Lawline Presentation on New York Farm Animal Welfare Law

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I will be giving a Lawline presentation tomorrow, November 12, 2015 from 3:30 to 4:30pm on New York Farm animal welfare law.  The live webcast is tomorrow but the recording will be available via Lawline later.  Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) credit is available.  This outline (posted on my JD Supra page) is New York specific but my presentation does talk …

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NY Animal Law: Horse Transportation

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There are a statutory provisions in the New York Agric. & Mtks Act specific to horse breeders. Under Section 359-a(1), every vehicle utilized for the transportation of more than six horses shall meet the following requirements: The interiors of compartments containing horses shall be constructed of smooth materials, containing no sharp objects or protrusions which are hazardous; The floors shall …

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Part I: Debrief From NYFB Farm Animal Welfare Conference

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If you have been following my blog then you know that last Thursday I was a panelist for the New York Farm Bureau (“NYFB”) farm animal welfare conference in Albany titled “What Every Livestock Owner Needs to Know . . . A Positive Approach.”  There was a great crew of speakers for the event including Patrick Hooker, the New York …

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Farmers’ Markets in the Tri-State Area

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Though I love all types of agriculture production and sales, I have always been a fan of farmers’ markets.  Perhaps its because I grew up helping my grandparents shuck fresh corn-on-the-cob, pick pumpkin blossoms, and sell cherry tomatoes to neighbors, but have always felt that farmers’ markets are a great way for the American consumer to reconnect with the amazing …

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