Breckenridge Texan

Extension service to offer ag land law seminar March 14

March 09
10:31 2018

The Stephens County Extension Service, along with the Lower Clear Fork of the Brazos Soil and Water Conservation District and the Leon Bosque Resource Conservation and Development Council, will sponsor a presentation on Ag Property Law at noon Wednesday, March 14, in Albany.

The presentation by Tiffany Lashmet, an assistant professor and Extension Specialist in Ag Law at Texas A&M, will be at the Friendship Baptist Church activity center, 600 Greer St. in Albany (where Greer St. and U.S. Highway 180 merge on the east side of Albany).

The event is expected to last from noon until 2:30 and will include a catered lunch. The cost is $15 per person. For more information, contact John Tate at 325-514-0367 or by e-mail at

The discussion topics will cover the basics of land ownership, including electronic login devices, fencing law, water law, landowner liability, easements and leasing your land.

Lashmet grew up on a family farm/ranch in eastern New Mexico and received her law degree from Oklahoma State University. Prior to joining Texas A&M, she worked four years at a law firm in New Mexico practicing civil litigation. She lives in the Texas Panhandle with her husband and son.

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