Nowell Berreth, Jack Sawyer and Don Segal participated in this annual event sponsored by the Agriculture Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Nowell Berreth, Chair of the Section, presided over the event and provide a program overview, 8:45am - 9:00am. Jack Sawyer presented "Death, Taxes and Conservation Easements: What all Farmers (and their Lawyers) Need to Know about Life's Only Certainties," 9:45am - 10:30am. Don Segal served as a panelist for "Upcoming Federal Food Safety Initiatives Under the New Administration," 10:45am - 12:00pm. Additional topics of discussion included the following.
- Property Taxes 101 for Farmers and Agribusinesses: Do We Still Have Property Taxes in Georgia?
- The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act: PACA and the Illusion of Collateral
- Animal Issues: Contamination Under CERCLA, Air Pollution by CAFO's and Legislative Confinement Restrictions
- Safety Net or Bailout: Who Receives Farm Subsidies Under the 2008 Farm Bill?
- Agribusiness in Georgia
September 18, 2009
8:15am - 4:30pm
Mercer Law School / Macon, GA