Program News

  1. Catch Robert Moore's national webinar on estate planning challenges

    Feb 2, 2023

    Robert Moore is set to present for the National Agricultural Law Center webinar series this month. Join Robert as he discusses estate planning challenges and strategies for farm families on February 15 at noon. Register for the free webinar at

  2. Need help starting a food business?

    Jan 5, 2023

    Join us for a free, three-part webinar series in 2023 on "Starting a Food Business."  Our OSU team will introduce you to what you need to know about selling your farm-raised and home-based food products directly to consumers and retailers.  Details and registration information are available at

  3. Farm field and title page for Long-Term Care and the Farm publication

    Dealing with the risk of long-term care

    Dec 14, 2022

    Do you worry about how long-term care could affect your farm?  Robert Moore examines long-term care needs and risks in our newest publication, and offers legal strategies for protecting farm assets.  Read Long-Term Care and the Farm here.

  4. Register now for our Planning for the Future of Your Farm workshops

    Dec 3, 2022

    Sound farm transition planning is a critical need for Ohio farms!  Join Robert Moore and David Marrison in a workshop that can help you plan for the transition and future of your farm. Visit this page for information on the webinar series beginning in January and in person workshops coming up in December and January.

  5. Farmland scene and title of new publication on Keeping Farmland in the Family

    Legal strategies can keep farmland in the family

    Nov 1, 2022

    Long-term care, divorce, and poor estate planning are a few of the risks to keeping farmland in the family, but legal strategies can reduce these risks.  Our new publication explains five strategies for keeping farmland in the family for future generations. Read it here.

  6. Toy tractor and stacks of coins in a field of soil

    Learn about farm income taxes on November 17

    Oct 10, 2022

    It's time for our annual webinar focused on farm income taxes!  Learn from OSU's Barry Ward and David Marrison and Purdue's Michael Langemeir on November 17 from 6:30--8:30 p.m. in a live webinar.  A recording will also be available.  For registration, visit

  7. Law bulletin on beginning farmer income tax credits

    Beginning Farmer Tax Credits expected in 2023

    Oct 5, 2022

    The Beginning Farmer Bill passed in Ohio earlier this year will provide income tax credits for transfers of agricultural assets to certified beginning farmers. The Ohio Department of Agriculture is currently developing procedures that will implement the new law in 2023.  Learn about the law in our latest law bulletin, Ohio's Beginning Farmer Income Tax Credits.

  8. Income tax return form

    2022 OSU Income Tax Schools

    Sep 9, 2022

    We're back! OSU Income Tax Schools is ready to help equip tax preparers with the information and guidance necessary as they prepare for the upcoming tax season. OSU Income Tax Schools will help preparers learn about issues they may encounter when filling individual and small business tax returns for 2022.

  9. It's a New Season of Farm Office Live!

    Sep 1, 2022

    Join us live from Farm Science Review to kick off our new season of Farm Office Live monthly webinars on Thursday, September 22 at 10:00 am.  This month, we'll discuss renewable energy development in Ohio, crop input costs and margins outlook and implications for farmland rents and values, mitigating long term care risk, the employee retention tax credit, and will provide an update on federal farm programs.  Register once for the season of monthly webinars at

  10. Check out our "Planning for the Future of Your Farm" bulletins

    Aug 12, 2022

    A new series of bulletins from our legal team!  We explain the legal tools and strategies that can help you plan for the future of your farm.  Read the ten-part series on wills, trusts, business entities, gifting, avoiding probate, advance directives, and strategies for transferring assets here.