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.
By Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
WASHINGTON (DTN) -- U.S. Supreme Court justices seemed skeptical Tuesday of a farmer's attorney who argued his client isn't violating a Monsanto patent by buying soybeans from a grain elevator to plant with the expectation that those soybeans would carry the Roundup Ready trait.
Vernon Bowman, a 75-year-old farmer from Indiana, bought soybeans from ...