Category Archives: AALA Conference

September 30, 2022 Weekly Round Up

It is hard to believe we have reached the end of September.  It has been a busy couple of weeks in the agricultural law realm. *Ag policy lesson from Dr. Outlaw.  Dr. Joe Outlaw offered an important ag policy lesson earlier this week on the Southern Ag Today website talking about unintended consequences. He discussed a proposed rule from the Securities and Exchange Commission on climate-related disclosures and how the requirement could have major impacts on agriculture.  [Read article here.] *EPA sued over alleged FOIA violations.  The Center… Read More →

American Agricultural Law Association Conference Review

Last week, I traveled to Portland, Oregon for the 39th Annual American Agricultural Law Association Conference. It was my first time in Oregon, and Portland was an absolutely beautiful city.  Being from the Panhandle, I was really taken with all of the beautiful trees and enjoyed several morning runs along the Columbia River. This conference brings together over 300 agricultural lawyers from all over the United States.  A good number of us traveled from Texas, including our 2019 AALA President, Amber Miller, from Lubbock.  I’m proud to serve… Read More →

Top 10 Things an Ag Lawyer Should Know

* Please remember to vote for the Texas Ag Law Blog in the “Niche” category of the ABA Top 100 Blawgs!  Click here between now and December 19!* In October, I attended the American Agricultural Law Association Symposium in Albuquerque.  As always, I came home with a huge notebook full of information that I am excited to share with you. I really enjoyed a session titled “Top Ten Things an Ag Lawyer Should Know.”  The speakers included Justin Schneider (Indiana Farm Bureau), Drew Kershen (University of Oklahoma), and Tim Bernasek… Read More →