Experienced Agribusiness Attorneys

Wisconsin agribusinesses encounter many complex challenges which often require innovative and workable solutions. At Axley, our Agribusiness Attorneys understand the changing landscape of Wisconsin Agribusiness and has a wide array of experience in various agricultural legal issues.

Axley lawyers represent producers, suppliers and cooperatives in a wide variety of legal matters, including:

  • Business acquisitions and sales
  • Collections and enforcement of creditors’ rights
  • Contracts and business transactions
  • Employment law matters
  • Environmental regulation
  • Farm succession planning
  • Litigation
  • Matters before state and federal agencies
  • Real estate transactions


Our Agribusiness Lawyers provide personalized, client-centered representation. Agriculture is big business in the upper midwest, and as agricultural businesses have become larger and more specialized, they need more concentrated and sophisticated legal services to address their unique challenges in the industry.


Axley attorneys speak the language and understand the concerns of the agribusiness industry. Many members of our Agribusiness Team have first-hand experience working on and with local farms. Our Agribusiness attorneys are constantly monitoring new developments in the law through involvement with various agricultural organizations such as the Agricultural Agribusiness section of the State Bar of Wisconsin, while simultaneously staying informed of current industry business trends.

Client Successes

Some of our past experience in the field.
Obtained Defense Verdict in Multimillion-Dollar Alleged "Bad Feed" Claim
Obtained defense verdict for client following lengthy jury trial arising from an alleged "bad feed" claim.
Dismissal - Improper Installation & Servicing
Obtained dismissal of lawsuit against milking equipment dealer brought by farmer that claimed equipment was improperly installed and serviced
Gesina Seiler
Obtained Defense Verdict in Roll-Over Accident
Successfully defended local Co-op at jury trial from personal injury claim arising from roll-over accident due to alleged negligent loading of trailer

Featured Insights

View some publications relating to Agribusiness

Agricultural Land Tax Designation Requires No Business Purpose

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Hemp Gives New Options to Agriculture in Wisconsin

Recently, the state of Wisconsin authorized a pilot program for growing industrial hemp. The state previously outlawed hemp, being a...

Prevent Farm Accidents and Liability

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