Daddy Won't Sell the Farm: Drafting Right to Farm Statutes to Protect Small Family Producers

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This Comment, published at 18 San Joaquin Agric. L. Rev. 127 (2009), discusses the importance of right to farm legislation, which seeks to prevent nuisance lawsuits against agricultural producers. In particular, this Comment focuses on provisions of right to farm statutes in various states that are particularly helpful to family producers including generally accepted practices, attorney fee provisions, allowable changes in production, damages, and disclosure requirements.

This Comment is posted with permission and may not be used without the express permission of the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review: 901 5th Street, Clovis, CA 93612.

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Published In: Agriculture Updates, Environmental Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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Tiffany Dowell Lashmet
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

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