American Bar Association
Agricultural Management

Agricultural Management

Committee Description

Since 1996, the Agricultural Management Committee was founded to address cutting-edge issues concerning agriculture and the environment. The Committee focuses on developments in federal and state legislation, regulation, contracts, litigation and policy. Topics include the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, developments in biotechnology, livestock and grain issues, sustainability, food safety, and farm data privacy. Our Committee is made up of diverse members from various legal occupations, including in house counsel at large and small agribusiness companies, private practice attorneys from solo practitioners to partners in the nation’s largest firms, law students and professors with interest in agriculture, non-governmental organization attorneys, and government officials working in and regulating agriculture.

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Upcoming Events

Section Events

    24th Fall Conference

    Westin Denver Downtown

    The 2016 Fall Conference will crown the Sections 2016-17 program year, with in-person discussions of environmental, energy, and resources law that you can only find at the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources conferences. Each year, Section committees identify the most critical issues arising ...

    Environmental and Workplace Safety Criminal Enforcement Conference


    The Environmental and Workplace Safety Criminal Enforcement Conference is a one-day CLE Conference presented by the ABA’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Crisis management expert, Judy A. Smith along with top government representatives will lead discussions on noteworthy topics ...

Committee Chair


Galey, Megan

Committee Roster  

2015-2016 Agricultural Management Leadership

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Sites of Interest

Modified by Peter Clark on September 21, 2015

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