Right to Farm

Local Group: Countdown to Hemp hearing meeting Monday January 6th

Today’s Fact: 9 Days Until Hemp Meeting on Monday, January 6th     Day 9. MORE ABOUT THOSE BEST MANAGMENT PRACTICES (BMP’s) FOR HEMP The Ag Commissioner MAY adopt, amend or rescind required best management practices. Section 37-6A of the Draft Hemp ordinance/ Required BMP’s Parallel language on Recommended BMP’s in Section 37-6B of the […]

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Right time to challenge Misconstrued Entitlement: Right to Farm Ordinance

Right time to challenge Misconstrued Entitlement. “The primary beneficiary of right to farm amendments would be large corporately-controlled, industrial operations. At the very least, a constitutional “right to farm” would lead to endless, costly litigation which corporate agriculture believes they could win. The corporations’ commitment is to their stockholders, not to consumers, farmers, or rural

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A right to harm: How right-to-farm laws violate rural residents’ property rights and promote unsustainable farming practices

“If environmentalists fully understood the damage done by such laws, they would push not for stronger regulation but for stronger property rights. Our experience with agricultural pollution demonstrates that nothing more effectively protects the environment than does a population empowered with strong property rights.” A right to harm: How right-to-farm laws violate rural residents’ property

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10 Reasons to Oppose ‘Right to Farm’ Amendments

“Right to farm amendments are but the latest and boldest tactics of corporate, industrial agriculture to protect itself from growing public concerns about the overall integrity of the American food system……..There is no economic justification for exempting industrial agriculture from the environmental and public health regulations……” 10 Reasons to Oppose ‘Right to Farm’ Amendments:Civil Eats

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