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Bucknum Law . . . the premier law practice for the agricultural community

Welcome to Bucknum Law where you will find a law firm that cares about the people we represent and prides itself on providing personalized attention, sound advice and practical solutions to their legal problems.

Bucknum Law is an experienced litigation and regulatory law firm with a focus on providing high quality legal services to the agricultural industry. Bucknum Law understands the real-life aspects of the many types of agricultural production operations and has extensive knowledge of how those operations are regulated by federal, state and local governments. With this understanding and know-how, Bucknum Law brings to the agricultural community the legal services it needs to maintain and expand operations to ensure economic viability and sustainability for future generations.

Susan Bucknum, the principal of Bucknum Law, was the former Senior Deputy Attorney General at the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General who built the well-known and successful ACRE (Agriculture Communities and the Rural Environment) program over a nearly ten year period. Susan is known in the agricultural industry for her experience, integrity and the favorable results she obtained on ACRE cases.

Through her work on the ACRE program, Susan established relationships with professors at Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State Cooperative Extension educators, federal and state agency attorneys and program personnel, legislators, municipal counsel and agricultural stakeholders all of which provide her with the experience and resources to provide first class representation to clients facing legal issues at the federal, state or local level.

Susan is knowledgeable about many different types of agricultural production operations, including for example:

  • Livestock operations (dairy, cattle, swine)
  • Poultry production (layers and broilers: chicken, ducks, and turkeys)
  • Equine operations
  • Cervidae livestock operations
  • Aquacultural operations
  • Alpaca farming
  • Direct sales of agricultural commodities
  • Biosolids used for land fertilization
  • Mushroom production (growing and producing substrate)
  • Viticultural operations
  • Nursery operations and tree farming
  • Orchards
  • Composting and mulch production
  • Timber harvesting
  • Clean & Green Act Issues
Bucknum Law’s knowledge of agriculture combined with over 20 years of litigation experience enables us to provide clients with creative, effective and efficient strategies to successfully meet their goals when faced with legal problems.

Bucknum Law is honored and committed to serve the legal needs of Pennsylvania’s number one industry!
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