Conservation Matters September 2015

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Agricultural law symposium will be Oct. 30 at TAMU Law School

Agricultural law symposium will be Oct. 30 at TAMU Law School

The Texas A&M University Law Review is hosting a symposium, Farm to Table: Agricultural Law in the Era of Sustainability, Oct. 30 in Fort Worth at the Texas A&M School of Law. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Amon G. Carter Lecture Hall, 1515 Commerce St.

Practitioners, scholars and agricultural experts will give presentations on the most significant legal issues affecting the sustainability of agriculture and food systems, according to organizers. Dr. Mark Hussey, Texas A&M vice chancellor and dean of agricultural and life sciences, and James Chen, professor at the Michigan State University College of Law, will be the keynote speakers.

The symposium will cover farm and ranchland sustainability, future of crop and food sustainability, and sustainable animal agriculture.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch and is available online. Early registration, through Oct. 16, is $60, and registration after Oct. 16 is $75. 

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