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Janzen Ag Law Blog
Agriculture. Technology. Law.
On November 14, 2017, I will be testifying before the US Senate's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security.
Like you, my personal information was compromised in the recent Equifax data breach. Are ag tech providers prepared for the day when this happens to them?
A recent ruling on a case involving LinkedIn's collection of user data helps answers some, but not all, of our questions about how the law will ultimately treat ag data.
We are launching a series of short, informative webinars on a variety of ag law topics. Our first video is about becoming Ag Data Transparent.
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The latest news for our clients and followers.
We recently read an editorial in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette calling for greater regulation of livestock farms. Here is our response.
Senator Jerry Moran (KS), Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Technology Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security – questioned a panel of witnesses including Todd Janzen about potential benefits of advancements in agricultural technology and the collection and utilization of data in farming.
"The dicamba lawsuit line begins with Bill Bader and his claims of extensive crop damage, but take a number because the queue is growing longer as more farmers file complaints against BASF and Monsanto," writes Chris Bennett for Farm Journal.
Todd Janzen wrote an editorial for the recent issue of Progressive Dairyman titled: Who Owns Your Ag Data? Migrate over to Progressive Dairyman to read more or follow the link below for a reprint of the article.
In a recent issue of Delta Farm Press, Todd Janzen discusses the use of robots on the farm and what obstacles remain in place befor bringing autonomous vehicles to the field.
On July 11, 2017, the Circuit Court in Fayette County, Indiana issued an opinion affirming the Rush County Board of Zoning Appeal's decision to grant a special exception to an Indiana dairy farm. Todd and Brianna represented the dairy farm in front of the BZA and on appeal.
Delta Farm Press recently listened in on Todd Janzen's presentation to Mississippi Farm Bureau about agriculture and technology. Here is the article that followed about the importance of understanding ag data ownership.
The Indiana State Department of Agriculture has unveiled its strategic plan for growing agriculture over the next decade.
A recent Washington Post report about the discovery of fraudulent organic products from a Turkish grain and oilseed handler has sparked concern about trust in the "USDA Organic" label. How confident should consumers be that they are getting what they are paying for?
Schroeder Ag Law Blog
Current Legal Issues Facing Agriculture.