Tag: Raisin

SCOTUS Kills Agency’s Raisin d’Être

 
Marvin Horne

Raisin farmer Marvin Horne won his 11-year-long suit against the federal government.

Hidden in the tottering mountain range of federal regulations is the sinister-sounding Marketing Order 989. This rule empowers the Marketing Order and Agreement Division of the Fruit and Vegetable Program of the Agricultural Marketing Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to manage a National Raisin Reserve.