Articles for the Kansas Farm Bureau Legal Foundation
Agriculture is an essential function, even in the midst of quarantines and stay home orders. Kansas Farm Bureau has gathered resources for employers to help ensure the health and safety of their employees.
The settled lawsuits centered on claims that glyphosate caused non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and on claims of crop damage due to dicamba drift.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision June 3, 2020, vacating the registrations of three dicamba herbicides, XtendiMax (Bayer), Engenia (BASF) and FeXapan (Corteva). The ruling does not appear to include Syngenta's Tavium dicamba herbicide.
Attorney General Derek Schmidt, along with 14 other state attorneys general, filed a legal brief in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California supporting a lawsuit by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and AFBF challenging California’s Proposition 12, enacted by that state’s voters in 2018.
The U.S. DOT FMCSA published a final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
President Trump issued an executive order on April 28, 2020 to keep meat processing facilities open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We have gathered some resources on applicability of the CARES Act to agriculture.
A group of more than 45 companies in the energy and transportation sectors, working through the University of Illinois-Chicago, reached an agreement with USFWS for a nationwide CCAA for the Monarch Butterfly.
The National Agricultural Law Center has added COVID-19 resources and FAQs to its website.
Here is a resource to answer some of your questions about force majeure during the COVID-19 pandemic