The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer meeting in Stuttgart, Arkansas on November 6. The presentations will begin at 10 a.m. and will run through 12 p.m.  A lunch catered by King Kat Catering will be provided following the meeting for attendees. There is no charge for the meeting or lunch for attendees.  The meeting will be held at the Grand Prairie Center.

An RSVP is encouraged but not required on or before Nov. 2 in order to plan for lunch.  To RSVP, please contact Harrison Pittman at hmpittm@uark.edu or (479) 575-7640.

Information about the Stuttgart meeting including driving instructions and other key information is available here. A flyer for the Stuttgart workshop is available here.

The workshop will focus on key issues in the 2012 Farm Bill, practical legal aspects of federal crop insurance, ag leases, environmental regulation, and other legal and policy issues relevant to agricultural producers in the Grand Prairie such as environmental regulation. 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.

For questions about the workshops, contact Harrison Pittman at hmpittm@uark.edu or (479) 575-7640.