 11, 2019) (creditor waived agricultural feeder’s lien)  Text

Glacial Plains Co-op v. Chippewa Valley Ethanol Co., No. A10-869, 2011 WL 382710 (Minn. Ct. App. Feb. 8, 2011) (whether ethanol contract required cooperative to pay for grain storage costs)

Glacial Plains Co-op v. Lindgren, No. A10-185, 2010 WL 3307077 (Minn. Ct. App. Aug. 24, 2010) (breach of oral contract to sell grain)  Text

Lester Bldg. Sys. v. Louisiana-Pacific Corp., 761 N.W.2d 877 (Minn. 2009) (breach of warranties claim against manufacturer of hog barn siding)  Text

Glacial Plains Coop v. Lindgren, 759 N.W.2d 661 (Minn. Ct. App. 2009) (admission exception in the UCC; contract to sell grain)  Text

Rector v. Karlstad Farmers Elevator, No. A07-0693, 2008 WL 3287910 (Minn. Ct. App. Aug. 12, 2008) (breach of feed contract) Text

Cargill Inc. v. Jorgenson Farms, 719 N.W.2d 226 (Minn. Ct. App. 2006) (formation of agreement to deliver corn)   Text

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

Border State Bank of Greenbush v. Bagley Livestock Exch., Inc. 690 N.W.2d 326 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004) (oral modification of cattle-sharing agreement)   Text

Duxbury v. Spex Feeds, Inc., 681 N.W.2d 380 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004) (“sale” under UCC)   Text

Duxbury v. Spex Feeds, Inc., 681 N.W.2d 380 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004) (product liability claim)  Text

Duxbury v. Spex Feeds, Inc., 681 N.W.2d 380 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004) (negligence per se)  Text

Bea v. Hoehne Bros., No. A03-484, 2004 WL 26591 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 6, 2004) (breach of contract for elk bulls; negligent misrepresentation; negligent performance; warranties)

Reinsurance Ass’n of Minn. v. Timmer, 641 N.W.2d 302 (Minn. Ct. App. 2002) (insurance coverage of breach of warranty and negligent misrepresentation)   Text

Kietzer v. Land O’Lakes, No. C1-01-1334, 2002 WL 233746 (Minn. Ct. App. Feb. 19, 2002) (predominant factor test)


MICHIGAN

VanAlstine v. Diversified Farms, LLC, No. 351993, 2021 WL 1711607 (Mich. Ct. App. Apr. 29, 2021) (implied warranty for particular purpose did not apply to distributor’s sale of cattle feed based on communications with manufacturer) Text

Farmland Cap. Sols., LLC v. Michigan Valley Irrigation Co., No. 352689, 2021 WL 136733 (Mich. Ct. App. Jan. 14, 2021) (lender’s PMSI in farm equipment has priority over earlier-recorded creditor) Text

Rispens Seeds, Inc. v. Bailey Farms, Inc., No. 347079, 2020 WL 1231440 (Mich. Ct. App. Mar. 12, 2020) (breach of contract between agricultural merchants) Text

Cummulaj v. Chaney, Nos. 282264, 282265, 2009 WL 349753 (Mich. Ct. App. Feb. 12, 2009) (breach of implied contract) Text

Dart Bank v. Byrum, No. 277581, 2008 WL 2514183 (Mich. Ct. App. June 24, 2008) (course of dealings; seller’s rights) Text


MISSISSIPPI

Clark v. Wesley, 305 So. 3d 182 (Miss. Ct. App. 2020) (no lease contract for farm land for subsequent crop year) Text

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

Delta & Pine Land Co. v. Burns, 926 So.2d 901 (Miss. 2006) (no requirement to exhaust administrative remedies before contract suit)  Text

Lacy v. Morrison, 906 So.2d 126 (Miss. Ct. App. 2004) (fraud in the inducement; breach of warranty)   Text

