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With more than 29 years of experience in the Farm Credit System, Greg Cole, president
and CEO of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services will discuss the impact of COVID-19 and
trade wars on agricultural lending at the eighth annual Mid-South Agricultural and
Environmental Law Conference.
May 14, 2021
By Sara GardnerU of A System Division of Agriculture
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — With more than 29 years of experience in the Farm Credit System,
Greg Cole, president and CEO of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services will discuss the impact
of COVID-19 and trade wars on agricultural lending at the eighth annual Mid-South
Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference, hosted by the National Agricultural
Law Center on June 10.As part of the program to provide relevant and timely agricultural and environmental
legal research and information, Cole will conduct the session, “Moving Through COVID
and Trade Wars: Mid-South Ag Lending and Financial Outlook.”
“The Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference is a great venue for
dialog and intellectual exchange of knowledge and information related to the ag economy
and emerging ag law and environmental issues,” Cole said.
Cole received a Bachelor of Science of agriculture business and economics at Arkansas
State University and is a graduate of Louisiana State University Graduate School of
“The National Agricultural Law Center is pleased to have Greg be a part of the eighth
annual Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference,” NALC Director Harrison
Pittman said. “His expertise and experience will be an asset to the conference as
he acts as one of several valuable resources to foster dialogue about the variety
of agricultural, food, and environmental law issues impacting Mid-South agriculture.”
The conference is scheduled for June 10-11 with Cole speaking Thursday at noon central.
Those interested can register and learn more about the conference and continuing education
opportunities here: https://bit.ly/3uXXvlm. Those interested in the early bird registration must do so by May 24.
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
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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Will Clark, National Agricultural Law Center