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Grain and Feed Companies

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Ag Technology Providers

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Food 

 

Processors

 

Commodity Transportation 

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Seed Companies

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Industry Trade Organizations


Services Provided

Contract Drafting

  • Buy/sell and other traditional contracts
  • Real estate contracts, including leases, purchase agreements, deeds, and easements 
  • Precision agriculture contracts and policies related to farm data transfer, usage, and control
  • Farm management agreements
  • Swine and poultry integrator and contract grower contracts
  • Supply contracts

Litigation

  • Right to Farm Act and nuisance cases
  • Pesticide drift and crop damage litigation
  • Lease disputes and negotiations
  • Shareholder disputes and buy outs
  • Zoning appeals 
  • Other plaintiff and defense matters

Food Regulations

  • Food and health regulations
  • Food truck regulations
  • Urban farming regulations
 

Zoning

  • Obtaining special exceptions
  • Work on rezoning
  • Obtaining variances
  • Assistance with zoning appeals

Environmental Compliance

  • CAFO, CFO, and NPDES permitting and appeals
  • Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act compliance
  • Pesticide drift investigation and resolution
  • Wetlands and drainage matters
  • Surface and groundwater contamination issues
  • Resolving nitrate, manure, and other fertilizer run-off issues

Insurance 

  • Resolution of claims for property loss or liability
  • Assistance to ag insurers with defense of insureds
  • Crop insurance questions and answers 

    Employment 

    • Employment termination agreements
    • EEOC complaints
    • Employment agreements
    • Non-disclosure agreements and non-competes

    General Counsel Services

     

    Is your business big enough to need a part-time attorney?  

    Ask about our general counsel services for small and medium-sized businesses.

    • We help small and medium size agribusiness companies with a variety of legal needs
    • Employment law consultation
    • Contract drafting 
    • Navigating real estate transactions
    • Addressing non-compete issues with employees
    • Copyright, trademark, and intellectual property protection
    • Local zoning proceedings