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The Deal With Dicamba: Part Six

When lawsuits filed against Monsanto Company (“Monsanto”) and BASF Corporation (“BASF”) for allegedly causing dicamba-related injury to farmers were consolidated into...

Managing Pest Management: Pesticide Assessment Changes for Endangered Species

According to the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”), federal agencies are required to consult with Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”) or the...

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Five

Up to now, this series has examined the claims raised by plaintiffs in dicamba-related lawsuits that have passed judicial review been...

Turning the Tides: Judge Finds Lake Erie Bill of Rights Unconstitutional

In February, 2020, a federal court concluded that a law which granted rights to a waterbody, violated the United States Constitution....

Hemp: USDA Exercises Enforcement Discretion

Rusty Rumley, Senior Staff Attorney On February 27, 2020, the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”), in coordination with the Drug...

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Four

A federal jury ruled in favor of the plaintiff, Bader Farms, in Bader Farms, Inc v. Monsanto Co., awarding $15 million...

NEPA & Ag: Farm Service Agency Loans Exempt in Proposed NEPA Overhaul

In January, 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) released a proposed regulatory overhaul for the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”)....

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Three

UPDATE: On February 14, 2020 the jury in Bader Farms, Inc. v. Monsanto Co., No. 1:16-cv-299 (E.D. Mo. 2020) ruled in favor...

Proposal: Bills Delegate Responsibility for Alternative Protein Safety and Labeling

By Drew Mitchell, National Agricultural Law Center Research Fellow & Elizabeth Rumley, National Agricultural Law Center Senior Staff Attorney  Within the...

Fish Fumbles: GE Salmon Faces Uncertainty

In the latest move in an ongoing case against the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), a collection of environmental groups moved...

Biofuels Benefit: Renewable Fuels Prevail in Court

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit vacated three small refinery exemptions to the nationwide renewable fuel standard...

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Two

UPDATE: On February 14, 2020 the jury in Bader Farms, Inc. v. Monsanto Co., No. 1:16-cv-299 (E.D. Mo. 2020) ruled in favor...