We are looking forward to attending the annual American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) convention in Portland, Oregon on October 25-27, 2018. Todd and Brianna will be presenting on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Their presentation is focused on how consumer demands are changing livestock farms.
Where to find our professionals
We are frequent speakers and authors at various locations throughout the United States. Here is a list of our upcoming and prior engagements. If you are interested in engaging one of our professionals for a speaking engagement or publication opportunity, please contact us.
Brianna will be part of a law symposium on October 26, 2018, at Valparaiso Law School in Valparaiso, Indiana. The symposium is sponsored by the Valparaiso Law Review. Brianna’s presentation will focus on the importance of modern livestock farming.
Bringing Trust and Transparency to Ag Data Contracts
In this session, Todd Janzen will discuss why farmers are concern about who has access to their agricultural data. He will share how the law views agricultural data and what is an “Ag Data Transparent” company followed by where we are going next.
Brianna will be presenting at a National Business Institute seminar on Farm Business law on December 7, 2018 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. More information here: https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Farm-Business-Law/Seminar/81080ER_NNASBUSLAW85700000?st=IN&crdt=IN%20CLE.
Brianna will give two presentations at the North American Farmers Direct Marketing Association annual meeting on February 5, 2018 in Noblesville, Indiana. Brianna will discuss food safety laws and will lead a roundtable discussion on land use laws. More information is available here: https://www.farmersinspired.com/convention-2019/travel-indiana-2019/.
How is agriculture data being leveraged to increase farm profitability and improve environmental outcomes, while safeguarding producer privacy?
AGree hosts a 360-degree look at the issue from the perspective of farmers, environmental advocates, agriculture data privacy experts and government agencies. Speakers will also discuss ways that USDA, private companies, and other institutions are using data to reduce production risks, save taxpayers money, and strengthen research about the effects of conservation practices on yield variability.
Supported by a competitive grant through USDA NIFA's Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools (FACT) initiative, this conference will identify principal obstacles to applying big data to high-resolution decision-making in production agriculture.
Brazilian Precision Agriculture Association, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Brianna will be part of a panel presentation on agricultural law on Friday, April 20, 2018. The panel will present to this year's Indiana State Bar Association Leadership Development Academy in Culver, Indiana. Brianna was a member of LDA III in 2014.
Todd Janzen will be presenting at the Indiana Horticultural Congress on issues related to pesticide drift.
We look forward to seeing you at the Indiana State Poultry Association's annual Evening Under the Stars banquet, February 28, 2017 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.
Todd Janzen will be presenting a webinar titled The New Deal: Understanding Milk Supply Contracts through the National Agricultural Law Center.
Todd Janzen will testify before the US Senate subcommittee for the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Todd Janzen will be speaking on a panel hosted by Precision Ag media called: Defining Ag Data Ownership. Other panelists include Don Bierman, Crop IMS, Shannon Ferrell, Oklahoma State University, and Larkin Martin, Manager, Martin Farms.
Todd Janzen will be presenting an online webinar explaining his work with the Ag Data Transparent project. Todd will also provide suggestions to ag tech companies that want to improve their internal processes and relations with farmers when it comes to managing ag data.
Todd and Brianna will attend the Indiana State Bar Association Agricultural Law Section's annual meeting and CLE on September 22, 2017 at Maple Leaf Farms in Leesburg, Indiana. Brianna will moderate a panel discussion on responding to farm emergencies.
Brianna Schroeder and Todd Janzen will be guest professors for Ag Economics at Purdue University on September 20, 2017. The lecture will focus on land use issues arising from the siting of livestock facilities. Brianna and Todd will discuss the Right to Farm Act and its implications for farmers and rural residents, including the following cases:
Lindsey v. DeGroot Dairy, LLC
Wilhoite v. TDM Farms, Inc.
Parker v. Oberts Legacy Dairy LLC
We will be at the Indiana State Fair on August 16 for the annual Indiana Farm Bureau Old-Fashioned Pancake Breakfast. August 16 is Farmers Day at the Fair. Join us for pancakes, sausage, and coffee.