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Nov 7, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses Maryland's right-to-farm law, how it operates, and potential areas that are unclear in the law.  Producers need to be aware of how these laws operate in order to maintain the defense.

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Oct 24, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses the recent decision by the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland to uphold the 2014 general discharge permit for concentrated animal feeding operations in the state.  The permit had been challenged by two groups claiming Maryland Department of the Environment had failed to...


Oct 10, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses a recent decision out of Colorado involving winter wheat producers who requested actual production history yield exclusion in 2015 but USDA Risk Management Agency denied the request.  The case highlights when USDA potentially has to make new programs available to producers.

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Sep 26, 2018

In this episode, Paul reviews the recent Iowa Supreme Court decision in Honomichi v. Valley View Swine. In this decision, the court reversed a lower court ruling finding Iowa's right-to-farm law was unconstitutional as applied due to the lower court offering no facts to demonstrate the law was unconstitutional as...


Sep 12, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses the recent decision out of Minnesota involving a farm family's farm succession plan that resulted in a court battle.  The case highlights why farm families need to develop farm succession plans that work for their operations.

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  • Goeringer, Paul,