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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.


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.

Materials discussed in this episode:

  • Goeringer, Paul,

Aug 29, 2018

In this episode, Paul introduces a recent webinar he hosted featuring Prof. Drew Kershen of the University of Oklahoma College of Law to discuss the recent Syngenta settlement involving MIR-162 genetic trait that was rejected in shipments of corn to China.  Prof. Kershen discusses the settlement and other possible...

Jul 18, 2018

In this episode, Paul revisits the current situation for the production of industrial hemp in Maryland.  Currently, the Maryland Department of Agriculture to develop a pilot program for research programs to be developed by institutions of higher education who can then contract with growers to produce industrial hemp in...