Legal with Leah: Eminent domain

The power of eminent domain has been in the news recently because of a highly visible political candidate. Eminent domain is revisited in two four-minute Legal with Leah podcasts with Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Ag Law Leah Curtis.

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Legal with Leah: Ag sales tax exemption

Does the ag sales tax exemption apply to ATVs and utilities vehicles? Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Ag Law Leah Curtis definitively says: “sometimes.” Learn about when these vehicles qualify, and for whom, in this latest Legal with Leah.

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Legal with Leah: Liability issues of equipment on roads

There’s a difference between being ticketed and being sued if you’re involved with an equipment accident on the road. Learn more, plus road rules and what to do if you’re in an accident from Farm Bureau’s Leah Curtis.

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Legal with Leah: Grain test disputes

What recourse do farmers have if they dispute their test results from the elevator? Farm Bureau’s ag law director Leah Curtis and Joe Cornely talk about the options in the latest Legal with Leah.

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Township trustees can help landowners work through line fence disputes

Spring is the season to check fences, and when farmers start to focus on them, questions to Ohio Farm Bureau begin to increase. Staff members have made two presentations so far focused on the township trustee role in the dispute process. In a nutshell: trustees can help you work through that dispute, according to Leah Curtis, Ohio Farm Bureau director of agricultural law.

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Lessons learned from OSHA overstep

OSHA overstepped its authority in trying to regulate an Ohio farmer. He called Farm Bureau and made the problem go away. OFBF director of ag law Leah Curtis talks with Joe Cornely about the lessons learned from another federal agency going too far.

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What you need to know about Ohio water and drainage laws

What does the law say about your land projects that impact someone else’s drainage, or about when theirs affects you? OFBF Director of Ag Law Leah Curtis and Joe Cornely discuss reasonable use standards, petition ditch law and other drainage topics.

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‘Legal with Leah’: Farm equipment on roads

As farmers transport equipment from field to field they should be aware of Ohio laws governing weight, size, lighting and signage. Leah and Joe cover these topics on this edition of ‘Legal With Leah.’

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Five reminders about Line Fence Law

In 2008, Ohio Line Fence Law was updated to make it more easily understood, but from time to time issues and questions arise. Some county Farm Bureau offices have recently received calls with questions, and in an attempt answer some of those questions and concerns, here is a list of five important reminders.

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