Gislason & Hunter LLP is recognized within Minnesota and throughout the Midwest for our knowledge and experience in the agricultural industry. Our lawyers represent local, regional and national agribusiness clients — grain farmers and livestock producers, packers and processing plants, agricultural co-ops, equipment manufacturers and input suppliers, agricultural lenders and other ag-related businesses — in all aspects of their operations.
Our agricultural law attorneys grew up on farms or in farming communities. We are attuned to the lifestyle and rural sensibilities. We also understand that modern agriculture is large-scale, sophisticated and competitive, requiring solid legal counsel and strategies.
Agricultural Law And Agribusiness Services
Gislason & Hunter supports the business of production agriculture. Our clients range from family-owned farms of modest size to major agribusiness, including Christensen Farms and other pork producers, large dairy farms and creameries, sizable soybean and beet operations, John Deere Co. and implement dealerships, ethanol and energy co-ops, grain and food cooperatives, feed and fertilizer distributors, and more.
Our in-depth, in-house familiarity with the agriculture industry includes:
- Purchase and leasing of farmland
- Planning, zoning and land use
- Environmental regulation
- Water rights and wetland mitigation
- Ag financing and debt restructuring
- Agribusiness formation and transactions
- Agriculture contracts (e.g., production and marketing agreements)
- Employment matters
- Intellectual property rights
- Estate and succession planning
- Litigation (breach of contract, liens, pollution, etc.)
- Food safety and animal rights controversies
Our Ag Division serves clients in Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota and beyond. With offices in New Ulm, Mankato, Minneapolis and Des Moines, we are close to our clients and also in close proximity to the market hubs and courts where businesses and legal issues intersect.
Arrange a consultation with our Minnesota agriculture law attorneys of Gislason & Hunter by calling 507-354-3111 or via email.
Gislason & Hunter LLP attorneys who practice in this area of law include: