Egg Sales in Illinois

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Generally speaking, there are two ways an egg producer can sell their flock’s eggs in Illinois. Under Illinois law, producers can sell eggs produced by their own flock directly to household consumers for their personal use without a license or inspection if the eggs are sold directly from the premises where the eggs are produced. If, however you wish to …

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Episode 48 of Ag Law Today: Farm and Agribusiness Insurance

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Loved this convo about insurance for farms, ranches and agri-businesses with both Derek Hayden and Andrew Deedrich on this episode of Ag Law Today.

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Episode 47 of Ag Law Today: Farm Succession Stories

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In this episode of Ag Law Today, hear me interview Brian Schaumburg on farm succession planning on this episode of Ag Law Today.   Don’t forget to subscribe to Ag Law Today on YouTube so you don’t miss a beat.  You can watch this episode or other episodes of Ag Law Today (via Purdue University Extension). More info on Ag …

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Ask Ruth: Egg Sales in Illinois

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Generally speaking, there are two ways an egg producer can sell their flock’s eggs in Illinois. Under Illinois law, producers can sell eggs produced by their own flock directly to household consumers for their personal use without a license or inspection if the eggs are sold directly from the premises where the eggs are produced. If, however you wish to …

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What You Need to Know about Hiring Seasonal Employees

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Summer is a popular time for businesses to hire temporary workers. Restaurants, golf clubs, resorts, amusement parks, and other warm-weather entertainment destinations depend on the summer months to boost their bottom line for the entire year. Despite the current labor shortage in some areas, this summer is expected to see a hot labor market as people emerge from pandemic lockdowns …

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Ask Cari: What You Need to Know about Buy-Sell Agreements

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If you are a business owner, you probably worry about your bottom line, employee retention, and health insurance premiums, but have you also considered what will happen to your business if you are in an accident? What if your business partner gets divorced and your partner’s ex-spouse is awarded part ownership of the business and wants to make decisions affecting …

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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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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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4 Reasons to Consider Changing Your Business Structure

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As your small business expands and evolves, it may make sense to consider changing its structure. Many small businesses start out as sole proprietorships or partnerships, with only one or two owners and no employees. Over time, as your business grows and changes, a more complex business structure may become beneficial. There are several key considerations in deciding whether a …

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Episode 20 of Ag Law Today: Produce Safety Rule

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Hear Cari talk the Produce Safety Rule with fellow food and agriculture lawyer, Lauren Handel with Handel Food Law, on this episode of Ag Law Today.  Don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes and/or YouTube so you don’t miss a beat!

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Episode 19 of Ag Law Today: Direct Farm Marketing

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Loved this conversation with fellow Illinois food and agriculture lawyer, Rich Schell, on all things direct farm marketing.  Don’t forget to subscribe on YouTube or iTunes.  Links are also posted on my Podcasts page here.

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