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Banks Law Firm Wins Another Crop Insurance Case

Posted on October 9, 2013 · Posted in Agricultural Law, Agriculture Law, Crop Insurance

The Banks Law Firm is continuing its success in representing farmers whose crop insurance claims have been improperly denied.  2013 successes include the recent settlement of a six figure claim.. read more

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Crop Insurance Arbitration: An Overview

Posted on October 19, 2012 · Posted in Agricultural Law, Agriculture Law, Crop Claims, Crop Insurance

Crop Insurance Arbitration:  What It Is and When It’s Required  by Grant Ballard The basic provisions of the common crop insurance policy  require arbitration of disagreements between producers and approved crop insurance.. read more

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Be Prepared for a 2012 Crop Insurance Audit

Posted on September 3, 2012 · Posted in Agricultural Law, Agriculture Law, Crop Insurance

Crop insurance has received much attention this year, as many farms have experienced the driest conditions in recent history.  As a result, many producers will file their first large crop.. read more

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Cropland Leases: What Producers Need to Know About Farm Lease Terms

An Overview of Farm Lease Issues that Producers Should Consider by Grant Ballard Attorneys who practice in the area of agriculture and agricultural law regularly get questions about cropland and.. read more

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Drought and Crop Insurance: Disaster Declarations and the 2012 Crop Year

Posted on July 20, 2012 · Posted in Agricultural Law, Agriculture Law, Crop Claims, crop damages, Crop Insurance

As the drought of 2012 continues, USDA has expanded disaster declarations to  cover the entire state of Arkansas.   Unfortunatley, the forecast for mid-south weather suggests more high temperatures and low.. read more

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Upcoming Webinar: Clean Water Act, EPA Regulation, and the Future of Farming

Posted on July 12, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

The Banks Law Firm and the National Agricultural Law Center will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday July 24th, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (CDT).  This webinar will focus.. read more

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Changing Times: Issues in Agricultural Law that May Impact Mid-South Farmers*

Posted on June 25, 2012 · Posted in Agricultural Lease, Crop Insurance, Crop Lease, Environmental Law, Farm Lease

Take a quick glance at any recent farm news publication and it should be clear that the future of America’s agricultural landscape remains uncertain.  Risk management in farming will never.. read more

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Prevented Planting Crop Insurance: What Producers Need to Know

Posted on June 22, 2012 · Posted in Agricultural Law, Agriculture Law, Crop Claims, Crop Insurance

by Grant Ballard Attorney, Banks Law Firm As many producers in the mid-south have struggled with dry planting conditions this spring, this post will hopefully alleviate some confusion over the.. read more

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Tune in for the Upcoming Webinar on Crop Insurance and Farm Bill Issues

Posted on June 14, 2012 · Posted in Agricultural Law, Agriculture Law, Crop Claims, crop damages, Crop Insurance

On June 21st, the Banks Law Firm and the National Agricultural Law Center will be hosting a webinar on crop insurance and the legal issues that can be involved with.. read more

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Banks Law Firm Partners with National Agricultural Law Center

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The Banks Law Firm has partnered with the National Agricultural Law Center to provide relevant legal resources and information to mid-south farmers through a series of producer meetings and webinars. .. read more