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March 2, 2022
By Will ClarkU of A System Division of Agriculture
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Pesticide use, foreign ownership of farmland and the 2023 Farm
Bill are among the hot topics on the agenda for the ninth annual Mid-South Agricultural
and Environmental Law Conference on June 10 in Memphis, Tennessee.
The conference is hosted by the National Agricultural Law Center and will be held
in-person at the Cecil C. Humphreys University of Memphis School of Law. A livestreamed
option will also be available.
The event kicks off on June 9 with a barbecue reception and networking event at one
of the most famous restaurants in Memphis, the Rendezvous. The next day, attendees
will hear from a variety of different experts in the agricultural and environmental
“After two years of being virtual, we couldn’t be more excited to be returning to
our in-person format,” said Harrison Pittman, director of the National Agricultural
Law Center, part of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
“This year, our ninth annual event includes some of the biggest issues facing the
Mid-South, including the future of dicamba and other crop protection products, as
well as a look at the upcoming Farm Bill,” he said. “We will also have Judge Stephen
Vaden of the United States Court of International Trade kick off the program as our
Topics and speakers include:
Continuing education available
The conference has been approved for 6 total hours of CLE in Arkansas, Mississippi,
and Tennessee including one hour of ethics. It has been approved for 7.2 total hours
of CLE in Missouri, including 1.2 hours of ethics. The American Society of Farm Managers
and Rural Appraisers has approved this conference for 7 hours of CE.
Additionally, attendees who register by May 22 early bird deadline are also eligible
for two “bonus” hours of online continuing education credit from the above organizations
Learn more and register for the conference here: https://bit.ly/3rSvzAd.
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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Media Contact:Will ClarkCommunications CoordinatorNational Agricultural Law CenterPhone : (479) 899-2673Email : email@example.com