Episode 27 of Ag Law Today: Community Supported Agriculture

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I’m talking Community Supported Agriculture (“CSA’s) in this week’s episode of Ag Law Today featuring Jesse Haskins, a fellow agriculture lawyer in Florida.  Please check it out and don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or YouTube so you don’t miss a beat!

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Agriculture Mediation Programs

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Did you know that the US Department of Agriculture administers agriculture mediation programs organized at  the state level to help mediate right-to-farm and federal farm program disputes for free?  You can find the fact sheet for the program here. I am on the  agriculture mediation roster for  both New York and New Jersey, and pending admission on the Illinois roster. …

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Livestock Show Liability Considerations in Light of COVID-19

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Livestock show families have been hard at work in the barn while the world sheltered in place during the height of the pandemic. Now these families are chomping at the bit to get back on the show circuit. And, as a livestock show coordinator, you are probably anxious to host your next big show, but you are worried about liability …

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It’s Prenup Season Folks for Summer Weddings- Here Are a Few Quick Tips to Keep in Mind

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This time of year is my favorite season — and sometimes I refer to it as Prenup Season. Why? Couples planning to tie the knot this spring or summer may be considering a prenup.  I also posted a quick video here on the topic. Here are three tips for the betrothed who want a prenuptial agreement: The sooner, the better. …

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Ag Law Today Episode 23: Hemp Law

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Hear me talk about Hemp Law with Georgia Attorney Greg Smith in this episode of Ag Law Today.  You can find more information about Greg and his ag law practice here.

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Ask Cari: Does Your Website Need a Privacy Policy or Terms of Use?

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Conversations about data privacy policies and website terms of use have become more common in recent months. Large companies like Facebook,[1] Expedia,[2] and Dick’s Sporting Goods[3] have been involved in litigation involving agreements that address these very issues. The questions on most business owners’ minds are “What are these agreements?” and “Do I need them on my website?” Privacy policies …

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Ask Stephanie: What are the Right to Privacy Concerns Facing Livestock Photographers?

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There are four major types of privacy law: unreasonable intrusion upon seclusion, unreasonable revelation of private facts, unreasonably placing another person in a false light; and, misappropriation of a person’s name or likeness. Intrusion: One who intentionally intrudes, physically or otherwise, upon the solitude or seclusion of another or his private affairs or concerns, is subject to liability to the …

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Ask Cari: What Laws Affect Agriculture and Livestock Photographers / Videographers?

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Here is a presentation that I did on the topic for an upcoming lecture at Purdue on the topic: Laws that Apply to Agriculture Photographers and Videographers from Cari Rincker

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Ask Stephanie: Should I update my Contracts in Response to COVID-19?

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As we watch the Nation shut down major events, restaurants, and bars as well as limit social gatherings to a small amount of people, what happens to contracts that may not be able to be fulfilled because of the rippling effect of COVID-19, the “Coronavirus”? The answer lies in whether the parties have a written contract. And, if the terms …

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Add Farm Estate Planning on Your Farm’s “To Do” List

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I was recently interviewed by Illinois Farmer on farm estate planning, which remains a hot topic in agriculture.  I’m passionate about getting estate and succession planning on your “to do” list and to treat it like any other deadline in your life.  Read the full article here.

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Ask Stephanie: What are the “Hot” Food Labeling Issues so far in 2020?

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People demand readily available information in all aspects of their lives. So, it is no surprise that consumers demand that same level of information when it comes to their food. Food labels are one of the avenues consumers get information about the food they choose to purchase. Therefore, it is important to understand these labels, what they mean and who …

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NALC Fact Sheet: Animal Law Issues in Farm and Ranch Divorces

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There are a myriad of animal law issues affecting farm and ranch families who are going through a divorce (both with companion animals but also livestock and frozen genetics).  Read my Fact Sheet with the National Agriculture Law Center here.  Don’t forget to check out all my NALC Fact Sheets on family law issues with agriculture here.

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