ag law

  1. Photo of Poison Hemlock growing on the edge of the woods

    It's time to talk about noxious weeds law

    Jun 24, 2021

    Poison hemlock and Canada thistle are making unwelcome appearances across Ohio, and that raises the need to talk about Ohio’s noxious weeds law.  The law provides mechanisms for dealing with noxious weeds—those weeds that can cause harm to humans, animals, and ecosystems.

  2. Photo of a green field with a large sprayer spraying the field

    When pesticide drifts: what next?

    May 13, 2021

    Pesticide drift is a risk many farmers face.  Pesticides in the wrong place can injure unintended targets such as crops, trees and other vegetation, animals, and people, and can raise questions of liability for the misapplication. What should you do if you suspect pesticide drift?  Whether you’re on the sending or the receiving side of it, here’s a summary of what could happen after an incident of pesticide drift.

  3. Photo of the Ohio Statehouse

    The Ag Law Harvest

    May 3, 2021

    The final day of April is already here!  Spring feels like it has finally arrived and planting season is in motion across Ohio.  Just like farmers in the field, legislatures, government bodies, and courts across the country are hard at work adressing critical agricultral and resource law issues.  We've gathered a collection of those issues for this Ag Law Harvest.