Farm Purchase Agreements

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Making any type of purchase can be a lengthy process and the purchaser should know what he or she is purchasing before signing the agreement. One important aspect of making a land purchase is the inspection. The purchaser should do a physical inspection of the property as well as a legal inspection. For the physical inspection of the property, the …

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Save the Date: Renewable Energy Law for the Agriculture Community

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Many farms and ranches throughout the country are capitalizing on available renewable energy options. I will be moderating a Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) webinar on October 10, 2013 at 1pm ET for the American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division’s Agriculture Law Committee on renewable energy law. The CLE will discuss a myriad renewable energy law issues …

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Overview of the Natural Resources Conservation Service

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service (“NRCS”) is another sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”).  NRCS was established in 1935 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.  It administers conservation programs to help preserve our natural resources and environment.  It manages several national centers including but not limited to the (1) National Soil Survey Center, (2) National Water and Climate Center, …

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ABA Agriculture Law Subcommittees

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As I noted in this previous post, I am the new Chair of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), General Practice, Solo and Small Firm’s Division, Agriculture Law Committee.  You can join the Committee and the Discussion List here.  I have restructured the subcommittees as follows: 1. Ag ADR: mediation, arbitration 2. Ag Estate/Succession Planning, Family Law, and Taxation: estate planning,succession …

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Dates For Your Calendar

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Winter is always jammed packed with agriculture conferences and livestock events.  I wish that I was in Seattle right now for the American Farm Bureau Federation (“AFBF”) annual meeting.  I’m still debating whether I will be heading to the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado next week for the Simmental Show.  It’s my favorite cattle show (and this blog made …

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