Parker Tractor & Implement Co. v. Johnson, 819 So.2d 1234 (Miss. 2002) (damages for breach of warranty)  Text


MISSOURI

Equity Fin. Res., Inc. v. Overman, 619 S.W.3d 538 (Mo. Ct. App. 2021) (financial advising company did not have exclusive right to arrange financing for farmers’ agricultural business) Text

Whispering Oaks Farms, LLC v. Lebanon Livestock Auction S & T, LLC, 466 S.W.3d 717 (Mo. Ct. App. 2015) (auction house not able to hold agent liable for cattle after buyer failed to pay) Text

Rissler v. Heinzler, 316 S.W.3d 533 (Mo. Ct. App. 2010) (breach of contract for sale of cattle)  Text

Tom’s Agspray, LLC v. Cole, 308 S.W.3d 255 (Mo. Ct. App. 2010) (contract dispute on seeding property)  Text

Oakley Fertilizer, Inc. v. Cont’l Ins. Co., 276 S.W.3d 342 (Mo. Ct. App. 2009) (risk of loss; acceptance of contract)  Text

Chapman v. New Mac Elec. Coop., Inc., 260 S.W.3d 890 (Mo. Ct. App. 2008) (stray voltage; nuisance)  Text

SE Coop. Serv. Co. v. Hampton, 263 S.W.3d 689 (Mo. Ct. App. 2008) (breach of charge account agreement; breach of fertilizer application agreement)  Text

Stark Liquidation Co. v. Florists’ Mut. Ins. Co., 243 S.W.3d 385 (Mo. Ct. App. 2007) (failure to defend and indemnify)

Watts v. Sechler, 140 S.W.3d 232 (Mo. Ct. App. 2004) (breach of implied warranty of fitness for consumption by alfalfa seller)   Text

Phillips v. CNS Corp., 135 S.W.3d 435 (Mo. Ct. App. 2004) (breach of warranty; negligence)   Text

Holbert v. Whitaker, 87 S.W.3d 360 (Mo. Ct. App. 2002) (breach of land purchase contract)   Text

Green Valley Seed, Inc. v. Plenge, 72 S.W.3d 601 (Mo. Ct. App. 2002) (conversion action)   Text


MONTANA

Deichl v. Savage, 216 P.3d 749 (Mont. 2009) (breach of implied warranty of fitness in sale of horse; change of venue)  Text

Zier v. Lewis, 218 P.3d 465 (Mont. 2009) (statute of frauds; no valid contract)  Text

Semenza v. Kniss, 2008 MT 238 (Mont. 2008) (breach of livestock purchase contract)  Text

Krause v. Erb, 2007 MT 349N (Mont. 2007) (delivery of nonconforming goods)   Text

Rothing v. Kallestad, 159 P.3d 222 (Mont. 2007) (breach of implied warranty of merchantability) Text

Hallenberg v. Gen. Mills Operations, Inc., 141 P.3d 1216 (Mont. 2006) (substitution of seed wheat)   Text

Semenza v. Kniss, 122 P.3d 1203 (Mont. 2005) (lack of personal jurisdiction over non-resident cattle buyer)   Text


NEBRASKA

TNT Cattle Co., Inc. v. Fife, 304 Neb. 890, 937 N.W.2d 811 (2020) (written long-term farm lease was not rescinded by parties’ oral modification of crops to be grown on the land) Text

Weyh v. Gottsch, 303 Neb. 280, 929 N.W.2d 40 (2019) (farmer sues farmland owner for breach of oral contract to equally share profits of farming operation) Text

Meyer Natural Foods LLC v. Greater Omaha Packing Co., Inc., 925 N.W.2d 39 (Neb. 2019) (no breach of contract when processing company did not carry property insurance coverage for E. coli contamination) Text

Weber v. North Loup River Public Power and Irrigation District, 854 N.W.2d 263 (Neb. 2014) (alleged breach of contract between farmers and irrigation district) Text

