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Feb. 5, 2021

Federal crop insurance considerations & updates to be addressed in Feb. 17 webinar

By Will Clark
U of A System Division of Agriculture 

Fast facts:

  • Webinar hosted by the National Agricultural Law Center will provide updates on federal crop insurance
  • Webinar scheduled for Feb. 17 at noon to 1 p.m. EST
  • Register online at https://bit.ly/2JRlfof
  • No cost to participate

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — After a season of volatile markets, unforgiving weather patterns and a global pandemic, federal crop insurance will play a key role in keeping many agricultural producers afloat in 2021.

LAW OF THE LAND — Attorney Grant Ballard, seen here addressing the Arkansas State Plant Board in 2017, will discuss federal crop insurance in a National Agricultural Law Center webinar on Feb. 17. He will update webinar attendees on the latest legal developments and discuss important case law, regulatory changes and issues producers should consider for the 2021 season. (Division of Agriculture photo.)

Although many producers may rely on this safety net, federal crop insurance can be a difficult topic to navigate for producers, lenders and attorneys.

“Federal crop insurance is an integral part of producers’ risk management throughout the agricultural sector,” Grant Ballard, partner at the firm of Ark Ag Law, PLLC, said. “However, frequent updates and changes can make this topic difficult to follow.”

Ballard will provide clarity on the current landscape of federal crop insurance in a National Agricultural Law Center webinar on Feb. 17. He will update webinar attendees on the latest legal developments and discuss important case law, regulatory changes and issues producers should consider for the 2021 season.

“Grant is an expert in the field of federal crop insurance,” NALC Director Harrison Pittman said. “This webinar will be a great tool to help our stakeholders navigate this field in 2021.”

The webinar is scheduled for noon EST/11 a.m. CST. Those interested can register free of charge at https://bit.ly/2JRlfof.

For more information on the National Agricultural Law Center, visit https://nationalaglawcenter.org/ or follow @Nataglaw on Twitter.

 

About the National Agricultural Law Center

The National Agricultural Law Center serves 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: Will Clark
National Agricultural Law Center
University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
479-502-9708
wwc001@uark.edu    

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