Questions about the constitutionality of Oregon’s “right to farm” law, which shields growers from some lawsuits, have been resurrected in a pesticide dispute in Curry County.
Nuisance and trespass complaints against Oregon’s farmers and foresters are barred under the law, which has been challenged in court several times.
A previous case that opposed the “right to farm” statute was dismissed in 2013 on jurisdictional grounds without resolving the constitutional question.
In the current lawsuit, the outcome may depend on conclusions reached by a jury.
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