Episode 44 of Ag Law Today: Renewable Energy on the Farm

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Loved this conversation with Todd Janzen, an agriculture lawyer based in Indianapolis with Janzen Schroeder Ag Law, on this episode of Ag Law Today.  We are talking all things renewable energy.  You can listen to the podcast on YouTube here.

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Episode 44 of Ag Law Today: Renewable Energy on the Farm

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Loved this conversation with Todd Janzen, an agriculture lawyer based in Indianapolis with Janzen Schroeder Ag Law, on this episode of Ag Law Today.  We are talking all things renewable energy.  You can listen to the podcast on YouTube here.

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Beef Roundtable Appearance on Farm Estate and Succession Planning

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Hey, I’m a YouTuber!  I was a guest this fall on the Purdue University Beef Roundtable on farm estate and succession planning along with Dr. Paige Pratt.  You can check out the video here.

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Are you a “DBA” in Illinois?

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There are several food and agriculture businesses that are a sole proprietorship or general partnership that operate as a DBA.  For example, my own cattle business is really Cari Rincker d/b/a Rincker Cattle Co.  My parents’ cattle operation is Curt & Pam Rincker d/b/a Rincker Simmentals.  DBA’s are ubiquitous in the food and agriculture industry.  However, have you cross your …

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Upcoming Lawline Presentation on Veterinary Feed Directive

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[slideshare id=67083532&doc=overviewoftheveterinaryfeeddirective-161012174759] This presentation was created for the upcoming Lawline.com presentation titled “Lawyer’s Guide to the Veterinary Feed Directive.” The Lawline presentation will be on November 3, 2016 at 3:30pm ET.  It is a more expanded presentation from the one that I gave a few weeks ago in Oklahoma City, OK at the American Agriculture Law Association (“AALA”) Annual Meeting. …

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Presentation on Common Agriculture Contacts

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[slideshare id=64362431&doc=overviewofcommonagriculturecontracts-7-25-16-160725160412] I will be going through the above presentation for a live webcast this Thursday at 3:30pm ET via Lawline.  The recording will be available soon after my presentation via Lawline. You can register for the live webcast here. In this presentation, I will be discussing a few of the major contractual issues that affect production agriculture including agriculture production …

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Transcript from Keynote Presentation and Direct Farm Marketing Roundtable

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Last fall, I had the pleasure of giving the Keynote address at the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Agriculture Law & Policy Symposium.  My presentation from my “National Agriculture Law Update” is found here. I was also on a roundtable discussing direct farm marketing.  The presentation materials are found here. Recently, the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy published …

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Alleged Violation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Overview of a “Charge Letter”

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Retailers who accept SNAP benefits, also known as food stamps, are subject to random inspections by undercover United State Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) inspectors.  The undercover inspectors check to see if retailers are selling unauthorized items or if the retailer is involved in trafficking, which is the exchange of money for food stamps. In the event that the undercover investigator …

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Alleged Violation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Creating an Effective Training Policy for Retailers Accepting SNAP Benefits

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One of the most important parts of becoming an authorized retailer that accepts SNAP benefits is to ensure that employees are properly trained in the policies of accepting food stamps.  The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) requires that all SNAP authorized firms be able to demonstrate that there is an established training policy in place as well as a …

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Recording Available for Food & Ag Law Insurance CLE

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One of the most common questions that I get from food and farm clients has to do with insurance.  It affects every kind of business (including law practices!).  It’s important for food and agriculture lawyers to have a cursory understanding on the breadth of issues that can arise with insurance in dealing with food and agriculture clients.  Because of this, …

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Recording Available for ABA Webinar on Intellectual Property for the Food and Ag Lawyer

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For those of you who missed it, the recording of the intellectual property (“IP”) webinar that I moderated for the American Bar Association (“ABA”) General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division’s Agriculture Law Committee last November is now available for purchase.  Even though I love participating in the live webcasts in case I have a question to ask, recordings are …

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Alleged Violation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Compliance Policy for SNAP Regulations

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Any business licensed to accept SNAP benefits must have a training policy in place to teach employees appropriate procedures for accepting food stamps.  Having a good training policy is only helpful if SNAP authorized retailers also have a compliance policy in effect to ensure that the regulations are being properly followed. Compliance policies that the United States Department of Agriculture …

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