Nov. 6, 2020
A year in review: Ag law webinar to discuss top 10 issues of 2020
By Sarah Cato
U of A System Division of Agriculture
- Webinar hosted by the National Agricultural Law Center will discuss top 10 agricultural law issues of 2020
- Webinar is Nov. 18 at noon to 1 p.m. EST
- Register online at https://bit.ly/37Pn8vC
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — After a year full of pivotal legal developments, the National Agricultural Law Center will give 2020 the retrospective it deserves, with a webinar discussing the year’s top 10 ag and food legal issues as determined by center staff.
The hour-long webinar will feature Center Director Harrison Pittman, and Brigit Rollins, Center Staff Attorney, discussing major events including dicamba decisions, the National Environmental Policy Act and changes to the Waters of the United States regulations, as well as their potential impacts in the long- and short-term.
“2020 has been a year without precedent for agricultural law,” Pittman said. “We’ve seen a global pandemic affecting food production and distribution, landmark Supreme Court decisions, developments in checkoff litigation, and so much more.
“We hope to put all of these issues in perspective as we move into the end of the year and look forward, to what we hope, will be a less turbulent year in 2021,” he said.
The webinar is scheduled for November 18 at noon EST/11 a.m. CST. Those interested can register free of charge here: https://bit.ly/37Pn8vC.
About the National Agricultural Law Center
The National Agricultural Law Centerserves as the nation’s leading source of agricultural and food law research and information. The Center works with producers, state and federal policymakers, Congressional staffers, attorneys, land grant universities, and many others to provide objective, nonpartisan agricultural and food law research and information to the nation’s agricultural community.
The Center is a unit of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and works in close partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library.
About the Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact 479-575-4607 as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.
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Media Contact: Sarah Cato
National Agricultural Law Center
University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture