Program News

  1. OSU Partners on Ag & Food Law Legal Education Conference

    Mar 14, 2017

    We invite attorneys to join us in Memphis, TN for a continuing legal education conference addressing issues for agricultural law practitioners.  For an agenda and registration information, visit this link.

  2. Conference will Review Strategies and Issues for Ohio Agritourism Operators

    Mar 10, 2017

    Ohio State University Extension and Wright & Moore Law Co. LPA will offer a daylong conference for agritourism operators on April 5, 2017 in Waldo, Ohio. Topics include issues related to agritourism in Ohio such as liability management, financial analysis, planning an agritourism activity, marketing, hiring laws, making school tours easier, and zoning. Speakers include OSU Extension professionals, attorneys, a farm business consultant, and a land use consultant. Join us for a day of education and idea sharing.

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  3. Agritourism Law Bulletin Available

    Feb 28, 2017

    Our Law Bulletin on Agritourism explains the liability, zoning and property tax components of Ohio's new Agritourism Law.  The bulletin is available for download or printing here.

  4. Agricultural Law Program Welcomes Chris Hogan as Second Law Fellow

    Feb 21, 2017

    We're pleased to welcome Chris Hogan as our second Law Fellow with the Agricultural & Resource Law Program.  Funded through our partnership with the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium administered by the National Agricultural Law Center, Chris will conduct legal research and outreach projects on state and federal issues in agriculture.  

  5. Ellen Essman Joins OSU's Agricultural Law Program

    Feb 14, 2017

    Welcome to Ellen Essman, our first Law Fellow funded through OSU's partnership in the Agricultural and Food Law Consortium with the National Agricultural Law Center.  Law Fellows will conduct legal research projects for the Consortium and assist with the Agricultural & Resource Law Program's outreach efforts.  

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    Hall Receives Excellence in Ag Law Award

    Oct 12, 2016

    The American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) has honored Peggy Kirk Hall with its Excellence in Agricultural Law Award for Academia during the annual symposium in Oklahoma City on October 6 through 8.  The award recognizes AALA members for outstanding contributions to the legal profession and the agricultural community.  

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    2016 Tax School Available November and December in Multiple Locations Throughout Ohio

    Oct 10, 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – How to deal with tax liabilities in the event of the death of a taxpayer and how to report financial distress are among the topics to be discussed during the upcoming Tax School workshop series offered throughout November and December by tax experts with the IRS and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.

  8. Webinar Offers Insight on Tax Issues for Farmers, Rural Landowners

    Oct 3, 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University will offer a daylong webinar Dec. 19 on the special issues with farm tax returns for farmers, farm representatives and rural landowners.

  9. Information on Ohio's New Agritourism Laws

    Aug 3, 2016

    Ohio recently enacted SB75 creating new laws for agritourism operators.  Learn how the laws affect agritourism in this blog post and by viewing our recorded webinar here.   A handout of the webinar slides is available here.  

  10. Learn About Wetland Legal Issues for Agriculture

    Jul 14, 2016

    The Ag & Food Law Consortium is sponsoring a webinar on "CWA, 404 and WOTUS: Navigating Wetlands Issues in Agriculture" on Wednesday, July 20 at noon.  Attorney Sharon Mattox, who has counseled clients through the wetlands regulatory process, will address CWA regulatory methodsand navigating the CWA wetlands program and provide an update on the federal courts, including the recent Supreme Court decision in Hawkes v. Army Corps of Engineers and the WOTUS final rule.  The webinar is free and does not require registration, but capacity is limited.

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