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Pesticide drift may be considered trespassing

It may be a US court ruling, but a recent case in Minnesota is attracting attention. After than 12 years an apellate court has ruled against a farmer who consistently sprayed his crops without considering the impact of spray drift on his neighbour's organic crops.


August 2, 2011
By Agri-Marketing/Iowa State University

Aug. 2, 2011 -It may be a US court ruling, but a recent case in
Minnesota is attracting attention. It has taken more than 12 years, but
an apellate court has ruled against a farmer who consistently sprayed
his crops without considering the impact of spray drift on his
neighbour's organic crops. The ruling now stands that spray drift, in
this case, is trespassing, setting a new and potentially
costly precedent. |  READ MORE