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Ag Law in the Field

May 15, 2018

We're talking about a topic that is important to the agricultural industry: the H2A Agricultural Guest Worker Program.  Texas A&M alum and attorney Kyle Farmer practices  in this area and is here today to help discuss the scope of the program, requirements to qualify, and the steps that must be taken in order to obtain...


May 2, 2018

Negotiating an oil and gas lease can be complex and confusing.  Today, Nicholas Miller is here to help offer some practical advice and tips for mineral owners who may be negotiating a lease agreement.  Nicholas walks us through how the leasing process typically works, what terms are usually contained in the offer letter...


Apr 17, 2018

Today, our topic is officially titled "The Regulatory Regime for Modern Plants and Animals."  We're fortunate to be joined by Drew Kershen, Professor Emeritus at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.  Drew taught Biotechnology Law and Policy for over a decade at the University of Oklahoma and is one of the...


Apr 3, 2018

Today, I'm excited to have Todd Janzen of Janzen Ag Law, an Indianapolis-based law firm.  I've had several folks ask questions about the idea of "right to repair" as it relates to tractors.  When farmers purchase equipment, it often includes software, for which the farmer technically purchases a license to use.  As part...


Mar 21, 2018

*Update:  Shortly after this podcast aired, Congress passed the Fair Agricultural Reporting Method Act within the Omnibus Spending bill.  This Act exempts emissions from animal waste at farms from being reported.*

 

He's back!  This is Jim's third appearance on the Podcast, and today he is here to talk about a really...