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Farmer Tests Patent Law
Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:42 AM CST

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case between an Indiana farmer and Monsanto that could have repercussions way beyond whether a farmer can go out and buy soybeans to plant without paying a tech fee.

By Chris Clayton

DTN Ag Policy Editor

and

Todd Neeley

DTN Staff Reporter

OMAHA (DTN) -- Organic farming advocates and anti-biotech groups earlier this week trotted out Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman as the latest incarnation of a lone man with a slingshot looking to smite an invincible giant ...

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