Farm Office Live

By: Jeffrey K. Lewis, Esq., Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

The 2023 Farm Office Live Season kicks off this Friday, January 20, 2023, from 10:00 - 11:30 AM.  Our team of specialists and attorneys will be presenting on: 

  • Federal Program Updates
  • Upcoming Programming
  • Power of Attorney Documents
  • Legislative and Regulatory Documents
  • Crop Inputs and Budget for 2023
  • Timely Tax Issues

The monthly Farm Office Live webinar is always free, and registration is available at go.osu.edu/farmofficelive.  Register once and you'll receive notices of all of our 2023 webinars. The registration site also houses our archive of all Farm Office Live webinar recordings and materials.

Farm Office Live agenda and registration information
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

It's time for another Farm Office Live this Friday, December 16 at 10 a.m.!   We hope you'll join us for this final Farm Office Live webinar of 2022, where our OSU team of farm management specialists David Marrison and Eric Richer and ag attorneys Robert Moore and Peggy Hall will provide updates and insights on these topics:

  • Legislative update
  • Year end balance sheet strategies
  • Time to review estate plans
  • Federal farm program update
  • Ohio beginner farmer income tax credit update
  • Upcoming OSU programs

The monthly Farm Office Live webinar is always free, and registration is available at go.osu.edu/farmofficelive.  Register once and you'll  receive notices of our 2023 webinars, too. The registration site also houses our archive of all Farm Office Live webinar recordings and materials.

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By: Jeffrey K. Lewis, Esq., Tuesday, April 19th, 2022

April showers brings . . . Farm Office Live! That's right, this month's Farm Office Live returns this week! Catch up on all the recent legal, tax, and farm management information that affects your farm office! 

The Farm Office Team of Dianne Shoemaker, David Marrison, Peggy Kirk Hall, Barry Ward, Robert Moore, and Jeff Lewis will provide an update and disscussion on: 

  • State and Federal Legislation 
  • LLC Liability Protection 
  • 2021 Midwest Farm Performance
  • Fertilizer and Crop Budgets
  • FSA Programs
  • The Ohio General Assembly's Website 

Catch Farm Office Live this Friday, April 22 from 10:00 - 11:30 AM.  Unable to make it? Not registered? Don't worry because you can register for, or watch a replay of, this month's Farm Office Live at go.osu.edu/farmofficelive. We look forward to seeing you there! 

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By: Jeffrey K. Lewis, Esq., Monday, March 14th, 2022

It's that time again, Farm Office Live comes back this week! We have all the recent legal, tax, and farm management information to help you spring into the new season.    

Our program this month will feature agricultural economist, Seungki Lee, PhD, Associate Professor AEDE, who will be providing a grain marketing outlook.  The Farm Office Team of Dianne Shoemaker, David Marrison, Peggy Kirk Hall, Barry Ward, and Robert Moore will follow with discussion and updates on: 

  • Farm Service Agency Programs  
  • Federal Tax Law 
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Finanical Efficiency for Grain Farms
  • Fertilizer
  • Crop Budgets Look-Ahead

We are offering Farm Office Live this Wednesday, March 16 from 7 - 8:30 pm, and again on Friday, March 18 from 10 - 11:30 am.  Register or catch the recorded version at https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farmofficelive

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By: Jeffrey K. Lewis, Esq., Saturday, February 12th, 2022

It's that time again, Farm Office Live is right around the corner! We have all the hottest legal, tax, and farm management information to help you continue to emerge from "the" winter event of the season, so far.  

Our program this month will feature Chris Bruynis, PhD, Associate Professor and Extension Educator, sharing information on the 2022 ARC/PLC Program decision.  The Farm Office Team of Dianne Shoemaker, David Marrison, Peggy Kirk Hall, and Barry Ward will follow with discussion and updates on: 

  • Fertilizer price and rental rates 
  • Financial standards 
  • The Federal Farm Program 
  • State and federal legislation 

We are offering Farm Office Live this Wednesday, February 16 from 7 - 8:30 pm, and again on Friday, February 18 from 10 - 11:30 am.  Register or catch the recorded version at https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farmofficelive

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Farm Office Live program
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

The holidays are fast approaching, but we're still at work gathering information for this week's Farm Office Live.  Give yourself the gift of catching up on legal, tax, and farm management information that affects your farm office! 

Our program this week will feature Cheryl Turner, State Statistician with USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, sharing Ohio agricultural census and survey data.  The Farm Office team of Dianne Shoemaker, David Marrison, Peggy Kirk Hall, and Barry Ward will follow Cheryl with discussion on:

  • 2022 Dairy Margin Coverage and Supplemental Coverage
  • Ohio meat processing grants and federal programs
  • State and federal legislation
  • Farm taxes
  • Looking ahead to 2022

We'll offer Farm Office Live this Wednesday, December 15 from 7--8:30 pm and again on Friday, December 17 from 10--11:30 am.  Register or catch our replay at go.osu.edu/farmofficelive.

 

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OSU Farm Science Review
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Farm Science Review is back!  OSU's Farm Office Team will be there, and we'll broadcast the next Farm Office Live from our farm office at the Review.  We can't promise we'll be able to ignore biscuits and gravy, pork tenderloins, bahama mamas, or milkshakes during Farm Office Live, but we can promise you updates on recent developments in the world of farm management and agricultural law. 

