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Have you planned for the future of your farm?
Learn more about our 2016 Planning the Future of Your Farm workshops on our "News" page.
Farmland Leasing Workshops
Don't miss our farmland leasing workshops!
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The national Agricultural & Food Law Consortium is hosting its third Mid-South Agricultural & Environmental Law Conference on April 22, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee. Don't let the title fool you--the program has much to offer Ohio attorneys, including a presentation on legal issues in agricultural nutrient management by OSU's Peggy Kirk Hall. Ohio State is a member of the Consortium. Visit http://nationalaglawcenter.org/midsouthcle2016/ for details.
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Agricultural Law & Taxation


  1. Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshops to be Held across Ohio in 2016

    Jan 26, 2016

    What does it take to successfully pass on the farm business to the next generation? It takes a lot of hard work, time and communication to make a successful management transfer. The Farm Transition Team of OSU Extension is pleased to be offering a series of workshops across Ohio to help farm families plan for the transition of their business to the next generation.

  2. Produce Safety Rule to Change the Way Fresh Fruit, Vegetables Are Grown and Handled

    Jan 14, 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ever since the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011 and the act’s Produce Safety Rule was proposed two years later, fruit and vegetable growers have waited for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to finalize the regulations they will be expected to follow on the farm.

  3. Farmland Leasing Workshops Offered Throughout Ohio

    Dec 30, 2015

    Ohio State University Extension will offer four Farmland Leasing Workshops throughout Ohio this upcoming February, 2016.

    The three hour workshops will include topics of interest to both landowners and farm operators, such as factors affecting leasing options and rental rates, analyzing rent survey data and legal requirements and provisions for farm leases.  The speakers will help attendees consider how to use data in negotiations and to apply legal information to leasing practices.