The National Ag Law Center will host its annual Mid-South Ag Law Conference June 9th and 10th 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 law field.
Topics and speakers include:
- Keynote Speaker – Judge Stephen Vaden, United States Court of International Trade and former USDA General Counsel.
- Mid-South Ag Lending and Market Outlook: Recent Trends – Greg Cole, president and CEO of AgHeritage Farm Credit, Arkansas.
- Update from the Potomac: 2023 Farm Bill and Related Issues – Hunt Shipman, principal and director, Cornerstone Government Affairs, Washington, D.C.
- The Future of Dicamba, Enlist Duo, and Other Crop Protection Products – Alexandra Dunn, partner, at Baker Botts L.L.P., former assistant administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
- Estate Planning and Taxation: Latest Updates, Pitfalls and Pointers – Lucas M. Haley, The Limbaugh Firm, Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
- Ethics: Attorney Wellness and Diversity in the Legal Profession– Sherie Edwards, President, Tennessee Bar Association; Vice President of Corporate and Legal for State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Co.
- Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land in the Mid-South: Legal and Legislative Update – Harrison Pittman, director, National Agricultural Law Center.