State Court Rules State’s Right-to-Farm Law is Unconstitutional As-Applied

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The Iowa Court of Appeals recently ruled that the state’s right-to-farm law was unconstitutional as applied to a landowner next door to a hog farm.  In this episode, Paul discusses the McIlrath v. Prestage Farms of Iowa, L.L.C. decision.

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What are Right-to-Farm Laws

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In this episode, Mayhah Suri, extension environmental specialist, interviews Paul Goeringer, extension legal specialist, over Right-to-Farm laws.  Mayhah and Paul cover the basics of Right-to-Farm laws, what Maryland’s law does, and the developing issue of Right-to-Farm constitutional amendments that some states are pursuing.

If you have questions for the host this week, contact Mayhah at msuri1@umd.edu, tweet her at @mayhah_s or 301-405-9576.

If you have questions for Paul contact him at lgoering@umd.edu, tweet him @aglawPaul or 301-405-3541.

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