“Old McDonald’s farm”

September 30, 2013

  • 51 Bankruptcy
  • 51III The Case
  • 51III(B) Debtors
  • 51k2222 Who May Be a Debtor
  • 1k2229 k. Farmers.

51 BankruptcyDefinition of “farming operation,” for Chapter 12 purposes, should not be limited to products and produce traditionally associated with farming in state of court’s location; in effort to find legally and profitably marketable product, many farmers are seeking to grow crops not traditionally associated with farming and should not be denied protection of the Bankruptcy Code merely because their endeavors are not found in laundry list of “Old McDonald’s farm.”
In re Maike, 77 B.R. 832 (Bankr. D. Kan. 1987)