In the Media


Joe Peiffer on The Big Show 9/17/2021

Posted on: September 23rd, 2021 by Mike Peiffer

Attorney Joseph Peiffer recently chatted with Andy Petersen from The Big Show about how to plan ahead looking forward from the beginning of harvest. Listen below and feel free to read along! Andy Petersen: Well, let’s talk a little agricultural business here with a good Big Show buddy, and a business expert, Joe Peiffer, Ag […]

Joe Peiffer on the Big Show 5/27/2021

Posted on: June 10th, 2021 by Mike Peiffer

Shareholder Joseph Peiffer got to chat with Andy Petersen last month on The Big Show. Listen and read below: Andy Petersen: We’re going to talk the business of agriculture here for a little bit on The Big Show today. Joe Peiffer, good Big Show buddy. Ag and Business Legal Strategies is the name of the […]

Joe Peiffer on The Big Show re: Dean Foods

Posted on: December 8th, 2020 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer had the opportunity to chat with Andy Petersen of WHO’s The Big Show regarding the Dean Foods preference recovery efforts. The host aired the interview in two parts, on December 7, 2020 and December 8, 2020. The audio is embedded below and also transcribed: December 7, 2020 Dean Foods Interview Andy Petersen: Well, […]

Joe Peiffer Quoted in Debtwire Article

Posted on: January 15th, 2020 by Mike Peiffer

31 December 2019 | 12:27 EST Farm bankruptcies hit nine-year high; impact of higher debt cap remains unclear Chapter 12 family farm bankruptcy filings soared in 2019 to their highest level since 2010 as unusually brutal weather heaped more stress on an agriculture sector already reeling from the trade war with China and multiple years […]

Farmers In Crisis

Posted on: November 18th, 2019 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer was recently quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article entitled “Farmers in Crisis Turn to High-Interest Loans as Banks Pull Back.” You can read the full article here: WSJ 11/10/2019 or read the highlights below: “Some bankruptcy attorneys said costlier terms from nonbank lenders can make it hard for farmers to […]

October 2019 ABI Legislative Update

Posted on: November 18th, 2019 by Mike Peiffer

On August 23, 2019 President Trump signed a several bankruptcy law changes. Joe Peiffer recently discussed the changes with ABI Executive Director Sam Gerdano and fellow bankruptcy practitioners Robert Keach, Kristina Stanger, and Don Swanson. Click the image below to read the whole legislative update from the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Chapter 12 Debt Limit on the Big Show

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019 by Mike Peiffer

Joseph Peiffer chats with Doug Cooper about Chapter 12 and raising its debt limit on the Big Show The audio from this conversation is below, as well as the transcript. Doug Cooper:I have been spending some time with Joe Peiffer. He is a bankruptcy lawyer with Ag & Business Legal Strategies, and he has been […]

Joe Peiffer Discusses Cash Flows on the Big Show

Posted on: May 22nd, 2019 by Mike Peiffer

Doug Cooper: Joe Peiffer is a bankruptcy lawyer with Ag & Business Legal Strategies in Cedar Rapids and Joe, we’ve been talking about a number of things and a couple of things slipped through last congress and didn’t get done. One of those was the debt increase on Chapter 12. What’s the latest? Joe Peiffer: […]

Farms on the Margins: Debt Figures Raise Questions of Whether Farm Debt is on Cruise Control

Posted on: March 21st, 2019 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently chatted with Chris Clayton of Progressive Farmer/DTN regarding the current farm situation. Article: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/Ag/news/business-inputs/article/2019/03/19/debt-figures-raise-questions-whether Excerpts: “Right now, we’re having many people find out shortly before they have to pay rent that they aren’t going to have financing,” said Peiffer, who works with farmers in Iowa and Illinois. Some of these farmers needed millions […]

Joe Peiffer on the Big Show – Cash Flows

Posted on: May 8th, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer had the opportunity this week to talk with Doug Cooper on The Big Show regarding cash flows. Listen below! DC: There was some concern going into this year’s planting season that some farmers may have some cash flow issues with their bankers.  Joe Peiffer is a bankruptcy lawyer with Ag & Business Legal […]

Venue Reform & Effects for Farmers

Posted on: March 16th, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

From February 25-27 Joe Peiffer and Mark Kuhn (one of the farmers affected by the VeraSun bankruptcy in Delaware) were in Washington DC  for the Commercial Law League of America‘s Hill Day to talk with lawmakers about bankruptcy venue reform. While they were there they spoke with Doug Cooper on The Big Show about their […]

Joseph Peiffer on the Big Show Talking Venue Reform (Part 2)

Posted on: January 22nd, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Joseph Peiffer joined Doug Cooper on the Big Show again last week to talk about the new Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2018 that was recently introduced in Congress. Here’s part 2 of their conversation from January 18, 2018. Doug Cooper: Yesterday I visited with Joe Peiffer, a bankruptcy lawyer with Ag & Business Legal […]

Joseph Peiffer on the Big Show Talking Venue Reform (Part 1)

Posted on: January 22nd, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Joseph Peiffer joined Doug Cooper on the Big Show again last week to talk about the new Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2018 that was recently introduced in Congress. Here’s part 1 of their conversation from January 17, 2018. Doug Cooper: Joe Peiffer with Ag & Business Legal Strategies in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is a […]

Doug Cooper and Joe Peiffer on Venue Reform

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Doug Cooper recently visited with Joe on the Big Show regarding Bankruptcy Venue Reform. Part 1 (Aired December 18, 2017): Doug Cooper: I’m going to visit today with Joe Peiffer, he’s a lawyer with Ag & Business Legal Strategies, and he says this week he is hoping to get a bill on the floor of […]

Article on Chapter 12 from Bloomberg

Posted on: December 15th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe was interviewed earlier this year for an article on Chapter 12, featured on the Bloomberg website. Here’s an excerpt: “While heartening to farmers, the bill’s prospects are unclear as standalone legislation. Similar bills over the past few years, also proposed in the Senate, have died in committee.” Read the full article here: https://www.bna.com/us-senate-bill-n73014453020/

How Recently Enacted Amendment to Clarify Chapter 12 Will Help Struggling Farmers – Ep. 208

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently chatted with Sam Gerdano of the American Bankruptcy Institute regarding the changes in Chapter 12 bankruptcies. Here’s their conversation: If you prefer to read along, the transcript is below: Welcome to another American Bankruptcy Institute podcast. I’m Sam Gerdano, ABI executive director. It’s fair to say that the current 115th Congress hasn’t […]

Joe Peiffer on the Big Show

Posted on: November 7th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently chatted with Doug Cooper, one of the hosts of the Big Show on WMT and other midwest radio stations, about the changes in Chapter 12 bankruptcy laws and the current farm economy. Here are the first two segments of that interview (We will update this post when more segments have aired). If […]