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Ag Law in the Field

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...


Aug 8, 2019

Crop insurance is an extremely important risk management tool for agricultural producers.  From multi-peril crop policies to pasture, range and forage insurance, to crop-hail coverage, there are a number of policies that can be written to protect an operation.  Today, Rebecca Wann from Cross Bar W Crop Insurance joins...


Jul 25, 2019

If you're like me, terms like "block chain" and "whole genome sequencing" are confusing.  What are these things?  How do the work?  How do they apply to food safety?  How will this impact us at the farm level?

John Dillard, a Principal Attorney at OFW Law in Washington, DC, is on the show to help us answer all of these...


Jul 11, 2019

Solar leases are growing in popularity around Texas, and I've gotten a number of questions and requests for information from landowners interested in this topic.  I'm thrilled to have Parks Brown, a San Antonio-based attorney, here with us to talk to us about solar lease agreements and offer his best tips...