Horne v. United States Department of Agriculture

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20244
No(s). 10-15270 (9th Cir. Jul 25, 2011)

The Ninth Circuit held that a reserve program for raisins authorized by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 does not constitute a taking in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The USDA imposed civil penalties against two raisin farmers for failing to comply with various requirements...