Ag Law Conference for Farmers

March 3, 2009 at 11:49 am

A wide variety of legal issues relating to agriculture is the focus of a unique one day conference hosted by OSU Extension on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, in Findlay, Ohio.  The Northwest Ohio Agricultural Law Conference will feature sessions taught by attorneys on Using Flexible Farm Rental Agreements, Ohio Conservancy District Law, Legal Risk Assessment Issues, Authority over Large Livestock Operations, Farm Business Planning Strategies, and a general Agricultural Law Update.

“Operating in today’s agriculture requires legal knowledge” said Peggy Hall, attorney with OSU Extension, “and this program will help farmers and others understand important legal issues that impact agriculture.”  Joining OSU Extension in sponsoring the program are the law firms of Robison, Curphey and O’Connell in Findlay; Wright Law Company, LPA in Dublin; Ohio Farm Bureau Federation; Ag Credit and Farm Credit Services of Mid-America.

Featured speakers include Bill Beach and Kathryn Mohr of Robison, Curphey and O’Connell; Larry Gearhardt and Dave Pennington of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation; Peggy Hall of The Ohio State University Agricultural & Resource Law Program and Robert Moore of Wright Law Company, LPA.  Early registration is necessary for the conference, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at The Lighthouse Banquet Facility, 10055 W US 224 in Findlay, Ohio. A brochure and registration form are available through local OSU Extension offices or online at:

http://www.aede.osu.edu/programs/aglaw

The registration fee of $30 per person or $20 for additional family or company members covers lunch and materials. For registration questions, contact OSU Extension, Hancock County at 419.422.3851.

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