Tiffany Dowell Lashmet
AgriLife Extension’s Owning Your Piece of Texas course now online
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The award-winning course, Owning Your Piece of Texas: Key Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know, which has been taught across the state by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Tiffany Dowell Lashmet and team, is now available online.
“Whether you have owned land for generations or are looking to purchase your first acre, this course is designed to provide practical and helpful information to make your experience in land ownership more enjoyable,” said Lashmet, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist, Amarillo.
AgriLife Extension is offering the online course, complete with practical tips and insightful examples, to help explain important legal concepts based on Lashmet’s day-long, in-person course. This self-paced course will take approximately 8.5 hours to complete.
The online course is available on AgriLife Learn, and participants can decide to take the whole course for a total $150, or pay $20 for individual, shorter courses.
Building a program for Texas landowners
Lashmet wrote the book, “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Key Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know,” which includes information on water law, fence law, oil and gas law, eminent domain, landowner liability, access to property, agricultural leases, renewable energy leases, real estate law, pipeline and transmission line easements, the Texas Right-to-Farm statute, special-use tax valuation, and key estate planning documents.