The National Sea Grant Law Center

Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

  • Second Annual Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference (April 17th, 2015)
  • Hosted by: the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium

  • Agriculture in the Mid-South is uniquely impacted by changes and developments in state, federal, and international laws and policies. This program is part of a long-term effort to provide relevant and timely agricultural and environmental legal research and information to attorneys, lenders, accountants, tax consultants, students and other agricultural professionals involved in the agriculture and aquaculture industries in the southern U.S. The goal is to provide resources in the form of presentations and content, as well as to foster dialogue about the range of agricultural, food, and aquaculture issues for the Mid-South agricultural community.

  • Conference Information

  • Date/Time:
    Friday, April 17th, 2015 (8:15am – 4pm)

  • Location:
    University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
    1 North Front Street, Memphis, TN, 38103

$150 - Attorneys seeking continuing education credit
$100 - Other attendees, not seeking professional credit
$25 - Students

Continuing Legal Education:
The program has been approved in Arkansas, Mississippi & Tennessee for 5 hours of general continuing legal education credit and one hour of ethics credit.

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  • Topics and Speakers
    Agricultural & Environmental Law Update: Recent Trends and Developments
    2014 Farm Bill for Practitioners, Lenders, and Other Ag Professionals
    USDA National Appeals Division 101: What You and Your Farm Client Need to Know
    • Amanda Urbanek | Deputy Assistant Director
      USDA-National Appeals Division, Southern Region
    Farm Succession & Estate Planning for Mid-South Agriculture
    Ethical Considerations for Farm Clients
    Easement Negotiation 101: Focus on Gas Pipelines and Energy Transmission Lines
    • Peggy Kirk Hall | Director
      Agricultural & Resource Law Program, The Ohio State University
    • Ross Pifer | Clinical Professor of Law and Director
      Agricultural Law Resource & Reference Center, Penn State Law

    For more information, contact the National Agricultural Law Center (

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