Agriculture News

July 28, 2016

Purdue Extension to present farm law and tax workshop

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue Extension is offering a workshop on farm law and tax issues, including estate planning and business transfers.

The workshop will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT Sept. 9 in Room 117 of the MHP Administration Building, 2325 Intelliplex Drive, in Shelbyville. Gerald Harrison, a Purdue University agricultural economist and member of the Indiana State Bar Association, will be the presenter.

The workshop is designed for farmers, farm families, farmland owners, accountants, attorneys, insurance providers and certified financial planners.

Topics include farmland lease law, farming liabilities, property rights, the Right to Farm law, takings law, real estate transfer taxation, land trusts and conservation easements.

Registration is required by Sept. 2. Cost is $30 per person, $50 for couples, $75 for those applying for continuing education credits and $90 for those applying for credits toward a second professional continuing education certification. A continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Registration forms and information are available on the Purdue agricultural economics website:

To learn more about the workshop, contact Harrison at, 765-494-4216. 

Writer: Darrin Pack, 765-494-8415, 

Source: Gerald Harrison, 765-494-4216,

Agricultural Communications: (765) 494-2722;
Keith Robinson,
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