The information provided in this bulletin is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Use of and access to this bulletin does not create an attorney-client relationship. The scenarios shared in this bulletin are derived from case studies of actual farms, and not from legal opinions.
The information in this handbook is provided for educational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice by The Ohio State University. Please consult an attorney for legal advice and guidance on compliance with federal and state laws on your farm.
Diversity & Assistance:
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and its academic and research departments including, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) and Ohio State University Extension embraces human diversity and is committed to ensuring that all research and related educational programs are available to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. This statement is in accordance with United States Civil Rights Laws and the USDA.
Bruce McPheron, Ph.D., Vice President for Agricultural Administration & Dean
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