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Fri, Nov 19


Columbia County Ag Services Bldg Conf Rm

Ag Law Seminar

Join us in Bloomsburg (Columbia Co) for this interactive ag law workshop.

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Ag Law Seminar
Ag Law Seminar

Time & Location

Nov 19, 2021, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM EST

Columbia County Ag Services Bldg Conf Rm, 702 SAWMILL RD BLOOMSBURG, PA 17815-7727


About the event

Agricultural Law Workshop 

When: Friday, November 19, 2021

Where: Columbia County Ag Services Building Conference Room, 702 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg, PA

Cost: Free

Join the PA Veteran Farming Project and attorney Rob Davidson for a one-hour overview of legal considerations for small farms. We'll discuss:

· Agritourism liability considerations

· Not-for-fee landowner liability

· Accounting/Taxes considerations when choosing business structures

· Zoning and how it affects farms

· PA's Right to Farm law

· Ag Security Area Law (benefits and regulations)

· Nutrient vs Manure Management Plans

Following the event, with grant funding from USDA, half-hour consultations for veterans/military/their spouses and those fitting the USDA definition of "sociallly disadvantaged"** farmers  will be availablewith Mr. Davidson  to prepare you to meet with your attorney and put into practice what you learn. A limited number of consultations are available only to veterans/military'/spouses attending the workshop and presenting proof of service.* Email us with questions.

Note: PA's Farm Vitality Grant can be used to reimburse up to 75% of your attorney or account fees for planning for your farm, while funds last. (Up to $7500). PA Veteran Farming Project staff will be on hand to offer information on this grant opportunity.

About the presenter:

D. Robert Davidson, Esq., along with his wife and children, raise and market lambs on their farm in Columbia County.  Rob is also an attorney with extensive experience in agricultural law, practicing in Bloomsburg, PA, with Hummel, Lewis & Davidson, LLP. He previously has worked for AgChoice Farm Credit and the PA Department of Agriculture in senior roles. Rob is a recognized authority on farm succession and transitions, regulations affecting agriculture, zoning and permitting, and liability concerns for farmers.

*Eligibility for free ½ hour consultations following the 1 hour workshop: Veterans with other than dishonorable discharge, AD, Guard, Reserve, and their spouses. Present proof of service to reserve your slot upon arrival at the workshop. Limited time slots available.

**African Americans • American Indians • Alaskan Natives • Asians • Hispanics • Pacific Islanders

CDC guidance for indoor events will be in force for this workshop. Registration confirms your willingness to comply with masking and/or social distancing as directed by the organizer.


  • Veteran/Military/Spouse

    This ticket includes 30 min. consultation with the attorney following the presentation. Limited time slots available.

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  • "Socially Disadvantaged"

    This ticket includes 30 min. consultation with the attorney following the presentation. Limited time slots available.

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  • General Public

    Workshop only; no individual consultation available with this ticket.

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