The broadcast will be on Thursday, September 23 beginning at 10 a.m.  Here's what's on the agenda:

  • Carbon market programs and carbon agreements

  •  Legislative update

  • 2022 crop budgets

  • 2020 Farm Business Analysis program results from crop farms

  • Ohio cash rental rates

  • Dairy Market Volatility Assistance Program

  • Highlights of FSR and upcoming programs

Who's on the Farm Office Live Team? OSU experts ready to help farmers, landowners and agribusiness professionals navigate the issues we all deal with in the farm office.  Our team includes:

  • Peggy Kirk Hall - Agricultural Law

  • David Marrison - Farm Management 

  • Dianne Shoemaker - Farm Business Analysis and Dairy Production

  • Barry Ward - Farm Management and Tax 

To learn more and register for Farm Office Live, visit https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farmofficelive.  Recordings of our previous Farm Office Live webinars are also available at that site.

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By: Jeffrey K. Lewis, Esq., Monday, August 23rd, 2021

"Farm Office Live" returns August 27, 2021, at 10:00 AM with special appearances by Ben Brown and attorney Robert Moore! Tune in to get the latest outlook and updates on ag law, farm management, ag economics, farm business analysis, and other related issues. Targeted to farmers and agri-business stakeholders, our specialists digest the latest news and issues and present it in an easy-to-understand format.

Special Guests

Ben Brown - A former member of the OSU Farm Office Team, Ben's areas of expertise include farm management, commodity markets, and agricultural policy.

Robert Moore, Esq. - A former OSU Extension employee, Robert now practices agricultural law at Wright & Moore, with a focus on farm succession planning, estate planning, and business planning. 

August Topics: 

  • Tax Proposals

  • Tax Planning in the Midst of Uncertainty - Robert Moore, Esq. 

  • Ohio Cropland Values & Cash Rents 

  • FSA Program Update 

  • Grain Marketing Update - Ben Brown

  • Your Questions

To register or to view a previous "Farm Office Live," please visit https://go.osu.edu/farmofficelive. You will receive a reminder with your personal link to join each month. 

The Farm Office is a one-stop shop for navigating the legal and economic challenges of agricultural production. For more information visit https://farmoffice.osu.edu or contact Julie Strawser at strawser.35@osu.edu or call 614.292.2433

 
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Farm Office Team on Zoom Webinar
By: Jeffrey K. Lewis, Esq., Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

"Farm Office Live" returns this summer as an opportunity for you to get the latest outlook and updates on ag law, farm management, ag economics, farm business analysis, and other related issues.  Targeted to farmers and agri-business stakeholders, our specialists digest the latest news and issues and present it in an easy-to-understand format.

The live broadcast is presented monthly.  In months where two shows are scheduled, one will be held in the morning and one in the evening.  Each session is recorded and posted on the OSU Extension Farm Office YouTube channel for later viewing.

Current Schedule:

July 23, 2021 10:00 - 11:30 am  December 17, 2021 10:00 - 11:30 am 
August 27, 2021 10:00 - 11:30 am  January 19, 2022 7:00 - 8:30 pm 
September 23, 2021 10:00 - 11:30 am  January 21, 2022 10:00 - 11:30 am 
October 13, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm  Februrary 16, 2022 7:00 - 8:30 pm 
October 15, 2021 10:00 - 11:30 am  February 18, 2022 10:00 - 11:30 am 
November 17, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm  March 16, 2022 7:00 - 8:30 pm 
November 19, 2021 10:00 - 11:30 am  March 18, 2022  10:00 - 11:30 am 
December 15, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm  April 20, 2022 7:00 - 8:30 pm 

Topics we will discuss in upcoming webinars include:

  • Coronavirus Food Assitance Program (CFAP) 
  • Legislative Proposals and Accompanying Tax Provisions
  • Outlook on Crop Input Costs and Profit Margins 
  • Outlook on Cropland Values and Cash Rents 
  • Tax Issues That May Impact Farm Businesses 
  • Legal Trends
  • Legislative Updates
  • Farm Business Management and Analysis
  • Farm Succession & Estate Planning
 

To register or to view a previous "Farm Office Live," please visit https://go.osu.edu/farmofficelive. You will receive a reminder with your personal link to join each month. 

The Farm Office is a one-stop shop for navigating the legal and economic challenges of agricultural production. For more information visit https://farmoffice.osu.edu or contact Julie Strawser at strawser.35@osu.edu or call 614.292.2433

OSU's Farm Office Live team of Dianne Shoemaker, Barry Ward, Peggy Kirk Hall and David Marrison
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Tuesday, February 02nd, 2021

Wondering what's happening with CFAP, the Paycheck Protection Program, and Executive Orders?  So is the Farm Office team, and we're ready to provide you with updates.  Join us this month for Farm Office Live on Wednesday, February 10 from 7--8:30 p.m. and again on Friday, February 12 from 10--11:30 a.m., when we'll cover economic and legal issues affecting Ohio agriculture, including:

  • Status of the Coranivirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)
  • Update on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
  • Tax credits information
  • Executive Orders that may impact agriculture
  • Legal update on small refinery exemptions
  • Farm Business Analysis program results
  • Legislative update
  • Your questions

To register for the free event, visit this link:  go.osu.edu/farmofficelive.

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