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MSBA Agricultural and Rural Law Section
Annual Report
2012-13

Section Membership
As of June 17, 2013 the Agricultural and Rural Law Section has 150 members.

Financial Status
The Agricultural and Rural Law Section had an account balance of $6,426.02 as of April 30, 2013.

Continuing Legal Education Programs
The Section hosted five CLE programs.  In addition, the Section co-sponsored the 2013 Agricultural and Rural Law Institute with Minnesota CLE.  This year’s Institute was held in Mankato, MN and had 63 attendees.

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credit

Number of Attendees

Overspray on Organics: the Johnson v. Paynesville Farmers Union Cooperative decision by the Minnesota Supreme Court and its impact on organic and non-organic farming

9/26/12

171698

1.0 Standard

32

Attorneys’ Use of Groupons for Advertising: Ethical Considerations in Minnesota and Beyond 9 (Co-Sponsored with the New Lawyers Section)

1/10/13

175291

1.0 Standard

89

Relocation Benefits and Minimum Compensation in Eminent Domain Proceedings Involving
Buy the Farm Statute

3/14/13

176761

1.0 Standard

24

Be Prepared for the New Amendments to UCC Article 9 in Minnesota (co-sponsored with the Business Law Section)

4/23/13

177611

1.0 Standard

43

Backyard to Battery Cages: Egg and Poultry Production, Consumption and Regulation (co-sponsored with the Animal Law Section)

5/22/13

179167

1.0 Standard

33

Annual Meeting and Election Results
The Section held its annual meeting and elections on April 1, 2013.  The following officers and council members were elected to serve on the Section’s Council in 2013-14.

Officers (One-Year Term):            
Christopher Roe – Chair
Greg Bucher – Vice-Chair
Jared Peterson – Treasurer
Sarah Jewell - Secretary

Council Members (Three-Year Term):  
Michael Dove
Christopher Roe
Jeffrey Streiffer
Joe Thompson

MSBA Assembly Representative:  Gary Hansen
MSBA Assembly Alternate:  Brian Boysen

Submitted By:
Joe Thompson, Section Chair
June 17, 2013

         

 

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