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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Four Things to Make Your New Job a Success

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Getting a job begins a major chapter in your life. As you navigate this new territory, we are here to help ensure a prosperous transition. To protect the future you are creating, you need proper financial and estate planning. As you move through this new phase of your life, there are several things you ought to get or review to …

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Episode 14 of Ag Law Today: Insurance

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I speak about all things insurance with agriculture law legend Prof. Jesse Richardson on this episode of Ag Law Today.  There are so many kinds of insurance that affect farmers, rancher and agri-business owners.  Such a great conversation.  Don’t forget to subscribe on YouTube and iTunes.

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Cari’s Checklist on What to Do if a Loved One Dies

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Besides contacting Rincker Law or your probate attorney, there are a few things to keep in mind when a loved one passes.  I posted my checklist on JD Supra here.

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Top 5 Legal Issues for Illinois Farmers in 2017

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I am speaking this morning to the Macon Co. Farm Bureau in Decatur, Illinois.  Here my Top 5 Legal Issues for 2017 (can you guess what they are?): [slideshare id=73385005&doc=maconco-170320224504]

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Looking for Some Weekend Reading?

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My book is a pretty quick read.  I did my best to break down complex food and agriculture law concepts for the farmer or food entrepreneur.  You can find it for sale here.  It’s 400 pages of fun to review over the weekend before the holiday rush begins!

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Free CLE: Counseling the Local Food Movement (Part One)

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I gave this presentation to Lawline last Thursday.  It was the first part of a two part series on “Counseling the Local Food Movement.”  I discussed the history of direct farm marketing, current trends, cottage food operations (i.e., home based food processing), liability and insurance.   You can listen to my presentation and get a FREE CLE by clicking here. …

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Upcoming Lawline Presentations on New York Local Food Law

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I enjoyed giving my presentation last week on how to start and build a food and agriculture law practice.  I will be posting the presentation on this blog in upcoming weeks.  As a reminder, here are the two coming up on local food law: Counseling the Local Food Movement (Part I):  October 24, 2013 from 4-5pm.  I’ll be giving an …

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Upcoming Lawline Series on Food and Agriculture Law Topics

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I’m very excited to announce that I will be putting on a three part food and agriculture law series with Lawline. These will be the first food and agriculture law presentations on Lawline. It is FREE to come to the live recording of the lecture.  The recording will later be available on lawline.com, along with some other great law lectures. …

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Some Thoughts on Bull Leases

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Here are some terms to think about in your bull lease between the bull owner (the lessor) and cattlemen who will be leasing the bull (the lessee): Term: The term of the breeding season should be listed (e.g., March 1 to June 30, July 1 to September 1). Number of Bulls:  Note the number of bulls leased from the lessor …

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Questions Farmers Should Ask When Reading Farmers’ Market Rules

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As noted in my last post, I have enjoyed reading Prof. Neil Hamilton’s publication titled “Farmers’ Markets:  Rules, Regulations and Opportunities.”  He includes a nice list of questions for farmers/vendors to ask themselves when reviewing the Market Rules for a particular farmers’ market which include: (1) Who sponsors the farmers’ market? (2) How long as the farmers’ market been established? …

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Legal Issues Pertaining to Farmers Markets and its “Market Rules”

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I had a chance recently to review Prof. Neil Hamilton’s publication titled “Farmers’ Markets:  Rules, Regulations and Opportunities.”  Though it was drafted nearly a decade ago, he does a nice job highlighting legal issues relevant to todays’ farmers markets. As Prof. Hamilton states, it’s important for the farmer to clearly understand the “Market Rules” (or “Statement of Rules”) for each …

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