We understand the business, government regulation, public relations, science, and markets in the agriculture industry and advise clients on their business needs. Our multidisciplinary team provides legal counsel and representation to a full spectrum of production and processing ventures in a variety of agricultural commodities, grain, livestock, farming, and forest industries. We also stay on top of emerging issues of biotechnology, food safety, state, and federal regulations and biofuels.
Our distinctive agribusiness strengths also cover a full range of agribusiness activities, including input supply, processing, value-added manufacturing, wholesale distribution, import/export, regulatory compliance, agri-finance in the financial and capital markets and the treatment of tangible bills of lading and warehouse receipts, both negotiable and non-negotiable, as well as electronic bills of lading and warehouse receipts. We know the legal, business and practical issues related to food and agriculture and our agribusiness related services also include overall contracting, cooperatives, litigation, real estate, labeling, marketing, and food safety.