Roundtable to Discuss Nuisance Lawsuits

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

Agriculture leadership and lawmakers will come together Friday to discuss the threat that nuisance lawsuits pose to the U.S. agriculture industry, rural America, and farm families.

nuisanceNorth Carolina U.S. Representative David Rouzer, and Senator Thom Tillis, along with House Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway, and North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler, will convene the National Agriculture Leaders Roundtable, which will include leaders such as American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall.

Congressman Rouzer says the nuisance lawsuits being faced by farmers are “destroying livelihoods and communities,” adding the current climate of lawsuits is a “slippery slope that threatens the very existence of every form of agriculture nationwide.”

The roundtable is scheduled for Friday morning at 9:00 am ET at the North Carolina Fairgrounds in Raleigh, North Carolina.

More information available here.

From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.