2012 Drought: Ag Law Information & Resources

Provided with generous support from Banks Law Firm, PLLC



On August 30, 2012 from 12-1 EST/11-12 CDT, the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas will host a free webinar covering legal and policy aspects of the historic 2012 drought.  Issues covered in the webinar will include key aspects of federal crop insurance and disaster assistance, some aspects of federal/state aspects on hay transport, an explanation of USDA drought initiatives available to producers, an update on the 2012 farm bill process relevant to drought, and the ethanol mandate waiver.  The webinar will include a question and answer session.

This free webinar is part of a series of educational webinars provided by the National Agricultural Law Center with generous support from the Banks Law Firm, PLLC.   The gift was given in order to provide a legal education series focused on agricultural producers and to help publicize the 25th anniversary of the National Agricultural Law Center.   For more information about the gift and the educational series, click here and here.

Target Audience

The webinar is designed for producers, landowners, extension agents, and anyone else interested in learning about some of the legal and policy issues relevant to agriculture following the 2012 drought.

About the Center

The National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas is the nation’s leading source of agricultural and food law research and information.  Located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the National Agricultural Law Center is a unit of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.


Date: Thursday, August 30, 2012

Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (EDT) / 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CDT)

Cost: Free of Charge

To Participate in the Webinar

Participating in the webinar is very easy, even if this is the first webinar in which you have participated. At 12  EDT, simply click here: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/aglaw and sign in as a  guest. Before viewing the webinar,  please visit the following URL to confirm your ability to connect to the  server: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/testconnect/.