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John Duarte’s “plow a field, go to jail” struggle with Feds makes LA Times

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John Duarte walking his Tehama County field.

The Los Angeles Times has become the first mainstream media source to cover John Duarte’s harassment by the U.S. Corps of Engineers following his attempt to plant a wheat crop on his land in Tehama County in 2012.

Worth Reading

The article is in today’s LA Times and worth reading: A land-use case that’s enough to furrow a farmer’s brow.

The Times article is a good, concise summary of events and worth your time to read.

In-Depth Coverage Available

In-depth coverage and more extensive details about the case can be found in WII articles, below.