February 5, 2013: Center Hosting Producer Workshop in Keiser, Arkansas














The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer meeting at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Keiser, Arkansas on February 5, 2013 to discuss laws and regulations important to row crop producers.

The meeting will focus on recent farm bill developments, practical legal aspects of federal crop insurance, ag leases, environmental regulation, and other legal and policy issues relevant to agricultural producers.

The presentations will begin at 10 a.m. and will run through 12 p.m. Lunch will be provided following the meeting for attendees. There is no charge for the meeting or lunch for attendees.  An RSVP is encouraged but not required on or before January 31 in order to plan for lunch. To RSVP, please contact Harrison Pittman at hmpittm@uark.edu or (479) 575-7640.

Presenters will be Harrison Pittman, Director of the National Agricultural Law Center and Grant Ballard, Center Research Consultant and Associate with the Banks Law Firm, PLLC.

The workshop is provided with generous support from the Banks Law Firm, PLLC, a firm headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas that represents agricultural producers. The gift was provided by the Banks Law Firm to help provide a comprehensive legal educational series for agricultural producers and to help celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the National Agricultural Law Center. Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas the Center is a unit of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, serving the nation's agricultural community of farmers, attorneys, cooperative extension personnel, state and federal policymakers, and others.