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Johnson v. Paynesville Farmers Union
Citation:817 N.W.2d 693 (Minn. 2012)
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Plaintiffs were farmers who grew organic crops. Defendant was a company that sprayed pesticide on conventionally farmed fields adjacent to the plaintiffs’ fields. Some pesticides drifted onto and contaminated plaintiffs’ organic fields and organic products. Plaintiffs brought actions on trespass, nuisance and negligence per se.
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