Reeves v. Hooton: Texas Right to Farm Act Inapplicable

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The Tyler Court of Appeals recently upheld a jury verdict that deemed the Texas Right to Farm Act inapplicable in a case involving the use of a propane cannon. The jury found insufficient evidence that the farmer's use of the cannon was substantially unchanged since he began its use. The opinion also stresses the importance of acting neighborly in these type of disputes, as the court mentions the farmer's negative attitude in weighing the hardships while determining the proper scope of an injunction.

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Published In: Agriculture Updates, Commercial Real Estate 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

Tiffany has a strong background in agriculture, having grown up on a family farm near Logan, New... View Profile »


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