Regulations surrounding the agricultural business span several different areas of law including zoning rules, the use of pesticides, and intellectual property. As an attorney practicing agricultural law, you’ll need to be familiar with both federal and state laws and how they work in conjunction with each other to subsidize and regulate agricultural activity. If you are representing a dairy farmer who recently lost everything in a natural disaster, you’ll want to learn more about the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Loan programs, a form of Federal Assistance available to small businesses. You can also learn about topics such as food stamp policies for your non-citizen clients, and key information concerning how the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will respond and assist farmers in the event of a major disaster. Click on a link below to get started.