Leicester is an unincorporated community in Buncombe County, North Carolina, although it has begun a process towards incorporation in 2007. As of 2007, Leicester population is 12,514 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.26 percent. The township of Leicester, originally known as Turkey Creek, had a Post Office beginning April 7,1829. The name of the township was changed to Leicester (pronounced les-ter) in 1859. The town was named for Leicester Chapman. His father, Robert Chapman, was a captain under the Earl of Leicester and stationed in Wales. Leicester is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Agriculture Law Lawyers In Leicester North Carolina

What is agriculture law?

Agriculture Law involves farmers, landowners, and others in regards to crop-growing, farming processes, dairy production, livestock, farmland use, government subsidization of farming, and seasonal and migrant farm workers. There are numerous federal statutes that subsidize, regulate or otherwise directly affect agricultural activity. Some focusing on protecting migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, some for financial assistance to farmers and others for the construction or improvement of farm housing and other agriculturally related purposes.

Federal court opinions concerning agriculture law in North Carolina