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Job Description & Primary Responsibilities:
Agricultural Attorneys are lawyers who deal with water, environmental, agricultural labor, land use, pesticide use, and seed issues. They obtain licenses and permits that agricultural entities may need to operate. Responsibilities: Agricultural Attorneys are responsible for assisting farmers in succession planning, assisting in zoning, land use cases and eminent domain issues, obtaining licenses and permits, providing information on labor and employment laws, understanding environmental legislation verses landowner rights, assisting in the implementation of federal farm policies, giving general legal counsel, identifying and carrying out opportunities to help protect farms from urban sprawl and activists, and developing a detailed knowledge of issues affecting agriculture.