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Farm Laws & Regulations

Contract Producers' Lien Law

Custom Cattle Feedlot Lien: Iowa Code Chapter 579A
Commodity Production Contract Lien: Iowa Code Chapter 579B
UCC Forms and Information

Other Agricultural Liens

Landlord's Lien: Iowa Code Chapter 570
Harvester's Lien: Iowa Code Chapter 571
Mechanic's Lien: Iowa Code Chapter 572
Lien For Services of Animals: Iowa Code Chapter 580
Veterinarian's Lien: Iowa Code Chapter 581

Confidentiality Clause Prohibition

Commodity Production Contracts: Iowa Code Chapter 202

Fence Law

Fences: Iowa Code Chapter 359A

Iowa Supreme Court opinions in fence dispute cases:

Duncalf v. Ritscher Farms Inc. (2001)
Longfellow v. Sayler (2007)

Corporate Farming Law

Corporate or Partnership Farming: Iowa Code Chapter 9H

Iowa Grain Indemnity Fund

Grain Depositors and Sellers Indemnification: Iowa Code Chapter 203D

Pesticide Law

Pesticides: Iowa Code Chapter 206

Fertilizer Laws

Fertilizers and Soil Conditioners: Iowa Code Chapter 200
Bulk Dry Animal Nutrient Products: Iowa Code Chapter 200A
Agricultural Liming Material: Iowa Code Chapter 201A

Cooperative Laws

Cooperative Associations: Iowa Code Chapter 497 (Applicable only to associations originally chartered before July 4, 1935)
Cooperative Associations: Iowa Code Chapter 499 (Applicable to associations formed on or after July 4, 1935)
Nonprofit Cooperative Associations: Iowa Code Chapter 498
Collective Marketing: Iowa Code Chapter 500



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Fax: 515-242-6072

Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
Attn: Farm Division
1305 E. Walnut St. 
Des Moines, IA 50319

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