New legislation in California would require that homebuyers who move next to farms be informed that agriculture can be noisy, smelly, dusty ― and that farmers have a right to farm. The bill would require developers to inform potential buyers about California’s right-to-farm law whenever property changes hands.

The goal of the law is to prevent complaints and nuisance lawsuits from people moving into the countryside.
According to an article in the Capital Press, an irate neighbor in Sonoma County threatened to burn a wine-grape grower’s house down after the grower began using wind machines to protect his grapes from frost.