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Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference
June 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis. Conference will address agricultural lending in a down economy, land use and more topics important to lenders, attorneys and other agricultural professionals. Greg Cole, president and CEO of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services, will address changes his company has had to make in a down economy and issues ag lenders face because of it. In the same session, agricultural attorney Jeff Peterson of St. Cloud, Minn., will address related legal issues. Another topic of the conference will be land use and environmental issues. A panel will provide an update on agricultural and environmental laws affecting farmers and landowners in the Mid-South region. Among the speakers will be Rusty Rumley, senior staff attorney for the National Agricultural Law Center, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Ranch and estate planning will also be a topic of discussion at the conference. The conference opens at 6:30 p.m. June 8 with a reception at The Rendezvous Restaurant, 52 S. Second Street in Memphis. Onsite registration begins at 7:30 a.m. June 9 at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, and the conference begins with welcome and announcements at 8 a.m. More information, including a full agenda and online registration, is available online: http://nationalaglawcenter.org/midsouthcle2017/.