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Soybean plants grow in a farm field outside Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. President Donald Trumps $16 billion in additional trade-war aid for farmers appears to be paying off, as optimism rebounds in a key political constituency for his 2020 re-election bid. A gauge of agricultural sentiment sharply rebounded in June after a darkening mood on Americas farms throughout the spring amid a damaging trade war with China and relentless rain that restricted planting. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Soybean plants grow in a farm field outside Tiskilwa, Illinois, on July 2, 2019. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

This month’s $265 million verdict over Monsanto Co.’s dicamba herbicide sprouted more legal trouble for the agricultural giant, which is appealing nearly $2.4 billion in Roundup verdicts, but the cases are far afield from one another in the allegations they raise.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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