Top Legal Developments in 2017: A Joint Podcast with Ag Law in the Field


Top Legal Developments Pod

In this episode, Paul is joined by Tiffany Lashmet from Texas AgriLife Extension to discuss the top legal issues in agriculture for 2017.  This is a joint podcast with Ag Law in the Field. Continue reading

Two Class Action Complaints Filed Focused on Monsanto Dicamba Resistant Varieties and New Dicamba

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Image includes aerial application of pesticide by Edwin Remsberg

In this episode, Paul discusses two recently filed class action lawsuits focused damage caused from dicamba drift.  The two lawsuits are seeking damages from Monsanto for bringing the Roundup Ready 2Xtend varieties to market before the new dicamba was approved by EPA.  Materials discussed in this episode: Continue reading

After Experiencing Drift Damage, What Should You Do?

pesticide drift liability

Image above include photo of aerial spray plane applying pesticide to cotton in Texas.  Photo is by Edwin Remsberg

In this episode, Paul discusses what a landowner should do after experiencing pesticide drift damage.  A landowner should contact the Maryland Department of Agriculture to report the damage and allow the state to begin an investigation.  The landowner should also begin to develop documentation related to the drift damage.  Finally, the landowner would have options on how to recover damages.  Materials discussed in this episode: Continue reading