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Farm Office Live agenda and speakers for April 18
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Thursday, April 18th, 2024

The final Farm Office Live webinar of the season was Friday, April 19 and featured industry guest Tim Harpster, who talked with us about trends in farm appraisals. Also on the agenda were:

  • CAT Tax - Closing Accounts
  • Taxation of Equipment Trade-ins
  • 20204 Crop Input Outlook
  • OSU Fertilizer Survey Release
  • Dairy Margin Coverage Program
  • Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Update
  • Transferring Operating Assets
  • Update on Beneficial Ownership Reporting under the Corporate Transparency Act
  • Trends in Farm Appraisals, with industry guest and appraiser Tim Harpster

Did you miss the webinar?  No worries, you can visit go.osu.edu/farmofficelive for recordings of all Farm Office Live webinars.

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Farm Office Live agenda and speakers for March 15
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Friday, March 08th, 2024

March is already upon us and we're busy preparing for the March edition of Farm Office Live.  Grab a cup of coffee and join us next Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. for our March webinar.  We're excited to have a few industry professionals on this month for a panel discussion on the latest WASDE report and strategies for 2024 grain marketing.  The full Farm Office Live agenda includes:

  • Second Marriages and Transition Planning -- Robert Moore, Attorney, OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program
  • The New Rule for Independent Contractors -- Jeff Lewis, Attorney, OSU Income Tax Program
  • Legislative Update -- Peggy Hall, Attorney, OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program
  • 2024 Crop Input Outlook -- Barry Ward, Leader, Production Business Management
  • Industry Panel -- WASDE and Strategies for Grain Marketing, moderated by Bruce Clevenger, OSU Field Specialist in Farm Management
  • Hot Topics and Upcoming Programs -- David Marrison, Interim Director, Farm Financial Management & Policy Institute

Register for Farm Office Live at no cost through this link.  Can't attend?  We record every Farm Office Live webinar and post the recordings at https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farmofficelive.

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Farm Office Live dates for 2024
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Wednesday, January 17th, 2024

Join us for our monthly Farm Office Live webinar to hear timely updates on farm management and legal issues affecting Ohio agriculture.  The webinar is this Friday, January 19 from 10--11:30 a.m.  Here's our January line-up of topics:

  • Production and Accounting Goals -  Bruce Clevenger, Farm Management Field Specialist

  • Farm Financial Business Analysis Program Update - Clint Schroeder, Program Manager

  • Grain Marketing Update - Seungki Lee, Asst. Professor, OSU Dept. of Agricultural, Environmental & Development Economics

  • The new Ohio Farm Resolution Services Program - Peggy Hall, Director, OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program 

  • Solar Development in Ohio Update - Peggy Hall and Eric Romich, Energy Education Field Specialist 

Register for this Friday's and future Farm Office Live webinars through this link.  Can't make it this Friday?  We record all of our Farm Office Live webinars, and the recordings are available on the Farm Office website.

 

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Farm Office staff members talking to people at Farm Science Review
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Tuesday, September 19th, 2023

Here we are at the onset of Fall!  With it comes OSU's annual Farm Science Review show and the kick off of our Farm Office Live season.  We'll return to our monthly Farm Office Live webinars with a live broadcast from the Firebaugh Building at Farm Science Review this Thursday, September 21 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Our season will continue from 10--11:30 a.m. on these dates:

October 20, 2023
November 17, 2023 
December 15, 2023
January 19, 2024
February 16, 2024
March 15, 2024
April 19, 2024

Farm Office Live is a monthly webinar bringing current news and updates from our team of legal and farm management experts.  The September webinar at Farm Science Review will cover:

  • Farm succession planning update -- Robert Moore and David Marrison
  • Budget outlook and land survey information -- Barry Ward
  • Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Program update -- Eric Richer
  • OSU Farm Business Analysis Program -- Clint Schroeder
  • Tax law news -- Jeff Lewis

Join us on October 20 for these topics:

  • State and federal legislation -- Peggy Hall
  • Federal farm program information -- David Marrison
  • Farm inputs outlook -- Barry Ward
  • Farm Bill update -- Farm Office team
  • Upcoming Farm Office Programs -- Bruce Clevenger

We hope you'll join us! There is no cost to attend the Zoom webinars, but registration is necessary.  Learn more, catch archived webinars and register for the upcoming fall and winter webinars through this page:  https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farmofficelive

 

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Farm Office team members on webinar screen
By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Tuesday, March 14th, 2023

It's almost as fun as basketball!  Join the OSU Extension Farm Office team for the March Madness Edition of Farm Office Live on Friday, March 17 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. This monthly webinar delivers the latest on current farm management and agricultural law issues for Ohio farmers and agribusiness professionals.

Here's what we'll be covering:

  • Legislative Update (Peggy Hall)
  • New Postnuptial Agreement Legislation (Robert Moore)
  • Selling Timber--Call Before You Cut (Dave Apsley)
  • Update on Crop Input Costs and Crop Budget Outlook for 2023 (Barry Ward)
  • Sales Tax Exemption Issues (Jeff Lewis)
  • Spring Crop Insurance Update (Eric Richer)
  • Emergency Relief Program (David Marrison)

There is no fee to attend Farm Office Live, but attendees need to register at go.osu.edu/farmofficelive.  We hope to see you there!

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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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Tractor preparing fields for planting season, with Farm Office Live information overlay.
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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Young goat standing on a pile of hay in a snowy field with Farm Office Live agenda overlay.
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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Snowy field underneath partly cloudy sky with overlay of Farm Office Live details.
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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