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Ag Law in the Field

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...


Sep 19, 2019

I've been trying to get J Pete Laney on the show for years, and today we made it happen!  He's here to give us a rundown of some of the key bills coming out of the 2019 Texas Legislative session for Texas agriculture.  From hemp to feral hogs, brackish groundwater to rollback taxes, J Pete gets us up to date on the new...


Sep 5, 2019

I'm really excited to have Benjamin Needham on the podcast today to give us a real "boots on the ground" look at the importance of good surface use agreements.  In his role as a registered landman representing a large land and mineral owner in the Texas Panhandle he has seen first hand some of the issues that can...