Joshua L. Smith has recently joined the Watson Law Office, LLC. Mr. Smith received... more
Joshua L. Smith has recently joined the Watson Law Office, LLC. Mr. Smith received his law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law in 2007. While at Texas Tech Mr. Smith focused on water law and natural resources as well as civil litigation. He returned to Las Cruces and began as an associate with the law firm of Hubert & Hernandez, P.A. practicing primarily water law, administr... 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.