Farmers Win $2M in Bellwether Rice Crops CaseGretchen G

Don DowningTwo southeast Missouri rice farmers were awarded more than $2 million in the first of a series of “test” trials in which rice farmers in five states have brought suit against Bayer Cropscience alleging contamination of their crops by Bayer.

Don Downing was the lead counsel for the two Missouri farmers and is co-lead counsel of the five-state multi-district litigation.