Publications

Section Newsletter Articles on Agricultural Law

Using the Illinois Landlord’s Lien After June 30, 2001 By Donald L. Uchtmann and D. K. Banner Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, March 2002 Having a financially stable tenant with a solid reputation for being an excellent farmer is among the best ways to assure that a farmland owner will collect rent.
Using the Illinois landlord’s lien after June 30, 2001 By Donald L. Uchtmann and D. K. Banner Agricultural Law, November 2001 Having a financially stable tenant with a solid reputation for being an excellent farmer is among the best ways to assure that a farmland owner will collect rent.
Agriculture education in Illinois— a call to action for members By Michael Massie Agricultural Law, May 2001 Illinois has more than 75,000 farms, covering 28.1 million acres of land, and is the number one production state in the nation in soybeans, producing 400 million bushels... enough to fill 113,700 railroad box cars, forming a train that would stretch from Peoria to Boston.
Foot and mouth disease prevention efforts in Illinois By Cynthia I. Ervin Agricultural Law, March 2001 Farmers overseas are currently experiencing an epidemic of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
Agriculture Law Section Council nominates Al Bock as Laureate By Paul A. Meints Agricultural Law, November 2000 The Agricultural Law Section Council unanimously recommends Professor C. Allen Bock for Laureate Designation status.
Offer and acceptance for sale of farmland By Paul A. Meints Agricultural Law, November 2000 The sale of residential real estate in Illinois typically starts from a Purchase Agreement or an Offer and Acceptance that has some standardization for that particular county's norms
Practice aid for deed preparation By Paul A. Meints Agricultural Law, November 2000 Preparing deeds for clients is a common event for nearly every member of the Agricultural Law Section.
Crop share rental arrangements and sample lease By Paul A. Meints Agricultural Law, March 2000 The following Crop Share Lease with provisions for cattle has its origin in the Cooperative Extension's form that was developed many years ago, being updated for items and farming practices that have changed in the interim and which, in it's author's opinion, are outdated or missing in the older format.