Full Appeals Court Will Not Hear Citrus Canker Case

Randall Weiseman Citrus, Florida, Industry News Release

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA: A divided appeals court Wednesday said it would not reconsider a decision last year that cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit stemming from the state’s destruction of tens of thousands of citrus trees in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has

Supreme Court Sides With Florida Landowner In Permit Fight

Gary Cooper Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy, Field Crops, Florida, Forestry, Fruits, General, Georgia, Industry News Release, Livestock, Peanuts, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Vegetables

By JIM SAUNDERS, THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 25, 2013………The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday backed a Florida landowner in a nearly two-decade dispute about developing property near Orlando — with dissenting justices warning that the case could have broad implications for permitting decisions across the country.