What is a Farm Tenancy? Will You Know It When You See It?
By Sarah Everhart In a recent decision from the Iowa Court of Appeals (Porter v. Harden, No. 15-0683) tenants who lived on a piece a property for 24 years were served with a 30-day notice to terminate the lease. The tenants argued they were entitled to six months’ notice because they had a horse which grazed on the property, making the lease a farm tenancy. The Court agreed with the tenants. This decision made me pause and wonder: Would a similar decision be reached in Mary