About Us

The Farm Office is your farm's agricultural law and farm management resource center. 

Our team of experts represent OSU Extension programs in Agricultural & Resource Law, Dairy Production Economics, Farm Busness Analysis and Benchmarking, Farm Risk Management, Ohio Ag Manager, Production Business Management and Tax.
We've collaborated to form the Farm Office, a one-stop shop for research and outreach on the legal and economic challenges of agricultural production.

The Farm Office team is (L-R):  David Marrison, Evin Bachelor (now with Wright & Moore Law), Dianne Shoemaker, Peggy Kirk Hall, Ben Brown and Barry Ward.  Absent:  Ellen Essman


Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Agricultural Risk Management
Sr. Research Associate, Agricultural & Resource Law Program
Associate Professor and Director, Agricultural & Resource Law Program
Associate Professor, Agricultural & Natural Resources Extension and Co-Leader, Ohio Ag Manager Team
Field Specialist, Dairy Production Economics
Julie Strawser
Program Assistant, OSU Extension AgNR and Farm Office
Assistant Professor, Production Business Management and Director, Income Tax Schools