Case Law Index Sustainable Agriculture

January 1, 2002 – January 4, 2020

 

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of reported and unreported federal and state court decisions involving Sustainable Agriculture 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.


FIRST CIRCUIT

Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliance, Inc. v. Dep’t of Envtl. Mgmt., 585 F.3d 42 (1st Cir. 2009)(conservation measures, species protection)  Text

Harvey v. Johanns, 494 F.3d 237 (1st Cir. 2007) (describing the use of synthetic products in organic food)  Text

Mass. Indep. Certification, Inc. v. Johanns, 486 F.Supp. 2d 105 (D.Mass. 2007) (challenge to NOP certification requirements)  Text

Harvey v. Johanns, 462 F.Supp. 2d 69 (D.Me. 2006) (post-amendment utility of consent decree)  Text

Harvey v. Veneman, 396 F.3d 28 (1st Cir. 2005) (consistency of Act and final rule)  Text

Harvey v. Veneman, 222 F.R.D. 213 (D.Me. 2004) (parties’ proposed intervention in challenge to NOP)  Text

Harvey v. Veneman, 297 F.Supp. 2d 334 (D.Me. 2004) (consistency of Act and final rule)  Text

Harvey v. Veneman, No. Civ. 02-216-P-H, 2003 WL 22327171 (D.Me. Oct. 10, 2003) (Magistrate’s Decision – consistency of Act and final rule)


SECOND CIRCUIT

Patane v. Nestle Waters N. Am., Inc., 369 F. Supp. 3d 382 (D. Conn. 2019) (fraudulently marketed as spring water) Text

Marentette v. Abbott Labs., Inc., 886 F.3d 112 (2d Cir. 2018) (claims were preempted under OFPA) Text

Birdsong v. Nurture, Inc., 275 F. Supp. 3d 384 (E.D.N.Y. 2017) (falsely marketed, labeled, and sold as “organic”) Text

Marentette v. Abbott Labs., Inc., 201 F. Supp. 3d 374 (E.D.N.Y. 2016), aff’d, 886 F.3d 112 (2d Cir. 2018) (claims were preempted under the OFPA) Text 

Singleton v. Fifth Generation, Inc., No. 515CV474BKSTWD, 2016 WL 406295, at *1 (N.D.N.Y. Jan. 12, 2016) (misleading advertising)

Segedie v. The Hain Celestial Grp., Inc., No. L 4-CV-5029 NSR, 2015 WL 5916002, at *1 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 7, 2015) (OFPA preempts the organic claims) Text

Segedie v. Hain Celestial Grp., Inc., No. 14-CV-5029 NSR, 2015 WL 2168374, at *1 (S.D.N.Y. May 7, 2015) (organic products are preempted by the OFPA) Text

In re Frito-Lay N. Am., Inc. All Nat. Litig., No. 12-MD-2413 RRM RLM, 2013 WL 4647512 (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 29, 2013) (mislabeling and suing under state law) Text

Organic Seed Growers & Trade Ass’n v. Monsanto Co., 851 F. Supp. 2d 544 (S.D.N.Y. 2012), aff’d, 718 F.3d 1350 (Fed. Cir. 2013) (patent infringement) Text

New York v. Gutierrez, No. 08-CV-2503, 2008 WL 5000493 (E.D. N.Y. Nov. 20, 2008) (flounder fishery)


THIRD CIRCUIT

Hickerson v. New Jersey, No. CIV. 08-1033 (AET), 2009 WL 5218065 (D.N.J. Dec. 31, 2009) (deprivation of property rights) Text

Hickerson v. N.J., No. 08-1033 (AET), 2009 WL 3296529 (D. N.J. Oct. 13, 2009) (deprivation of property rights)  Text

Marslette v. Glickman, No. CIV.A. 00-816-SLR, 2003 WL 1697535, at *1 (D. Del. Mar. 26, 2003) (challenging denial to enroll land in CRP)

Cochran v. Veneman, 252 F.Supp.2d 126 (M.D.Pa. 2003) (dairy checkoff assessment)  Text


FOURTH CIRCUIT

Handsome Brook Farm, LLC v. Humane Farm Animal Care, Inc., 193 F. Supp. 3d 556 (E.D. Va. 2016), aff’d, 700 F. App’x 251 (4th Cir. 2017) (action for mislabeling of eggs) Text

