3creditsThis course explores the body of federal and state laws and regulations governing agriculture-related operations. The course specifically addresses legal issues that students will likely face in agriculture-related careers. The course pulls from a wide body of substantive law, including case law, statutory law, and administrative law. A primary focus of the course will be to review the legal framework governing agriculture-related decision-making by firms, families, and individuals from a real-world perspective. The course begins with a general review of the legal system and instruction on how to find legal materials as it pertains to the agricultural industry.