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You just spent six figures on a new piece of farm equipment. Now you read the fine print and realize that you must also sign-up with the equipment manufacturer's cloud based data platform. You want the equipment, but not the proprietary data platform that comes with it. What do you do?
If you haven't heard from now, Monsanto has terminated its agreement to sell its Precision Planting division to John Deere. Only those inside these companies really know what led to the end of this agreement, but the press releases help us piece together what happened.
Who is responsible when an ag data platform recommends to a farmer that he do something wrong?
My response to the Motherboard Right to Repair article: Why American Farmers are Hacking Their Tractors with Ukrainian Firmware.
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What does this case mean for farmers?
On April 11, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down an EPA rule exempting concentrated animal feeding operations from CERCLA reporting requirements for air emissions from animal wastes.
On February 27, 2017, the Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication upheld the Indiana Department of Environmental Management's approval of a dairy's application to build and operate a new confined feeding operation in Rush County, Indiana. Todd and Brianna defended the dairy against a challenge to the permit approval from a nearby neighbor.
Todd Janzen authored the "Precision Perspectives" editorial in the recent issue of Precision Farming Dealer, titled: "Why Dealers Should Pay Attention to the Fine Print."
We've Moved. Janzen Ag Law has moved into a new suite. We are still located in the Indiana Soybean Alliance building with Indiana Corn, Indiana Pork, and Indiana Beef. Join us for an Open House on Friday, February 10, 2017, any time from 3-6 p.m. Click for more.
Schroeder Ag Law Blog
Current Legal Issues Facing Agriculture.