Hill v. Courter III, 344 F.Supp.2d 484 (E.D. Va. 2004) (abstention of federal court)  Text


FIFTH CIRCUIT

Gedalia v. Whole Foods Mkt. Servs., Inc., 53 F. Supp. 3d 943 (S.D. Tex. 2014) (products were falsely labeled as being organic) Text

Welsh Farms, LLC v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., No. 3:12CV410 DPJ-FKB, 2014 WL 1464581, at *1 (S.D. Miss. Apr. 15, 2014) (breach of CRP contract)

Farm & Ranch Servs., Ltd. v. L T Farm & Ranch, L.L.C., No. 5:08-CV-095-C, 2008 WL 11349973, at *1 (N.D. Tex. Nov. 20, 2008) (suspension of CRP payments)

 


SIXTH CIRCUIT

Int’l Dairy Foods Ass’n v. Boggs, 622 F.3d 628 (6th Cir. 2010) (challenging regulation designed to curb misleading labeling of dairy products) Text 

Int’l Dairy Foods Ass’n v. Boggs, No. 2:08-CV-628, 2009 WL 937045 (S.D. Ohio Apr. 2, 2009) (preemption; state labeling laws regarding use of rbST)

Lawson v. Dutch Heritage Farms, Inc., 502 F.Supp.2d 698 (N.D.Ohio 2007) (horse-drawn buggy rides and personal injury)  Text


SEVENTH CIRCUIT

Cornucopia Inst. v. United States Dep’t of Agric., 260 F. Supp. 3d 1061 (W.D. Wis. 2017), aff’d, 884 F.3d 795 (7th Cir. 2018) (alleging violations of OFPA) Text 

Turek v. Gen. Mills, Inc., 662 F.3d 423 (7th Cir. 2011) (action alleging violation of state law, mislabeling)Text

Turek v. Gen. Mills, Inc., 754 F. Supp. 2d 956 (N.D. Ill. 2010), aff’d as modified, 662 F.3d 423 (7th Cir. 2011) (action alleging violation of state law, mislabeling) Text

Cornucopia Inst. v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., 560 F.3d 673 (7th Cir. 2009) (production of documents, attorney’s fees under the Freedom of Information Act) Text

Cornucopia Inst. v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., No. 06-C-0182-C, 2007 WL 5414894, at *1 (W.D. Wis. Feb. 21, 2007), aff’d, 560 F.3d 673 (7th Cir. 2009) (FOIA request regarding pasture rules for organic dairy cows)


EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Kerber v. Carver Cty. Farm Serv. Agency, No. CV 18-907 (MJD/BRT), 2018 WL 6529494, at *1 (D. Minn. Dec. 12, 2018) (fraudulently enrolled in CRP) Text

Ctr. v. Conagra Foods, Inc., No. 5:14-CV-05248, 2015 WL 4106473, (W.D. Ark. July 6, 2015) (deceptive and misleading labels) Text

Gabriele v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., No. 5:14-CV-05183, 2015 WL 3904386 (W.D. Ark. June 25, 2015) (deceptive and misleading labels) Text 

Kelly v. Cape Cod Potato Chip Co., 81 F. Supp. 3d 754 (W.D. Mo. 2015) (action for false labeling) Text

Morehouse v. Comm’r, 769 F.3d 616 (8th Cir. 2014), nonacq. recommended by SUBJECT: MOREHOUSE V. COMMISSIONER, AOD-2015-02 (IRS AOD Sept. 24, 2015), and nonacq., IRS Announcement Relating to: Morehouse v. Comm’r #FN;B1#FN1¨oFN;F1o, 2015-41 I.R.B. 493 (IRS ACQ 2015) (tax effect of CRP payments) Text 

Farm & Ranch Servs., Ltd. v. LT Farm & Ranch, LLC, 779 F. Supp. 2d 949 (S.D. Iowa 2011) (breach of CRP contract) Text

In re Aurora Dairy Corp. Organic Milk Marketing & Sales Practice Litig., 621 F.3d 781 (8th Cir. 2010) (labeling of organic milk and the role of state laws under OFPA).