Nordhues v. Maulsby, 815 N.W.2d 175 (Neb. Ct. App. 2012) (buyer of cattle alleges seller failed to convey clear title to cattle) Text

Smokey Ridge Feeders v. Magill, No. A-09-1256, 2010 WL 3719910 (Neb. Ct. App. Aug. 31, 2010) (damages for failure to provide good care and husbandry to hogs placed in finishing barns)  Text

Schultz v. W. United Mut. Ins. Ass’n, No. A-08-941, 2009 WL 1272390 (Neb. Ct. App. May 5, 2009) (insurable interest in a stolen calf) Text

Clif-Tex Land & Livestock, Inc. v. First Dakota Nat’l Bank, N.A., No. A-07-1351, 2008 WL 2930203 (Neb. Ct. App. July 29, 2008) (unjust enrichment)  Text

D B Feedyards, Inc. v. Envtl. Sci., Inc., 745 N.W.2d 593 (Neb. Ct. App. 2008) (breach of environmental services contract) Text

Farmers Coop. Elevator Co. v. Jelinek, No. A-04-761, 2006 WL 223155 (Neb. Ct. App. Jan. 31, 2006) (validity of forward contract; interference with ability to contract)


NEW JERSEY

Valenti v. Going Grain, Inc., 159 A.D.3d 645, 74 N.Y.S.3d 520 (2018) (vendor justified in terminating contract of sale) Text

Wendling v. Pfizer, Inc., No. L-348-04, 2008 WL 833549 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. March 31, 2008) (negligent misrepresentation; violation of state consumer fraud act)


NEW YORK

Stavinsky v. Prof-2013-S3 Legal Title Tr. by U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n, Fay Servicing, 60 Misc. 3d 410, 77 N.Y.S.3d 287 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2018) (terms of auction sale of former tenants’ shares in cooperative apartment in satisfaction of their debt to lender were not unconscionable) Text

Howlett Farms v. Fessner, — N.Y.S.3d —, 2010 WL 4703842 (N.Y. App. Div. Nov. 19, 2010) (failure to deliver corn pursuant to futures contract) Text

Grinnell v. G. Beames & Sons, Inc., 19 Misc.3d 1113(A), 2008 WL 880299 (N.Y. Super. Ct. 2008) (breach of warranty; negligent application)  Text

Jacob H. Rottkamp & Son, Inc. v. Wulforst Farms, LLC, 17 Misc.3d 382, 844 N.Y.S.2d 600 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2007) (doctrine of emblements)   Text

L.S. & Sons Farms, LLC v. Agway, Inc., 837 N.Y.S.2d 448, 41 A.D.3d 1152 (N.Y. App. Div. 2007) (agency relationship between producer and distributor of seeds)   Text

R.F. Cunningham & Co., Inc. v. Driscoll, 7 Misc.3d 234 (N.Y. City Ct. 2005) (farmer as “merchant”)   Text

Brennan v. Shapiro, 12 A.D.3d 547 (N.Y. App. Div. 2004) (“as is” clause in bill of sale)   Text

Telemark LLC v. Grunder, 305 A.D.2d 981 (N.Y. App. Div. 2003) (damages for breach of dairy equipment lease)   Text


NORTH CAROLINA

Indus. Hemp Mfg., LLC v. Am. Hemp Seed Genetic, LLC, 270 N.C. App. 372, 838 S.E.2d 207 (2020) (breach of contract for the sale of industrial hemp seeds) Text

Jack H. Winslow Farms, Inc. v. Dedmon, 615 S.E.2d 41 (N.C. Ct. App. 2005) (statute of repose)   Text


NORTH DAKOTA

Schulz v. Helmers, 2021 ND 158, 963 N.W.2d 733 (N.D. 2021) (diminution of value was appropriate measure of farm landlord’s breach of lease damages following fire which destroyed a barn, pole barn and shed) Text

Hartman v. Grager, 2021 ND 160, 964 N.W.2d 482 (N.D. 2021) (document in which vendor sold farmstead and farmland constituted valid contract) Text

