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Ag Law in the Field

Jan 5, 2018

The big news in December was that Congress passed the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" and it was signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. 

Today, Kristine Tidgren is here to walk us through some of the major changes and impacts from the changes made in the bill.  We walk through some personal taxation changes...


Dec 5, 2017

2017 has been an exciting year for agricultural law.  Today, my friend Paul Goeringer, Extension Legal Specialist with the University of Maryland, joins me on a joint podcast to discuss some of the top legal stories of this year. To check out Paul's podcast, click here.

The topics we have selected for our list (and...


Nov 29, 2017

Between Syngenta corn and dicamba drift, class action litigation has been at the forefront of agricultural legal issues in recent years.  Today, my former boss, Chuck Peifer joins us to talk about class action litigation.  Chuck is the managing partner of a commercial litigation firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico,...


Nov 15, 2017

Today we continue in our water law series by focusing on surface water. If you missed the episode focused on groundwater, click here.

I'm joined by Carlos Rubenstein.  His experience in Texas water is vast, including former Rio Grande Water Master, to a Commissioner on the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to...


Nov 1, 2017

Water law is an important issue in Texas.  Today, we will be discussing Texas groundwater law with Austin-based water attorney, Doug Caroom.  

Doug and I walk through the Rule of Capture, the approach to groundwater in Texas.  We discuss regulation by local groundwater conservation districts and considerations that go...