Siebrasse v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., 418 F.3d 847 (8th Cir. 2005) (alleging fraudulent CRP contract transfer) Text


NINTH CIRCUIT

Ctr. for Envtl. Health v. Perdue, No. 18-CV-01763-RS (TSH), 2019 WL 6114513, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 18, 2019) (alleging rule is unlawful under OFPA)

Ctr. for Food Safety v. Perdue, 320 F. Supp. 3d 1101 (N.D. Cal. 2018), appeal dismissed, No. 18-16378, 2018 WL 5304837 (9th Cir. Aug. 16, 2018) (declaratory and injunctive relief under OFPA) Text

Ctr. for Envtl. Health v. Perdue, No. 18-CV-01763-RS, 2018 WL 9662437, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 21, 2018) (declaratory and injunctive relief under OFPA)

Brown v. Danone N. Am., LLC, No. 17-CV-07325-JST, 2018 WL 2021340 (N.D. Cal. May 1, 2018) (alleging false advertising) Text 

Pac. Botanicals, LLC v. Sego’s Herb Farm, LLC, No. 1:15-CV-00407-CL, 2017 WL 1536432, at *2 (D. Or. Apr. 26, 2017) (alleging preemption by the FDCA) Text

Ctr. for Food Safety v. Vilsack, No. 15-CV-01590-HSG, 2015 WL 5915409, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 9, 2015) (challenging review process for organic foods under OFPA)

Ctr. for Envtl. Health v. Vilsack, No. 15-CV-01690-JSC, 2015 WL 5698757 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 29, 2015) (violation of OFPA) Text

Compassion Over Killing v. Food & Drug Admin., No. 13-CV-01385-VC, 2014 WL 7336231, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 23, 2014), aff’d sub nom. Compassion Over Killing v. U.S. Food & Drug Admin., 849 F.3d 849 (9th Cir. 2017) (action for regulations on egg productions) Text

Brown v. Hain Celestial Grp., Inc., No. C 11-03082 LB, 2012 WL 4364588 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 24, 2012) (violation of OFPA) Text

United States v. Townsley, No. C 10-00428 CRB, 2012 WL 3137989 N.D. Cal. Aug. 1, 2012) (fraudulently representing organic farming operation) Text

Jones v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., 912 F.Supp.2d 889 (N.D. Cal. 2012). (interplay of OFPA and state laws and labeling of the foods as “natural”)  Text

All One God Faith, Inc. v. Hain Celestial Grp., Inc., No. C 09-03517 JF HRL, 2011 WL 4433817, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 22, 2011) (alleging violation of NOP)

All One God Faith, Inc. v. Hain Celestial Group, Inc., No. C 09-03517 JF (HRL), 2009 WL 4907433 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 14, 2009) (claim that products do not meet the NOP standards)

Straus Family Creamery v. Lyons, 280 F. Supp. 2d 1028 (N.D. Cal. 2003) (alleging rule violates procedural due process rights) Text


TENTH CIRCUIT

Day v. Nat. Res. Conservation Serv., No. 115CV01044JCHKRS, 2018 WL 6047414, at *1 (D.N.M. Nov. 19, 2018) (termination of CSP contract)

United States v. Wall, No. CR 15-621 MV, 2017 WL 6375603 (D.N.M. Dec. 13, 2017) (false statement and violation of NOP) Text

In re Santa Fe Nat. Tobacco Co. Mktg. & Sales Practices & Prod. Liab. Litig., 288 F. Supp. 3d 1087 (D.N.M. 2017) (action for misleading label) Text

Diatect Int’l Corps. v. Organic Materials Review Inst., No. 2:05 CV 00465, 2007 WL 752165 (D. Utah Mar. 7, 2007) (failure to obtain organic certification) Text

Biller v. Veneman, 150 F. App’x 834 (10th Cir. 2005) (termination of participation in CRP)

Payton v. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., 337 F.3d 1163 (10th Cir. 2003) (judicial review of CRP violation) Text

Sanders Land & Cattle Co. v. Dep’t of Agr., 49 F. App’x 211 (10th Cir. 2002)( challenging denial of application to participate in CRP)


 ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

Reilly v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., 711 F. App’x 525 (11th Cir. 2017) (action for false advertising, appeal from summary judgement) Text

