81 episodes

Welcome to Ag Law in the Field! This is the inaugural episode of a new podcast designed to discuss all things agricultural law. Tiffany Lashmet, Extension Ag Law Specialist with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, will serve as your host and has a variety of great guests lined up. From law students to seasoned attorneys, to lawyers with experience in international firms, to folks who hung out their own shingle in Small Town America...we plan to visit with them all and discuss their thoughts, experiences, and interests related to agricultural law.

Ag Law in the Field Tiffany Lashmet

    • Business
    • 5.0, 34 Ratings

Welcome to Ag Law in the Field! This is the inaugural episode of a new podcast designed to discuss all things agricultural law. Tiffany Lashmet, Extension Ag Law Specialist with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, will serve as your host and has a variety of great guests lined up. From law students to seasoned attorneys, to lawyers with experience in international firms, to folks who hung out their own shingle in Small Town America...we plan to visit with them all and discuss their thoughts, experiences, and interests related to agricultural law.

    Episode #81 - Jim Bradbury (Navigable Waters Protection Rule)

    Episode #81 - Jim Bradbury (Navigable Waters Protection Rule)

    He's back...
    Our friend Jim Bradbury is back again to talk about the latest definition of "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act.  The Trump administration's "Navigable Waters Protection Rule" will be final on June 22, 2020 and Jim is here to walk us through the new rule, how it compares with the Obama adminstration's 2015 WOTUS Rule, and where we go from here. 
     
    Contact Info for Jim Bradbury
    (Email) jim@bradburycounsel.com 
    (Website) http://bradburycounsel.com/
    (Twitter) @jimbluewind
     
    Links to Topics Mentioned on the Show
    Episode #3 - Jim Bradbury (WOTUS Rule)
    Episode #16 - Ask an Ag Lawyer Program Recap
    Episode #29 - Jim Bradbury (WOTUS Update) 
    Episode #30 - Jim Bradbury (CERCLA Air Emissions Reporting & Agriculture)
    Episode #51 - Jim Bradbury (WOTUS Update) 
    Episode #58 - Jim Bradbury & Jesse Richardson (Pros and Cons of Conservation Easements) 
    Text of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule 
    National Ag Law Center blog post on litigation challenging NWPR

    • 44 min
    Episode #80 - Jesse Richardson & Anthony Schutz (SCOTUS Decision in Maui County v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund)

    Episode #80 - Jesse Richardson & Anthony Schutz (SCOTUS Decision in Maui County v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund)

    The recent United States Supreme Court decision in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund will have major implications in both water and environmental law.  Hear about the case, the opinion, and the potential impact on agriculture and other industries going forward from two of our favorite podcast guests, law professors Jesse Richardson and Anthony Schutz.
     
    Contact Info for Jesse Richardson
    (Email)  jesse.Richardson@mail.wvu.edu
    (Phone) 304-293-9460
    (Twitter)  @jessejames8785
     
    Contact Info for Anthony Schutz
    (Website) https://law.unl.edu/anthony-schutz/ 
    (Twitter) https://twitter.com/anthony_schutz 
     
    Links to Topics Mentioned on the Show
    Blog post on County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund opinion
    Podcast: SCOTUS Oral Argument Recap
    EPA Interpretive Statement on indirect discharges 
    Blog post summarizing indirect discharge cases
    Podcast:  Anthony Schutz on the Clean Water Act
     
    Podcast: Jim Bradbury & Jesse Richardson on Conservation Easements
    Podcast: Jesse Richardson on Regulatory Takings 
    Podcast: Jesse Richardson on Exempt Wells

    • 51 min
    Episode #79 - Kitt Tovar (Estate, Gift, & Inheritance Tax)

    Episode #79 - Kitt Tovar (Estate, Gift, & Inheritance Tax)

    The law surrounding estate, gift, and inheritance tax is an are that is both complicated and important, especially for agricultural producers.  Today, Kitt Tovar and I discuss the key issues related to these taxes and hope to help listeners flag considerations in their own lives where there could potentially be tax implications. 
    Contact Info for Kitt Tovar
    (Website) https://www.calt.iastate.edu/people/kitt-tovar
    (Email) kwtovar@iastate.edu
     
    Links to Topics Mentioned on the Show
    Center for Ag Law and Taxation website

    • 29 min
    Episode #78 - Shannon Ferrell (Wind Leases)

    Episode #78 - Shannon Ferrell (Wind Leases)

    I'm willing to bet that no one knows more about wind energy leases than Shannon Ferrell.  We are excited to have him on the show today to discuss some of the key considerations when negotiating a wind lease.
    Contact Info for Shannon Ferrell
    (Email)  shannon.l.ferrell@okstate.edu
    (Twitter)  @shanferrell
    (Website) http://agecon.okstate.edu/faculty/profile.asp?id=shannon.l.ferrell&type=faculty 
    Links to Topics Mentioned on the Show
    Shannon's prior podcast episode "Transition Planning"
    Shannon's prior podcast episode "Transition Planning & Lessons from the S Lazy H"
    Shannon's "Wind Energy Leasing Handbook"
    Texas statute on required wind lease terms

    • 35 min
    Episode # 77 - Brandon Davis & Nate Huff (Impact of COVID 19 on H-2A Program & Labor Law)

    Episode # 77 - Brandon Davis & Nate Huff (Impact of COVID 19 on H-2A Program & Labor Law)

    There have been a number of legal and economic issues that have arisen in light of the COVID-19 situation.  Today, Brandon Davis and Nate Huff join me to talk about the impact of COVID-19 and the H-2A worker program and other labor and employment issues.
     
    Contact Info for Brandon Davis & Nate Huff
    Brandon Davis
    Nate Huff
    Links to Info Mentioned on the Show
    Phelps Dunbar Fact Sheet FAQs on COVID-19 & the H-2A Program 

    • 41 min
    Episode #76 - Tave Doty & Rick Sanchez (Intellectual Property)

    Episode #76 - Tave Doty & Rick Sanchez (Intellectual Property)

    Copyright. Trademark. Patent.  These intellectual property concepts are important to be aware of and each come up in various contexts involving agricultural law.  Today, Tave Doty and Rick Sanchez join us to talk about the differences in these three protections, when each are used, and what must be done to qualify.
    This educational discussion summarizes information relating to intellectual property protections in the U.S. This information is not intended to establish an attorney-client relationship, or to be construed as legal advice.  However, Tave and Rick welcome the opportunity to discuss these matters further with you.
    Contact Info for Tave Doty
    https://www.whitakerchalk.com/people/tave-parker-doty/ 
    Contact Info for Rick Sanchez 
    https://www.whitakerchalk.com/people/rick-sanchez/

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Morgan Treadwell ,

A must listen to!!!

If you live, work, depend, interact with rangelands , ranching, hunting, etc..you’ve got to follow Tiffany. You will learn something new every time!!

atty phundl ,

The “Go To” Ag Law Podcast

Excellent Ag Law podcast, covers practical wide ranging topics!!

Paul Goeringer ,

Awesome ag law podcast

This is a great podcast for those wanting to learn what ag attorneys do and can get great restaurant recommendations at the same time.

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