Sessions Tagged With 'agricultural law'

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Leasing Agricultural Land for Grazing, Hunting or Livestock

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell, Tiffany Dowell, Rusty Rumley

This webinar, funded by the Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center, will discuss the legal issues and negotiation considerations for parties contemplating grazing, hunting, and livestock leases. Although historically many of these lease agreements have been...

Recent Developments with Right-to-Farm Laws Webinar

Monday, April 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Goeringer, Ashley Newhall, Tiffany Dowell

In the 1980s, states adopted right-to-farm laws, or defenses to nuisance suits that might be brought against agricultural operations because of dust, noise, odor, etc. Since their adoption, these laws have been applied in many different ways. Recently, states have...

"The Power of the Web: Free Internet Legal Research"

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST

On Wednesday, January 20 at 12 PM Eastern, join us in our continuing webinar series sponsored by the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium. Our January webinar, entitled, The Power of the Web: Free Internet Legal Research, focuses on getting the most out of free legal...

Webinar: Federal Regulation of Shale Oil & Gas Development -- Current Issues

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

In recent years, the widespread expansion of shale oil and gas operations has led to a variety of regulatory activities at the federal, state, and local levels. Within the past year, several federal agencies – including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Bureau of...

Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Understanding the Recent Idaho Ag Gag Law Ruling

Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Ashley Newhall

A recent federal court ruling in Idaho has brought the debate over so-called “ag gag” laws to a head in many areas of the country. But what does it mean for attorneys, agricultural service professionals, educators and producers? On November 5th at 1 pm EST, the...

Industrial Hemp Production in the U.S.: Overview, Update, & Legal Issues

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 12:00 am EDT - Presented by Harrison Pittman

Industrial Hemp Production in the U.S.: Overview, Update, & Legal IssuesSponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law ConsortiumTopic: In recent years, interest in the production of industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity has increased at both the federal and state...

Manure as a Solid Waste and Clean Air Issues in Animal Agriculture Webinar

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

2015 has seen interesting development in legal issues related to livestock production. In January 2015, a federal district judge ruled that manure (stored or applied to a field) could become a solid waste under federal environmental laws. At the same time, a consortium of...

“Biofuels, the Renewable Fuels Standard, and Invasive Plants: What's All the Fuss About?”

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Sponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law ConsortiumTopic/Program Description: In June 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a supple­mental final rule associated with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. This rule contains a lifecycle greenhouse gas...

Ag Labor: Complying with the I-9 Process

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

Photo by Edwin RemsbergComplying with federal and state labor laws can be complicated matters for not only agricultural producers but any business operator. One aspect of federal labor law is verifying the individual is eligible to work in the United States. On June 22, Dr....

Family Farm Transition Webinar

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

Planning to transition the family farm from one generation to another generation? This can be a very difficult process that requires good communication skills, goal setting, financial analysis, tax planning, and retirement planning. Dr. Shannon Ferrell(link is external),...

Understanding Maryland FarmLink, General Leasing Issues, and Setting a FairRent

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Goeringer

Agricultural land leasing is an important feature of Maryland agriculture. Issues often arise between landlords and tenants not understanding what the law is or how to communicate with each other. On May 4th and May 11th, agricultural landlords and tenants or those looking...