Balfour Land Co., L.P. v. United States, No. CIV A 7:08-CV-34(HL), 2009 WL 1796068 (M.D. Ga. June 22, 2009) (cancellation of CRP contract) Text

Paradise Farms, Inc. v. United States Dep’t of Agric., No. CV 304-181, 2006 WL 8433810, at *1 (S.D. Ga. Apr. 10, 2006) (CRP program termination)


D.C. CIRCUIT

Organic Trade Ass’n v. United States Dep’t of Agric., 370 F. Supp. 3d 98 (D.D.C. 2019) (challenging the withdrawal of USDA rule) Text

Cornucopia Inst. v. United States Dep’t of Agric., No. CV 16-148 (RC), 2018 WL 4637004, at *1 (D.D.C. Sept. 27, 2018) (FOIA request regarding NOP) Text

Cornucopia Inst. v. United States Dep’t of Agric., No. CV 16-148 (RC), 2018 WL 4637004 (D.D.C. Sept. 27, 2018) (action under the Freedom of Information Act) Text

Organic Consumers Ass’n v. R.C. Bigelow, Inc., 314 F. Supp. 3d 344 (D.D.C. 2018) (law preempted by OFPA) Text

Organic Consumers Ass’n v. Hain Celestial Grp., Inc., 285 F. Supp. 3d 100 (D.D.C. 2018) (law preempted by OFPA) Text 

Cornucopia Inst. v. United States Dep’t of Agric., 282 F. Supp. 3d 150 (D.D.C. 2017) (challenging agency’s response to FOIA request) Text

Cottrell v. Vilsack, 915 F. Supp. 2d 81 (D.D.C. 2013), aff’d, No. 13-5024, 2013 WL 4711683 (D.C. Cir. July 31, 2013) (denial of his application for participation in CRP) Text

Partlo v. Johanns, No. Civ.A.04-1462 CKK, Civ.A.04-1779 CKK, 2006 WL 1663380 (D. D.C. June 11, 2006) (organic, disaster assistance)  Text


JUDICIAL PANEL ON MULTIDISTRICT LITIGATION

In re: Aurora Dairy Corp. Organic Milk Mktg. & Sales Practices Litig., 536 F. Supp. 2d 1369, 1370 (U.S. Jud. Pan. Mult. Lit. 2008) (misleading advertisement and failure to meet “organic” standards) Text


AGENCY DECISIONS

In Re: Amos K. Stoltzfus d/b/a Healthy Harvest, Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 19-0016, 2019 WL 2539354, at *1 (U.S.D.A. May 9, 2019) (violation of OFPA)

In Re: Fusion Organic, S.P.R. De R.L. De C.V., d/b/a Fusion Organic of Jalisco, Mexico, Respondent., No. OFPA Docket No. 19-0008, 2019 WL 1750890, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Apr. 8, 2019) (violation of NOP regulations)

In Re: Boliviana De Certificacion, A Bolivian Corp. Doing Bus. As Bolicert, Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 18-0015, 2018 WL 4840457, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Sept. 19, 2018) (violation of NOP regulations)

In Re: John L. Zook, Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 18-0042, 2018 WL 4840458, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Sept. 13, 2018) (violation of NOP regulations)

In Re: Nat. Food Certifiers, Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 18-0074, 2018 WL 4512209, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Aug. 29, 2018) (violation of NOP regulations)

In Re: Cozy Valley Farm, LLC, Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 18-0041, 2018 WL 4204792, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Aug. 17, 2018) (violation of NOP Regulations)

In Re: Christine Grovenstein, an Individual, d/b/a Seeds of Love Nursery, Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 17-0261, 2017 WL 5988038, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Nov. 9, 2017) (violation of NOP regulations, application of prohibited substance)

In Re: Xochitl, Inc., Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 16-0108, 2017 WL 3284767, at *1 (U.S.D.A. July 20, 2017) (use of non-organic product)

In Re: Glob. Organic All., Inc., Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 16-0115, 2017 WL 2840826, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Apr. 20, 2017) (non-compliance of annual inspection)

In Re: Kriegel, Inc., & Laurance Kriegel, Respondents., No. Docket No. 15-0050-OFPA, 2015 WL 9241420, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Aug. 26, 2015) (certification eligibility)

