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By: Cody Bassham

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 6th, 2019

JUDICIAL: W. States Petroleum Ass’n v. Envtl. Quality Comm’n, 296 Or. App. 298 (2019): Petitioners challenge the validity of the administrative rules...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 5th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Application for Water Rights of Well Augmentation Subdistrict of Cent. Colorado Water Conservancy Dist., 2019 CO 12; Centennial appealed from...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 1st, 2019

JUDICIAL: ORGANIC TRADE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT, OF AGRICULTURE, et al., Defendants., No. CV 17-1875 (RMC), 2019 WL 954774...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 28th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Nat. Res. Def. Council v. Bernhardt, No. 105CV01207LJOEPG, 2019 WL 937872 (E.D. Cal. Feb. 26, 2019) On March 12, 2018,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 27th, 2019

REGULATORY: Final rule: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); This regulation establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of waxes and...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 25th, 2019

JUDICIAL: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. BRANDEN JOSHUA LABATTE & TIMOTHY LABATTE, Defendants., No. 1:17-CV-01031-CBK, 2019 WL 858638 (D.S.D. Feb....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 22nd, 2019

JUDICIAL: DANONE, US, LLC, Plaintiff, v. CHOBANI, LLC, Defendant., No. 18 CIV. 11702 (CM), 2019 WL 760040 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 23, 2019); “This...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 20th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Allen v. State, 2019 CO 6, 433 P.3d 581 This case concerns whether a water court has jurisdiction to consider a claim...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 18th, 2019

LEGISLATIVE: Dairy v. Harry Shelton Livestock, LLC, No. 18-CV-06357-RMI, 2019 WL 631493 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 14, 2019) On October 17, 2018,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 15th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Smith v. Meyring Cattle Co., L.L.C., 302 Neb. 116, 921 N.W.2d 820 (2019); A ranch employee was injured, allegedly as a...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 12th-14th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Hartford Fire Ins. Co. v. Dominique’s Livestock Mkt. Inc., No. 6:18-CV-00496, 2019 WL 512106 (W.D. La. Feb. 7, 2019) Before...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 11th, 2019

JUDICIAL: G.W. Palmer & Co. v. Fla. Fresh Produce Corp., No. 217CV657FTM29MRM, 2019 WL 480501 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 7, 2019): This...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 8th, 2019

JUDICIAL: In re: WAGGONER CATTLE, LLC, Debtor. LONE STAR STATE BANK OF WEST TEXAS, Plaintiff, v. RABO AGRIFINANCE, LLC, WAGGONER CATTLE,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 7th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union v. Corey, 913 F.3d 940 (9th Cir. 2019) In 2013, the Ninth Circuit decided the first...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 2nd-6th, 2019

JUDICIAL: OAKDALE GROUNDWATER ALLIANCE et al., Plaintiffs & Respondents, v. OAKDALE IRRIGATION DISTRICT, Defendant & Appellant. Additional Party Names: Louis F....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 1ST, 2019

REGULATORY: Interim final rule with request for comments: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. This rule will remove seven voluntary U.S. grade standards and one...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JANUARY 31st, 2019

JUDICIAL: PEGASUS EQUINE GUARDIAN ASS’N v. U.S. ARMY, ET AL. Additional Party Names: Patrick D. Frank, No. 2:17-CV-0980, 2019 WL 362598...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JANUARY 29th & 30th, 2019

JUDICIAL: JESUS SILVA RODRIGUEZ & RIGOBERTO ZEPEDA LOA, Plaintiffs, v. RCO REFORESTING, INC. & ROBERTO OCHOA, Defendants., No. 2:16-CV-2523 WBS DMC,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JANUARY 28th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Smith v. Meyring Cattle Co., L.L.C., 302 Neb. 116 (2019): A ranch employee was injured, allegedly as a result of the...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JANUARY 25th, 2019

JUDICIAL: SUSAN M. STEELE, Plaintiff & Appellant, v. BELL-CARTER FOODS, INC, ET AL., Defendants & Respondents., No. A151952, 2019 WL 312146...