Rice Plants

Loyant Rice Herbicide Does Not Kill Barnyardgrass Arkansas Class Action

When Stanley Jones applied Loyant to his rice crops in 2018, he expected it to get rid of barnyardgrass. Loyant is an herbicide intended to be used on rice crops, a product of Corteva, Inc. and Corteva Agriscience, LLC. Instead, the complaint for this class action alleges, it was ineffective, and following the company’s subsequent  Read more

Item Does Not Do What It Is Advertised to Do, Herbicide, Defective Product, Agriculture
Field of Soybeans

Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Retailers Crop Input Antitrust Class Action

This class action brings an antitrust suit against three groups of companies involved in the manufacturing, wholesaling, and retailing of crop inputs. Crop inputs include seeds and crop protection chemicals, like fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides. The complaint alleges, “The existing distribution process maintains supracompetitive Crop Input prices by denying farmers accurate product information, including pricing  Read more

Collusion and Price Fixing, Antitrust, Agriculture
Spraying of Crops in a Field

Dicamba Volatility and Damage to Neighboring Crops Class Action

Dicamba is an herbicide produced by Monsanto Company, BASF SE, and BASF Corporation that is made to be used with dicamba-resistant crops. These companies, the complaint for this class action alleges, “knew that dicamba, highly volatile and prone to drift, is ruinous to susceptible non-dicamba resistant plants and crops.” This is one of a number  Read more

Damage to crops, Agriculture
CH Robinson Sign Amid Flowers and Greenery

CH Robinson Produce Consignment Sales PACA Violations Class Action

The Lusks had what they believed to be a consignment arrangement for their farm’s produce with CH Robinson companies (CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc., CH Robinson Company, Inc., and CH Robinson Company). This class action arose when they found, they claim, that the companies were making additional money from that same produce with other arrangements the  Read more

Failure to Provide Accurate or Itemized Statements, Breach of Contract, Agriculture