05/19/17 – 2017 Agricultural Law Round-Up

The Oregon State Bar’s Agricultural Law Section invites you to attend the Oregon State Bar Agricultural Law Section’s Annual “Round-Up” CLE Program this May!

Round-up Details

Where: The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, The Dalles, Oregon

When:   Friday, May 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cost:       Free for Agricultural Law Section members and $20.00 for non-Agricultural Law Section members. Coffee service and lunch are included.

*4.0 General MCLE Credits will be applied for.

Round-Up Agenda

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Trends and Updates in Agricultural Law

Presented by Harrison Pittman, Center Director, The National Agricultural Law Center.

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Food Safety:  What Do Clients Need to Know in 2017

Presented by Stephanie Page, Director of Food Safety and Animal Health, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Dr. Jovana Kovacevic, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University Food Innovation Center, and Kari Larson, Attorney, K&L Gates.

 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (provided by Section).

1:30 -2:00 p.m.

Oregon’s Right to Farm Law:  Recent Updates and Trends

Presented by Tim Bernasek, Partner, Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Direct Farm Sales: Land Use and Liability Issues Associated with Agritourism and Direct Market

Presented by Mike Gelardi, Attorney, Hershner Hunter, Jim Johnson, Land Use & Water Planning Coordinator, Oregon Department of Agriculture, and Randy Kiyokawa, Kiyokawa Family Orchards, Parkdale, Oregon.

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

2017 Legislative Updates and Oregon Agriculture

Presented by Mary Anne Nash, Public Policy Counsel, Oregon Farm Bureau, Jeff Stone, Executive Director, Oregon Association of Nurseries, and Katie Fast, Executive Director, Oregonians for Food and Shelter.

Round-up Registeration

The deadline to register is Monday, May 8, 2017.  Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.  Please register by email to Janine Hume at jhume@sussmanshank.com or by calling (503) 227-1111. 

  • Agricultural Law Section Members:  No registration fee. 
  • RELU and ENR Section Members: 
    Send check for registration fee (made out to the Oregon State Bar) to:

Janine Hume
Sussman Shank LLP
1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, Oregon 97205

We look forward to seeing you in May!



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