Category: Business Law

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 agreement between each other that they are not a partnership.  Because so many … Read More

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 Dakota, the law can be found at N.D.C.C. §§ 4.1-53-12 and 13. According to … Read More

Crop Insurance Arbitration

In light of what appears to be an overwhelming number of crop insurance denials the past few years, I decided information about the arbitration process might be helpful.  Your crop insurance policy requires that any disputes about a denial be handled through mediation or arbitration.  In our experience, arbitration is the better route.  If your … Read More