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Agricultural Law Podcast

Jul 27, 2020

A CA appellate court affirmed a jury verdict holding Bayer liable for glyphosate-caused cancer but reduced the damages and the Ninth Circuit affirmed EPA’s registration approval for the glyphosate-blend, Enlist Duo (2, 4-D) while Bayer, Monsanto, and DuPont are seeking a rehearing of the case that invalidated their...


Jul 21, 2020

The PA Milk Marketing Board executed claims on four Dean Foods Bonds. Then, Michigan’s Governor signed an Executive Order creating the first mandatory COVID-19 meatpacking workplace safety rules in the nation while only eight states have mandatory agricultural worker protection guidelines. Also, USDA published the...


Jul 13, 2020

Plaintiffs in the Monsanto/Bayer Dicamba litigation withdrew their Motion for Class Settlement Approval after the judge expressed doubt about settlement agreement and Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law went into full effect, banning food scraps from trash and landfills in Vermont.  Then, USDA added eligible commodities...


Jul 7, 2020

The Ninth Circuit denied a motion by BASF and Corteva that sought to preserve their Dicamba product registrations and Colorado enacted a “Cage-Free Egg” law.  Also, the President signed a bill extending the Paycheck Protection Program while USDA announced flexibilities for crop insurance Notice of Loss filing...


Jun 30, 2020

Bayer announced a $10b payout to settle glyphosate & dicamba claims and a federal court in California permanently blocked CA's Prop 65 glyphosate cancer warning label requirement. Then, the Colorado federal district court blocked EPA’s "Waters of the United States" rule in the state of Colorado while the National...