Great Western Bank v. Willmar Poultry Co., 780 N.W.2d 437 (N.D. 2010) (turkey poults used to produce mature flock were supplies under agricultural supplier’s lien statute) Text

Langer v. Bartholomay, 745 N.W.2d 649 (N.D. 2008) (breach of lease by growing sugar beets) Text

Superior, Inc. v. Behlen Mfg. Co., 738 N.W.2d 19 (N.D. 2007) (statute of limitations; equitable tolling; negligence) Text

H-T Enter. v. Antelope Creek Bison Ranch, 694 N.W.2d 691 (N.D. 2005) (eviction from farm lease)   Text

Pratt v. Altendorf, 692 N.W.2d 115 (N.D. 2005) (statutory notice requirement)   Text


OHIO

Sullinger v. Reed, 2021-Ohio-2872 (Ohio Ct. App. Aug. 23, 2021) (valid lease agreement existed) Text

H & C Ag Servs., LLC v. Ohio Fresh Eggs, LLC, No 6-15-02, 2015-Ohio- 3714 (Ohio Ct. App. Sept. 14, 2015) (alleged breach of contract for purchase of chicken manure and removal from egg laying facilities) Text

Winner Bros., L.L.C. v. Seitz Elec., Inc., No. 1740, 2009 WL 1387123, 2009 -Ohio- 2316U (Ohio Ct. App. May 15, 2009) (breach of contract; failure to properly wire dairy barn) Text

Minster Farmers Coop. Exch. Co. v. Meyer, No. 17-08-31, 2008 WL 806575 (Ohio Ct. App. Mar. 30, 2008) (judgment for amount due on account; calculation of interest)

Bohl v. Hauke, No. 08CA10, 2009-Ohio-150, 2009 WL 104632 (Ohio Ct. App. Jan. 12, 2009) (breach of contract and warranties in dairy barn construction) Text

Burger v. Buck, No. 2008-P-0041, 2008 WL 4964670 (Ohio Ct. App. Nov. 21, 2008) (breach of lease agreement; failure to notarize) Text

Johnson v. Monsanto Co., No. 11-02-02, 2002 WL 2030889 (Ohio Ct. App. Sept. 6, 2002) (breach of implied and expressed warranties)


OKLAHOMA

Bank of Kremlin v. ARA, L.P., 2020 OK CIV APP 30, 469 P.3d 724 (bank’s perfected security interest in farmer’s crops had priority over landlord’s lien arising from farmer’s failure to make rent payments) Text


OREGON

Lyons v. Beeman, 311 Or. App. 560, 494 P.3d 358, review denied, 368 Or. 513, 493 P.3d 507 (2021) (contract enforceable for harvest-related payments) Text

Hunter v. Woodburn Fertilizer, Inc., 144 P.3d 970 (Or. Ct. App. 2006) (creation of expressed warranty)   Text

Russell v. Deere & Co., 61 P.3d 955 (Or. Ct. App. 2003) (products liability; defect in combine not unreasonably dangerous)  Text


PENNSYLVANIA

Chillas v. Reedy, 241 A.3d 431 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2020), appeal denied, 252 A.3d 1080 (Pa. 2021) (farm lease agreement unconscionable and lacked consideration) Text

Morningstar v. Hallett, 858 A.2d 125 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2004) (effect of “as is” clause)   Text

Stiles v. Auctioneers Exam’rs Bd., 816 A.2d 1254 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2003) (auctioneer’s penalties for reselling equipment)  Text


SOUTH DAKOTA

First Dakota Nat’l Bank v. Gregg, 2021 S.D. 53 (cattle owners not estopped from asserting debtors had no rights to cattle; precluding creditor from claiming interest in cattle) Text

Knecht v. Evridge, 2020 S.D. 9, 940 N.W.2d 318 (supplemental lease did not expressly provide for transfer of national grasslands grazing permit, and thus was not void as violating public policy) Text

