Our Capabilities

Our Business Transactions team has significant experience assisting family owned and investor-backed entities in the buying and selling of farmland, agribusinesses, and food companies. Our specialized knowledge of the agricultural industry and the laws and regulations that impact such businesses allows us to provide practical and efficient advise and services to our clients.

In agricultural mergers and acquisitions and related due diligence and integrations, some of the common issues we deal with include:

  • Agricultural Overtime Exemptions & Other Agricultural Labor Laws
    • Examples: H-2A
  • Conservation Use Assessment Property Tax Covenants
  • Water Withdrawal Permitting
  • Food & Other Regulatory Licensures and Certifications
  • Agricultural Exemptions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Regulatory Compliance
    • Examples: Packers and Stockyards Act, Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, State Agricultural Bond Acts, Food Labeling, Food Processing
  • Federal Farm Programs
  • Federal Crop Insurance
  • Farmland & Hunting Leases
  • Solar Leases
  • Supplier Agreements