Gerry Harrison's Extension education, teaching and research focuses on farm
management, estate planning, federal tax law and numerous legal topics with
emphasis on Indiana agriculture. Gerry is a Member of the Indiana Bar. He has
authored or co-authored numerous articles, papers, and publications for 42
years at Purdue. He serves for 10 years as a resource specialist on the Purdue
Land Use Team. The Land Use Team won the Purdue Ag Dean’s Ag Team Award in
His program is of daily assistance to farmers, landowners, lawyers and
accountants in Indiana and beyond for: farm management, estate planning,
business organization and many other legal and tax topics such as farmland
leasing, conservation easements, like-kind exchanges and mineral leasing.
He presents seminars in Indiana on Estate and Family Farm Business Transfer
Planning and on Ag Law and Taxes … . His seminars serve not only farmers and
landowners with continuing education credits for Indiana lawyers, accountants
and insurance producers.
Selected publications by Gerry are online at the Purdue Education Store
under Agricultural Economics, such as “Farmland Lease Law in Indiana” at: http://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/EC/EC-713.pdf and Indiana
Farm Fence Laws at: http://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/EC/EC-657.pdf.
He teaches Ag EC-455, Ag Law, with a Web page at: http://www.agecon.purdue.edu/academic/agec455/.
At this site additional papers are posted by entering “papers and
Besides the Ag Law course, which Gerry initiated in 1981, he also developed
“federal income tax law” as a Dept. of Ag Econ course in 1983 and taught the
course for 13 years and has resumed teaching the course in 2011. He also taught
the “Estate Planning” course to undergraduates at Purdue. Gerry was the editor
and co-founder (1973) of what is now the Purdue Agricultural Economics
Report--available currently and archived at: http://www.agecon.purdue.edu/extension/pubs/paer/.
Gerry is available to assist farmers, landowners
and legal and tax professionals weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling:
765-494-4216 or toll free 1-888-398-4636, ask for Gerry at Ext. 44216 — Preferably,
contact Gerry by E-mail: email@example.com.