O’Neill Farms, Inc. v. Reinert, 780 N.W.2d 55, 2010 WL 819819 (S.D. 2010) (breach of combine lease, forum selection clause; choose of law)  Text

Johnson v. Larson, 779 N.W.2d 412, 2010 WL 661781 (S.D. 2010) (breach of contract to remove rock from farmland)  Text

McGregor v. Crumley, 775 N.W.2d 91 (S.D. 2009) (breach of dairy cattle contract)  Text

Baldwin v. Castro County Feeders, 678 N.W.2d 796 (S.D. 2004) (arbitration clause)   Text

Dakota Pork Indust. v. City of Huron, 638 N.W.2d 884 (S.D. 2002) (sale of water under UCC)   Text


TENNESSEE

Wooten Tractor Co. v. Arcon of Tenn., L.L.C., No. W2008-01650-COA-R3-CV, 2009 WL 1492227 (Tenn. Ct. App. May 28, 2009) (breach of tractor lease agreement)  Text

Burton v. Warren Farmers Coop., 129 S.W.3d 513 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2003) (waiver of breach of warranty claims; negligence)   Text


TEXAS

Armendariz v. Hudgens, 618 S.W.3d 750 (Tex. App. 2020) (agent of cattle trader did not have actual authority to contract with seller to purchase cattle) Text

Caniglio v. Woods, 593 S.W.3d 856 (Tex. App. 2019) (injunction was void for not showing facts relied on in prohibiting interference with lessee’s hay harvest rights under farm lease agreement) Text

Taft v. Sherman, 301 S.W.3d 452 (Tex. App. 2009) (statute of frauds)  Text

Cate v. Woods, 299 S.W.3d 149 (Tex. App. 2009) (specific performance unavailable)  Text

Penner Cattle, Inc. v. Cox, 287 S.W.3d 370 (Tex. App. 2009) (contract dispute; what was owed for medicine, feed, and transportation costs)  Text

Brent v. Field, 275 S.W.3d 611 (Tex. App. 2008) (breach of partnership sale contract)  Text

Besteman v. Pitcock, 272 S.W.3d 777 (Tex. App. 2008) (construction of lease agreement)  Text

Adobe Land Corp. v. Griffin, L.L.C., 236 S.W.3d 351 (Tex. App. 2007) (products liability)  Text

Barker v. Eckman, 213 S.W.3d 306 (Tex. 2006) (breach of bull semen agreement)   Text

Rothwell v. Parker, No. 10-05-00314-CV, 2006 WL 2978327 (Tex. App. Oct. 18, 2006) (existence of contract to maintain bulls)

Gabriel v. Lovewell, 164 S.W.3d 835 (Tex. App. 2005) (negligent death of horse in care of horse farm)   Text

Morris v. Kohls-York, 164 S.W.3d 686 (Tex. App. 2005) (personal jurisdiction; breach of warranty in embryo transfer)  Text

Leier v. Purnell, No. 2-04-039-CV, 2004 WL 2830645 (Tex. App. Dec. 9, 2004) (breach of contract to purchase a horse)

Anderson v. Long, 118 S.W.3d 806 (Tex. App. 2003) (violation of state deceptive trade protection act)   Text

Monsanto Co. Davis, 97 S.W.3d 642 (Tex. App. 2002) (class certification of state deceptive trade practices claims)   Text


UTAH

Stone v. Flint, 238 P.3d 70 (Utah Ct. App. 2010) (equipment conveyed in real estate transaction)  Text


VERMONT

Bourdeau Bros. v. Boissonneault Fam. Farm, Inc., 2020 VT 35, 212 Vt. 231, 236 A.3d 1263 (2020) (whether attorney’s fee provisions in invoices were a “material alteration” of grain supply contract could not be determined as a matter of law) Text

EBWS, LLC v. Britly Corp., 928 A.2d 497 (Vt. 2007) (breach of construction contract)   Text


