June, 2015 - Guest commentary by Kelly Nuckolls, JD Candidate 2016, Drake University Law School, for Global Food for Thought: Expert commentary and analysis on global agriculture and food
May, 2015 - Neil Hamilton speaks about Iowa's clean water debate
Save the date: November 19-20, 2015 - Soil & Water Conservation Policy Conference
March, 2015 - Neil Hamilton comments on potential lawsuit involving water pollution
About the Center
Founded in 1983, the Center is internationally recognized for providing opportunities to study how the legal system shapes our food system and influences the ability of the agricultural sector to produce, market and utilize agricultural products. Contact us at 515-271-4956 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Drake Law School supports an array of courses, publications, conferences, research initiatives and created a certification program in food and agricultural law. Students learn about legal issues involving the full scope of food and agriculture, including marketing and finance; biotechnology; international trade; soil and water conservation; land use and environmental issues; food safety; and federal farm programs. The Center also hosts international law scholars to study food and agricultural law and policy in the U.S.
The Center has a 33 year history of legal research and policy action promoting better food and agriculture systems. Recent Center projects include Sustainable Land Tenure
, New & Beginning Farmers
, and Retail Agriculture
About the Faculty & Staff
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of Drake's Agricultural Law Center.
Drake was the first American law school to offer a specialization in agricultural law. Learn more here