Justices Exhaust Seed Case

Supreme Court Skeptical of Farmer Argument on Roundup Patent

Chris Clayton , DTN Ag Policy Editor
Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman (far right) and his attorney talk to reporters following Tuesday's Supreme Court hearing over a case of Bowman buying and replanting Roundup Ready soybeans. (DTN photo by Chris Clayton)
The U.S. Supreme Court heard a case Tuesday involving a farmer who had bought soybeans from a grain elevator and replanted them, knowing the likelihood existed that he would be able to use a glyphosate herbicide on the crop.

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Chris Clayton