The Accidental Partnership

A recent conversation on the listserv for the American Agricultural Law Association focused on what were called “accidental partnerships.”  Many people do not realize that a legal partnership can be formed merely by two peoples’ actions, even when they have a specific...

Seed Labeling Laws and Warranties

Many states have passed laws requiring that agricultural seed, sold for planting purposes, be labeled in a particular way. The statutes generally list specific pieces of information that such labels must contain, although the details vary among the states. In North...

Farm Machinery Lemon Laws

Many states have passed specific laws for farmers who purchase machinery, and later find that the machinery does not conform to the express warranties offered by the manufacturer.  In North Dakota, the relevant chapter of the Century Code is titled “Farm Equipment...