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Victory for Organic Farmers

August 15th, 2011 – Jill Ettinger Court Rules Drifting Pesticides are Trespassers The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled last month that chemical pesticides used by conventional farmers that cross property lines and contaminate neighboring organic farms could be considered trespassing, nuisance and negligence, entitling organic farmers to retributions. Minnesota’s Star Tribune reports that improperly applied [...]