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Oct 23, 2019

In this episode, Paul discusses a proposed right-to-farm and trespass bill in New South Wales, Australia.  Paul looks at how this proposed law would compare to U.S. right-to-farm laws.  Paul also looks at the increased trespass penalties on farmland.

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Sep 25, 2019

In this episode, Paul discusses how a right-to-farm law might apply in a nuisance claim against a hemp grower.  Materials discussed in this episode:


May 22, 2019

In this episode, Paul discusses a recent court decision, Himsel v. Himsel, 18A-PL-645, 2019 WL 1758411 (Ind. Ct. App. April 22, 2019). In this decision, the Court of Appeals of Indiana upheld a farm's use of the right-to-farm defense and the constitutionality of the right-to-farm law.

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Nov 7, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses Maryland's right-to-farm law, how it operates, and potential areas that are unclear in the law.  Producers need to be aware of how these laws operate in order to maintain the defense.

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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...