In Re: Paul A. Rosberg, d/b/a Rosberg Farm, Respondent, 74 Agric. Dec. 384, 384 (U.S.D.A. Aug. 20, 2015) (certification and non-compliance)

In Re: Michael Tierney, d/b/a Birchwood Farms, 73 Agric. Dec. 512, 512 (U.S.D.A. Oct. 9, 2014) (mislabeling livestock as organic)

In Re: Paul A. Rosberg, d/b/a Rosberg Farm, Respondent, 73 Agric. Dec. 570, 571 (U.S.D.A. Sept. 29, 2014) (remand order)

In Re: Erik Johnson & Herbert York, d/b/a Sandy River Farms, Respondents, No. OFPA Docket No. 13-0122, 2013 WL 6702649, at *1 (U.S.D.A. May 23, 2013) (order to cease and desist violation of NOP and civil penalties)

In Re: Agreco R.F. Goderz Gmbh, Richard F. Goderz, Respondents., No. OFPA Docket No. 10-0381, 2012 WL 3877437, at *1 (U.S.D.A. May 2, 2012) (order to cease and desist violation of NOP and surrender certification)

In Re: d&j Organic, Inc., Hydro Garden Farm, Inc., & Davie Yen, Respondents, No. OFPA Docket No. 11-0349, 2012 WL 680841, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Feb. 7, 2012) (non-complaince and suspension of certification for 6 weeks)

In Re: Hilmer H. Weidner, d/b/a Weidner Farms, Respondent, No. OFPA Docket No. 10-0376, 2011 WL 1900596, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Mar. 23, 2011) (violation of NOP regulations)

In Re: Certified Organic, Inc. & Nanette D. Rambo, Respondents., No. OFPA Docket No. 10-0171, 2011 WL 572350, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Jan. 7, 2011) (violation of NOP regulations)

In Re: Guaranteed Organic Certification Agency, & Charles Heermans, Respondents, No. OFPA Docket No. 10-0382, 2010 WL 5584374, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Dec. 20, 2010) (violation of NOP regulations)

In Re: Promiseland Livestock, LLC, & Anthony J. Zeman, No. OFPA Docket No. 08-0134, 2010 WL 4271324, at *1 (U.S.D.A. Oct. 19, 2010) (failure to provide records)

In Re: Promiseland Livestock, LLC, & Anthony J. Zeman, 68 Agric. Dec. 1042, 1042 (U.S.D.A. Nov. 25, 2009) (failure to provide records)

In Re: Promiseland Livestock, LLC, & Anthony J. Zeman, Respondents, No. OFPA Docket No. 08-0134, 2009 WL 4834713, at *2 (U.S.D.A. Nov. 25, 2009) (failure to provide records)

Arthur Harvey, 66 Agric. Dec. 1250, 1250 (U.S.D.A. July 24, 2007) (conflict of USDA rule and NOP)

In re Mass. Indep. Certification, Inc., OFPA Docket No. 03-0001, 2004 WL 909533 (USDA 2004) (certification challenge)


CALIFORNIA

Organic Consumers Ass’n v. Honest Co., Inc., No. B280836, 2018 WL 2931978 (Cal. Ct. App. June 12, 2018) (misrepresentation of label) Text

Quesada v. Herb Thyme Farms, Inc., 62 Cal. 4th 298, 361 P.3d 868 (2015) (OFPA preemption) Text

Quesada v. Herb Thyme Farms, 323 P.3d 1 (Cal. 2014) (mislabeling violation preempted by OFPA)

Quesada v. Herb Thyme Farms, Inc., 166 Cal.Rptr.3d 346 (Cal. Ct. App. 2013)  Text, review granted 323 P.3d 1 (Cal. 2014). (whether OFPA preempts state consumer lawsuits regarding the labeling of products as “organic”)

All One God Faith, Inc. v. Organic & Sustainable Indus. Standards, Inc., 183 Cal. App. 4th 1186, 107 Cal. Rptr. 3d 861 (2010)(action against certifying product as ‘organic’ that don’t qualify under NOP) Text

Eder v. Dep’t of Fish & Game, 87 Cal.Rptr.3d 788 (Cal. Ct. App. 2009) (Dungeness crab permits)

