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Ag Law in the Field

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 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...


Aug 3, 2017

Today, we are in for a treat.  Pat Dillon is our guest to share some of his best true stories from his small town Iowa law practice.  Pat's law office is located in Sumner, Iowa, population 2,000.

After attending Iowa State University, serving in the Army, and graduating from Drake University School of Law, Pat moved...


Jul 27, 2017

Today, our topic is one of huge importance for Texas landowners and involves the rights of surface owners dealing with oil and gas production on their property.  Our guest is F. Parks Brown, an attorney with Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett & Burton, PLLC whose practice focuses on representing Texas land and mineral...


Jun 29, 2017

Judd Gardner and I have been friends for almost 20 years and I am very excited to have him on the podcast today to talk about the Farm Bill.  You will see quickly that he is extremely well versed in farm policy and the 2014 Farm Bill.

Judd grew up on his family ranch in Central New Mexico, attended Clarendon College,...