Texas Agricultural Law

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service learning resources on legal issues affecting Texas landowners and agricultural producers

Three Areas of Focus

The Texas Agricultural Law program at Amarillo provides resources on legal issues that affect landowners and agricultural producers across Texas. Topics of special focus include:

  • Leases
  • Water law
  • Oil and gas law
  • Pipeline easement negotiation
  • Estate planning
  • Landowner liability
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Texas Agricultural Law Resources a Click Away

Award-Winning Blog and Podcast

Led by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, J.D., the Texas Agriculture Law Blog and Ag Law in the Field podcast provide Texas farmers and producers legal insights that consider current events and challenges to production across the state.

The Texas Agricultural Law Blog has been ranked as one of the Top 100 Legal Blogs in the nation by the American Bar Association. Ag Law in the Field has appeared in the top twenty podcasts of the American Bar Association Web 100.

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Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, J.D.

Agricultural Law Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service; Assistant Professor Texas A&M Department of Agricultural Economics

Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, J.D., leads the Texas Agricultural Law program. She travels the state to appear at speaking engagements, and she publishes law review articles, extension fact sheets, and magazine newspaper articles on these topics. Lashmet also leads a popular blog and podcast on Texas Agricultural Law.