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Ag Law in the Field

Dec 5, 2019

If you have never heard the song "S Lazy H" by Corb Lund, you need to listen right now.  Click here and get a tissue.  It's a punch in the gut and the perfect way to tee up the importance of transition planning in agriculture. 

Shannon Ferrell is one of the leading experts in the United States on estate and transition...


Nov 21, 2019

Recently, a number of ag lawyers around the country were in Washington, DC for the American Agricultural Law Association.  As luck would have it, the US Supreme Court scheduled oral argument in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund, a Clean Water Act case that could have major impacts for agriculture.  You know I...


Nov 7, 2019

Fence law is one of my very favorite topics and Kyle Weldon is one of the most knowledgeable attorneys in Texas to discuss this topic.  What is the difference between open range and closed range?  When is an animal owner liable for livestock hit on the roadway?  What are the rights of a neighboring landowner who finds...


Oct 17, 2019

There are a number of common legal issues related to surface water law in Texas.  What surface water uses require a permit?  What types of uses are exempt from the TCEQ permitting process? How do we know if water on my property is state owned or not? What are the impacts of there being a "navigable stream" across my...


Oct 3, 2019

I'm so excited about this episode.  Elder law is a topic I have wanted to cover for a long time, and Kristen Porter is just the person for the job!

Kristen walks us through the basics of elder law and long-term care planning.  From considerations for how to pay for long-term care, to the basics of Medicaid, to different...