WASHINGTON

Schroeder v. Haberthur, 200 Wash. App. 167, 401 P.3d 319 (2017) (timber is not a crop, thus property used for growing or felling timber is not agricultural property protected from nonjudicial foreclosure)  Text

Wilcox v. Clasen Fruit & Cold Storage Co., No. 28588-0-III, 2011 WL 383926 (Wash. Ct. App. Jan. 25, 2011) (dispute over “optimum color and size” provision of fruit growing contract)

Eastwood v. Horse Harbor Found., No. 81977-7, 2010 WL 4351986 (Wash. Nov. 4, 2010) (action against farm lessee for commission of waste and negligence)  Text

Am. States Ins. Co. v. S.S. Equip., Inc., No. 27966-9-III, 2010 WL 27471 (Wash. Ct. App. Jan. 7, 2010) (negligent repair of combine)  Text

Bravo Farms, LLC v. Battin, No. 26550-1-III, 2008 WL 3867162 (Wash. Ct. App. Aug. 21, 2008) (no valid right to first refusal)

Ochoa Ag Unlimited, L.L.C. v. Delanoy, 114 P.3d 692 (Wash. Ct. App. 2005) (statutory arbitration not prerequisite)   Text

Rogers Potato Serv., L.L.C. v. Countrywide Potato, L.L.C., 97 P.3d 745 (Wash. Ct. App. 2004) (breach of potato seed contract)   Text

Anderson Hay & Grain Co., Inc. v. United Dominion Indus., Inc., 76 P.3d 1205 (Wash. Ct. App. 2003) (breach of hay barn construction)   Text


WISCONSIN

Krueger v. Hsu, 2021 WI App 36, 960 N.W.2d 630 (parties modified a futures contract by their conduct) Text

Butzlaff v. Reynolds, 2018 WI App 71, 384 Wis. 2d 632, 922 N.W.2d 311 (contract timber harvester required to refund an overpayment for his services for breaching oral agreement) Text

Dandy Veal, LLC v. Midwest Milk Prods., Inc., No. 2007AP1791, 2009 WL 1378435 (Wis. Ct. App. May 19, 2009) (no breach of implied warranty in sale of liquid fat blend)  Text

Hefty v. Strickhouser, 2008 WI 96 (Wis. 2008) (negligent dairy nutritionist services)  Text

Wilson v. Tuxen, No. 2007AP1964, 2008 WL 2097394 (Wis. Ct. App. May 20, 2008) (economic loss doctrine; breach of contract claims)  Text

Foremost Farms USA Coop. v. Performance Process, Inc., 726 N.W.2d 289 (Wis. Ct. App. 2006) (economic loss doctrine)  Text

Royster-Clark, Inc. v. Olsen’s Mill, Inc., 714 N.W.2d 530 (Wis. Ct. App. 2006) (statute of frauds)  Text

Anderson v. Forde, 2005 WI App 214, 2005 WL 2036234 (Wis. Ct. App. 2005) (statute of limitations)  Text

Patrick Fur Farms, Inc. v. United Vaccines, Inc., 703 N.W.2d 707 (Wis. Ct. App. 2005) (federal preemption of state product liability claims)  Text

Grams v. Milk Products, Inc., 699 N.W.2d 167 (Wis. 2005) (economic loss doctrine)   Text


WYOMING

Gould v. Ochsner, 2015 WY 101, 354 P.3d 965 (Wyo. 2015) (ranch manager failed to establish ownership of cattle; no breach of contract) Text

Foxley & Co. v. Ellis, 201 P.3d 425 (Wyo. 2009) (breach of land sale contract)  Text

Forshee v. Delaney, 118 P.3d 445 (Wyo. 2005) (breach of center pivot installation contract)   Text

Dewey v. Wentland, 38 P.3d 402 (Wyo. 2002) (misrepresentations made in sale of ranch)   Text