I am a private practice attorney serving the legal needs of America’s agricultural... more
I am a private practice attorney serving the legal needs of America’s agricultural industry, representing farmers and agribusinesses. I have served as the past chair of Indiana State Bar’s Agricultural Law Section and I currently am the chairman of the ABA’s Agricultural Management Committee. I regularly author articles about legal issues affecting agriculture, which are published on my own web... view profile
Agriculture law sets rules for cultivating soil and planting, raising, and harvesting crops. Other regulated activities include dairy farming, poultry farming, and ranching. With the increasing use of biotechnology and biochemical engineering, agricultural activities can have a major impact on the environment. Because we are exposed to so many agricultural products (flowers, plants, wood, fish, eggs, milk, leather, fruit, vegetables, meat, sugar, plastic, cotton, fabric, fuels, and pharmaceuticals, to name a few), agriculture law includes many safety and quality control regulations. If you are concerned about a farming practice or process, an agriculture lawyer can help.