Nuisances and Normal Farm Practices in Kansas
Land use conflicts are often present in urban, residential and commercial areas. However, they also occur in rural areas.When Is an Agricultural Activity a Nuisance?
State-level Right-to-farm Laws
Every state has enacted a right-to-farm law that is designed to protect existing agricultural operations by giving farmers and ranchers who meet the legal requirements a defense in nuisance suits.
The basic thrust of a particular state’s right-to-farm law is that it is unfair for a person to move to an agricultural area knowing the conditions which might be present and then ask a court to declare a neighboring farm a nuisance.