Agriculture waits for big decisions on US Supreme Court cases


The first week of the brand new 12 months may very well be a big one for a number of agricultural teams and stakeholders. The Supreme Court will doubtless hear a number of high-stakes cases that would have an effect on America’s farmers and ranchers. A DTN report says the court docket lately distributed three of 4 agriculture cases scheduled for a January 7, 2022, convention. Those high-profile petitions embrace challenges to California’s Prop 12, an appeals court docket ruling that eradicated year-round E15 ethanol, and a long-fought Clean Water Act case coping with Environmental Protection Agency authority over farmers and ranchers. Bayer has additionally filed a court docket petition on the Roundup settlement case that’s value many thousands and thousands of {dollars}. While the case hasn’t but been distributed for a Supreme Court convention, the court docket lately invited the U.S. Solicitor General to file a short within the case, asking for extra data. Justices maintain a convention each Friday throughout their session to determine what petitions they’ll settle for.