Farm Bureau Legal Foundation (OFBLF) was created in 2001 by the
Oklahoma Farm Bureau Board of Directors for the purpose of entering
the legal arena to protect private property rights and production
to serve farmers and ranchers through engaging in public interest
litigation, researching legal issues affecting family farmers and
rural Oklahomans, and educating farmers and ranchers and the public
about issues important to agriculture.
OFB FILES BRIEF ON POULTRY LITTER INJUNCTION –
JUDGE DENIES STATE'S LITTER INJUNCTION MOTION
In State of Oklahoma v. Tyson Foods, Inc., et al., the Oklahoma Farm Bureau (OFB) was granted permission by the federal court in the Northern District of Oklahoma to file an amicus curiae brief about the State of Oklahoma’s motion to halt the use of poultry litter in the Illinois River watershed.
On July 2, 2004, law firms from Texas and Missouri filed six class action lawsuits on behalf of the Holiday Shores Sanitary District. The suits name five manufacturers and one formulator of Atrazine as defendants, and GROWMARK Inc. (a distributor of Atrazine) as a co-defendant in each suit.
Q: Who has the responsibility of mowing ditches?
Title 11 O.S. §22-111(A) states “A municipal governing body may cause property within the municipal limits to be cleaned of trash and weeds or grass to be cut or mowed...
Jeff Todd talks water issues on 'The Verdict'
In March, Jeff Todd, outside general counsel for the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Legal Foundation and attorney with McAfee & Taft, appeared on the local cable television show, The Verdict, to talk about statewide water issues.
Eminent Domain. If you own property, there is a good chance you will be put in a situation where you are forced to negotiate the sale of all or part of your property – under threat of condemnation. If so, you need to understand your rights in order to respond. To read articles on eminent domain, see Current Projects.