Envtl. Prot. & Info. Ctr. v. Cal. Dep’t of Forestry & Fire Prot., 187 P.3d 888 (Cal. 2008) (sustained yield plan)  Text

Ctr. for Bio. Diversity, Inc. v. FPL Group, Inc., 83 Cal.Rptr.3d 588 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008) (Wind turbines killing birds)  Text

Horne v. Global Organics, Ltd., No. F050698, 2007 WL 4157598 (Cal. Ct. App. Nov. 26, 2007) (contractual interpretation of “organic”)  Text


COLORADO

C.P. Bedrock, LLC v. Denver Cty. Bd. of Equalization, 259 P.3d 514 (Colo. App. 2011) (tax effect of CRP payment) Text

Hepp v. Boulder Cty. Assessor, 113 P.3d 1268 (Colo. App. 2005) (tax effect of CRP payment) Text


CONNECTICUT

Abrams v. Jones, No. CV0440010035, 2005 WL 1331232 (Conn. Super. Ct. May 11, 2005) (product liability, apple cider)

Messina v. Fifty Acres, L.L.C., No. CV020098591S, 2004 WL 945058 (Conn. Super. Ct. April 14, 2004) (farm stands and zoning)


HAWAI’I

Geiger v. Hawai’i County Planning Com’n, 125 P.3d 1060 (Table) (Hawai’i 2005) (zoning for agritourism)  Text


LOUISIANA

Morgan v. Pardue, 2016-667 (La. App. 3 Cir. 12/7/16), 206 So. 3d 280, writ denied, 2017-0332 (La. 4/7/17), 218 So. 3d 114 (CRP payments) Text


MINNESOTA

Johnson v. Consumers Coop. Ass’n of Litchfield, No. A18-0517, 2019 WL 1233263, at *1 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 18, 2019), review denied (May 28, 2019) (chemical drift, OFPA) Text

Johnson v. Paynesville Farmers Union Co-op. Oil Co., 802 N.W.2d 383 (Minn. Ct. App. 2011), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 817 N.W.2d 693 (Minn. 2012) (chemical drift, OFPA) Text

State of Minnesota v. Hartmann, 700 N.W.2d 449 (Minn. Sup. Ct. 2005) (inspection of custom-processed meat)   Text


MISSOURI

K & G Farms v. Monroe Cty. Serv. Co., 134 S.W.3d 40 (Mo. Ct. App. 2003) (CRP contact dispute) Text


NEW HAMPSHIRE

Carter v. Concord General Mut. Ins. Co., 924 A.2d 411 (N.H. 2007) (personal injury and hayrides)  Text


NEW JERSEY

N.J. Soc’y for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. N.J. Dep’t of Agric., 196 N.J. 366 (N.J. 2008) (domestic livestock)  Text

N.J. Soc’y for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. N. J. Dep’t of Agric., 2007 WL 486764 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. Feb. 16, 2007) (humane treatment of livestock)

N.J. Farm Bureau v. Township of East Amwell, 882 A.2d 388 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. 2005) (zoning and agriculture district)   Text


OHIO

McGuire v. Jewett, No. 2006-T-0071, 2007 WL 1810529, (Ohio Ct. App. June 22, 2007) (horse-drawn wagon rides and personal injury)   Text

Burya v. Lake Metroparks Bd. of Park Comm’rs, No. 2005-L-015, 2006 WL 2798294 (Ohio Ct. App. Sept. 29, 2006) (hayrides and personal injury)  Text

McGuire v. Jewett, No. 2004-T-0018, 2005 WL 1940368 (Ohio Ct. App. Aug. 12, 2005) (horse-drawn wagon rides and personal injury)  Text


SOUTH DAKOTA

Blue v. Blue, 2018 S.D. 58, 916 N.W.2d 131 (CRP contracts) Text

A.M. Farms v. Cty. of Codington, 2009 S.D. 28, 765 N.W.2d 550 (breach of duty for drought declaration, CRP) Text


VERMONT

In re Amended Petition of UPC Vt. Wind, LLC, 969 A.2d 144 (Vt. 2009) (certificate of public good, wind generation facility)  Text


WISCONSIN

Fee v. Bd. of Review for Town of Florence, 2003 WI App 17, 259 Wis. 2d 868, 657 N.W.2d 112 (classification of land subject to federal conservation contract) Text