The shutdown of the Dakota Access Pipeline has consequences for agriculture. Farm groups from North Dakota and South Dakota are taking legal action, saying the permanent closure of the pipeline would negatively impact transportation of farm commodities. These groups have filed a friend of the court brief to keep the Dakota Access Pipeline in operation. This action was taken by the NDFB, North Dakota Grain Dealers Association, North Dakota Grain Growers Association, South Dakota Farm Bureau, South Dakota Corn Growers Association and South Dakota Soybean Growers Association.
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