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MidSouth Ag Law Conference June 9-10 in Memphis

The National Ag Law Center is hosting its annual Mid-South Ag Law Conference in Memphis, TN, June 9-10. The premier ag law event will feature a seminar on June 10th that will cover a broad range of legal and policy issues facing the agriculture sector and will feature guest speakers with expertise on those matters. The event is held at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Continuing education credits are available for attorneys who attend.

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Thursday, June 9

6:30 – 8:30 pm: Welcome Reception at The Rendezvous Restaurant, 52 S. Second Street, Memphis, TN

Join us for a “BBQ & Beer” reception at one of downtown Memphis’ most famous restaurants (cost included in registration)

Friday, June 10

7:30 a.m.: Registration & Light Breakfast

8:00-8:30: Welcome, Announcements and Keynote Speaker

The Honorable Judge Stephen Vaden, United States Court of International Trade, Former USDA General Counsel (2016-2020)

8:30 – 9:30: Mid-South Ag Lending and Market Outlook: Recent Trends and Outlook

Greg Cole, President and CEO of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services

9:30– 10:30: Attorney Wellness & Diversity in the Legal Profession: Ethics

Sherie Edwards, President, Tennessee Bar Association; Vice President of Corporate and Legal for State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Co.

10:30 – 10:45: Break

10:45 – 11:45: Future of Dicamba, Enlist Duo, & Other Crop Protection Products

Alexandra Dunn, Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.; Former Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

11:45 – 1:00: Lunch (provided) – Networking

1:00 – 2:00: Estate Planning & Taxation: Latest Updates, Pitfalls, & Pointers

Lucas M. Haley, The Limbaugh Firm

2:00 – 3:00: Update from the Potomac: 2023 Farm Bill & Related Issues in Ag & Food

Hunt Shipman, Principal and Director, Cornerstone Government Affairs

3:00 – 4:00: Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land in the Mid-South: Legal and Legislative Update

Harrison Pittman, Director, National Agricultural Law Center

Micah Brown, Staff Attorney, National Agricultural Law Center