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
Edmund P. Kos is the owner of Kos & Associates, a Fort Wayne-based creditors’ rights... more
Edmund P. Kos is the owner of Kos & Associates, a Fort Wayne-based creditors’ rights firm. He concentrates his practice in the areas of creditors’ rights, banking, secured transactions, commercial litigation and bankruptcy law. In 1984, he was licensed in New York and started his career as an attorney in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. In 1986, while serving at Fort Be... 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.