Ag Docket Blog

On June 25, 2024, the Iowa Utilities Board issued a 507-page decision and order, granting the petition of Summit Carbon Solutions, LLC, for a hazardous liquid pipeline permit, subject to s

In a case of first impression in Iowa, the Iowa Supreme Court today ruled that common ownership of adjacent parcels eradicates otherwise existing claims of boundary by acquiescence by subsequent purchasers. The case is Sundance Land Company, LLC v. Remmark, No. 22-0848, (Iowa Sup. Ct.

Many Iowans have been impacted by recent severe storms.  This post summarizes relevant notices and relief issued by IRS, FEMA, and the Iowa Department of Revenue.

On Thursday, June 6, 2024, the Iowa Department of Revenue announced that the revised 2023 Form IA 100A (Iowa Capital Gain Deduction – Cattle, Horses, or Breeding Livestock) is ready to file.

The Iowa Legislature had a busy 2024 session, passing 187 bills through both the House and the Senate. This post reviews the enrolled bills of most interest to agricultural producers and landowners. Several of these bills still await the Governor’s signature. Most are effective July 1, 2024.

On April 19, 2024, the Iowa Supreme Court reversed a decision from the Iowa Court of Appeals and ruled that shareholders of a family farm corporation did not prove their breach of fiduciary duty claims against their father and brother. Hora v. Hora, No. 22-0259 (Iowa S. Ct.

Iowa has a new rule when it comes to boundary by acquiescence and property transferred from a trust. In a rare reversal of precedent, the Iowa Supreme Court overruled Heer v. Thola, 613 N.W.2d 658 (Iowa 2000) (en banc) to find that boundary by acquiescence claims are not cut off by the one-year limitations period for bringing claims arising from the transfer of property by a trustee.

February 28, 2024 | Kristine A. Tidgren

As March 1 approaches, we review the estimated tax rules for farmers.

January 23, 2024 | Kristine A. Tidgren

Update: On January 31, 2024, the House passed this bill with a bipartisan vote of 357 to 70. As of February 12, 2024, the future of the bill remains uncertain. It does not appear to be headed for a Senate floor vote any time soon.