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Should I Put My Farm in a Trust?

November 7, 2022

One of your fears may be that once you are gone, the family will no longer be able to keep the farm, and generations of tireless work will be lost forever. One way to ensure that your farm remains in the family is with a trust.

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How Do You Split the Family Farm?

October 3, 2022

Splitting up the family farm can be the hardest decision you will ever make. A knowledgeable attorney will help you through the process.

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What Do Wisconsin’s Right to Farm Laws Protect?

May 9, 2022

Right to farm laws protect farmers from encroachment from suburban areas. Without such laws in place, farmers could be run out by the threats or legal actions of local neighbors, who would rather not live near the farms.

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How Do I Register as a Farmer in Wisconsin?

March 21, 2022

Establishing a farm as a business in Wisconsin? You’ll want to make sure you choose the appropriate type of business structure and obtain the necessary licenses.

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What Qualifies as a Farm in Wisconsin?

January 3, 2022

Many times, agricultural land use is obvious and it will therefore be easy to classify it as a farm. However, multi-use property and other situations may make it difficult to know whether land can be classified as farmland or agricultural. Before you buy, sell, or rent farmland, it is necessary to understand the specific qualification under which it is classified.

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Farm Lease Law Basics

April 23, 2021

Leasing farmland can be a good situation for both the land owner and the farmer. The land owner has excess acreage that would otherwise go to waste and the farmer needs land to plant crops to sell. The arrangement can be ideal for both parties when you avoid the common pitfalls of farm leases.

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Tips for Leasing Farmland

March 12, 2021

While leasing farmland can be a good situation for both parties, it is critical to follow some basic guidelines to ensure that the relationship is a good fit for everyone.

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Should I Lease My Farmland?

January 22, 2021

Farmers have had some tough times and some are having financial difficulties. One way to recoup some of your losses is by leasing part or all of your farmland.

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What are the Essential Parts of a Farm Lease?

December 11, 2020

If you have farmland that you are not using, you can supplement your income by leasing it. While you can gain many benefits from having a tenant, there are some pitfalls that you must avoid. The best way to prevent problems is with a detailed farm lease.

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What Questions Should I Consider Before I Lease My Farmland?

September 25, 2020

If you own farmland, you know that it can be a very good investment. When you have land that you no longer need to use due to retirement or downsizing, you may consider leasing part of it. It can be helpful to know answers to critical questions so you can get the most money for […]

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