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Phrases such as “carbon markets,” “carbon banking” or “carbon smart agriculture and
forestry” may not be familiar, but they are being used to describe a means of addressing
climate change that has the potential to significantly impact agriculture.
May 21, 2021
By Emilee BlockU of A System Division of Agriculture
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Phrases such as “carbon markets,” “carbon banking” or “carbon
smart agriculture and forestry” may not be familiar, but they are being used to describe
a means of addressing climate change that has the potential to significantly impact
These terms, and more, will be the focus of Max Williamson’s session at the eighth
annual Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference, hosted by the National
Agricultural Law Center. Having a strong understanding of carbon markets will allow
conference attendees to be a step ahead when working in this space, Williamson said.
“Carbon has been a topic of great interest here at the National Agricultural Law Center
and we are looking forward to Max Williamson’s session,” NALC Director Harrison Pittman
said. “I’m particularly excited for Mid-South attendees to learn more about the emerging
topic of carbon credit markets, how they operate, and where we expect to see develop
in the future.”
Williamson, based in both Washington, D.C., and New York City, focuses his practice on innovative
investment and project development transactions involving carbon regulation, renewable
energy development and other evolving regulatory markets and programs.
The conference is scheduled for June 10 – 11 with Williamson speaking on Friday at
noon CDT. Those interested can register and learn more about the conference and continuing
education opportunities here: https://bit.ly/3uXXvlm
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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