Maple Drive Farms Ltd. Partnership v. Vilsack

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20067
No(s). 13-1091 (6th Cir. Apr 1, 2015)

The Sixth Circuit held that USDA failed to comply with its own regulations when it determined a farm was ineligible for program benefits under the "Swampbuster" provisions of the Food Security Act of 1985. USDA determined the farm was ineligible for benefits because it converted two acres of wetland...