Ag leaders criticize N.C. lawsuits

Ag leaders criticize N.C. lawsuits

National ag leaders sharply criticized trial lawyers who are urging neighbors to bring nuisance lawsuits against hog farms in North Carolina. In addition, farm leaders called for a federal protection for farmers from nuisance lawsuits.

“It is time for our elected leaders to step up and stop this madness,” said Howard Hill, an Iowan who is a former president of the National Pork...

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