Agriculture Law

Agriculture is Pennsylvania’s number one industry, and MacElree Harvey’s AgLaw attorneys are a farmer’s number one asset. With decades of combined expertise representing farmers and Agri-businesses, our AgLaw practice group advises clients on scores of issues critical to both the farmer and Agri-business.

REPRESENTATIVE AREAS OF SERVICE:

  • Agriculture, Communities, and Rural Environment Act (ACRE)
  • Animal welfare
  • Biosecurity and compliance
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Building code compliance
  • Clean Air Act compliance
  • Clean Strems Law compliance
  • Clean Water Act compliance
  • Cooperative formation and management
  • Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) regulation
  • Conservation
  • Construction of agriculture structures
  • Commercial Manure Hauler and Broker Certification Act (Act 49)
  • Erosion and sedimentation
  • Environmental regulation by EPA and DEP
  • Equine Law
  • Farm succession planning
  • Food safety compliance
  • Insurance coverage matters
  • Labor and Employment, including immigration and migrant worker matters
  • Land and equipment leases
  • Land use planning
  • Livestock mortality management
  • Manure management
  • Marketing contract negotiation, preparation, and litigation
  • Municipal disputes
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulation
  • Natural gas and mineral leases
  • Nuisance claims
  • Nutrient Credit Trading
  • Odor management
  • Perishable Agriculture Commodities Act (PACA)
  • Production contract negotiation, preparation, and litigation
  • Real estate matters relating to title, easements, licensing
  • Right to Farm Act
  • Sales contract negotiation, preparation, and litigation
  • Trespass claims
  • Uniform Construction Code (UCC)
  • Veterinary services
  • Water quality control and regulatory matters
  • Zoning

If you would like to schedule a consultation, please call the firm at 610.436.0100 or submit the contact request form.