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May 16, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses the recent jury verdict in the North Carolina Hog Farm Nuisance Cases involving Murphy-Brown Farms.  The verdict initially awarded the plaintiffs $50 million in punitive damages, but this has been reduced to $3 million.  Prior to this decision, the judge had ruled that North Carolina's...


May 9, 2018

 

In this episode, Paul discusses changes to conservation compliance that require an insured producer to be in compliance by the crop insurance premium billing date.

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Apr 25, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses a recent circuit court ruling finding that Baltimore City's food truck ordinance was unconstitutional for vagueness issues.

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Apr 11, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses the recently announced Syngenta settlement in the MIR162 class action lawsuits.  The settlement for 4 classes is estimated at $1.51 billion.  Paul breaks down what this settlement means for U.S. corn growers.

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Mar 28, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses a recent court ruling involving a life insurance policy that was not updated after a divorce.  The ruling is a reminder of why you should always update farm succession plans after life events.

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