43 episodes

In each episode we explore real legal issues faced on farms every day, providing key knowledge and tangible solutions to help you grow a thriving agricultural business. From managing liability to navigating tough conversations with landowners and neighbors, we’ve got your back.

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In each episode we explore real legal issues faced on farms every day, providing key knowledge and tangible solutions to help you grow a thriving agricultural business. From managing liability to navigating tough conversations with landowners and neighbors, we’ve got your back.

    Episode 45: Why Some Farms Pay Wages as Salary

    Episode 45: Why Some Farms Pay Wages as Salary

    If you're wondering whether or not you can pay your employees with salary, or simply want to learn more about this form of compensation, we've got answers for you.

    • 21 min
    Episode 44: Farmland Leasing 101

    Episode 44: Farmland Leasing 101

    In this episode, we break down what a lease is, how it functions, and the creative power you have to shape how your lease works.

    • 49 min
    Episode 43: Unlock the Potential of a Farm Employee Handbook

    Episode 43: Unlock the Potential of a Farm Employee Handbook

    In this episode, we dive into the surprising efficiencies and improvements of farm employee handbooks. Tune in to learn how an employee handbook can support clear and effective training and communication on your farm while also managing the very real risk of a discrimination claim.

    • 35 min
    Episode 42: Avoiding Discrimination in Hiring and Firing on New Hampshire Farms

    Episode 42: Avoiding Discrimination in Hiring and Firing on New Hampshire Farms

    Tune in to learn how to identify and avoid (accidental) discrimination in employment law on your farm so that you can manage your workforce with confidence.

    • 59 min
    Episode 41: Choosing a Business Structure Together

    Episode 41: Choosing a Business Structure Together

    In this episode, learn how to choose the right business structure when operating the farm with others.

    • 40 min
    Episode 40: Farm Couples and Managing Stress through Paperwork

    Episode 40: Farm Couples and Managing Stress through Paperwork

    In this episode, we discuss the powerful role of paperwork in managing business and personal stress when farming with a spouse or romantic partner.

    • 49 min

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