Mar 4, 2015
OSU Extension's Peggy Kirk Hall and Robert Moore of law firm Wright & Moore Co. LPA will partner to offer a Farm Law Workshop Series this March. The three-night series will include the following sessions:
Feb 12, 2015
OSU's Small Farm Conferences will again include legal sessions this year. At the "Opening Doors to Success" Small Farm Conference in Wilmington, Ohio on March 13--14, 2015, OSU's Peggy Kirk Hall will present two sessions: Using “Free” Labor on Your Farm: Laws You Need to Know and Should You be an LLC? Legal Considerations for Organizing Your Business.
Jan 28, 2015
COLUMBUS, Ohio - As farmers and landowners consider options to include in new or renewed land leases, understanding how to use data in negotiations and how to apply legal information to leasing practices could help make the process easier for both sides, experts say.
Nov 25, 2014
OSU’s Agricultural & Resource Law Program is pleased to announce its Ohio Food, Agriculture and Environmental Law Webinar Series, offering monthly legal webinars on issues of importance to Ohio agriculture.
The webinars will feature national and state experts discussing legal issues of importance to Ohio agriculture, beginning on December 12 with Big Data and UAVs: Legal Issues for Agriclture by attorney John Dillard of Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PLLC of Washington, DC. Other topics in the series will include:
Oct 15, 2014
Ohio State University Extension’s Agricultural and Resource Law program has partnered with a group of universities in the creation of a new Agricultural and Food Law Consortium that will work to research regional and national agricultural law issues.
Oct 1, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Although the Lake Erie algae problems that contaminated Toledo’s water supply in early August have subsided, the crisis raised questions about animal manure application on farmland in Ohio and how it may have contributed to the problem.
Sep 8, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio – While the appeal of using unmanned aerial systems by farmers and growers to aid in farm operations is growing in popularity, before you launch a drone over your crops to gauge field conditions, be aware that doing so could result in a hefty fine from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Jul 30, 2014
OSU's Agricultural & Resource Law Program has received a grant from the Ohio State Bar Foundation to establish the Ohio Land Use Law Academy in 2015. The Ohio Land Use Law Academy will prepare local officials in Ohio townships and counties to make land use decisions that are equitable and based in law.
Jun 26, 2014
The case law section of the Oil & Gas Law Library has been updated with recent court cases and brief descriptions of what happened. You can find it here.
May 21, 2014
OSU Ag & Resource Law Program's Peggy Hall and Clif Little of OSU Extension will speak on shale development leasing issues in Charleston, West Virginia on May 29. Information about the program is available here.