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Urban Agriculture Symposium 2012 - Neil Hamilton

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Neil Hamilton, director of the Agricultural Law Center and professor and Opperman Chair of Law at Drake University Law School, gives the presentation, "Urban agriculture: A key element in U.S. food and farm policy -- and of Detroit's future," at the 2012 Urban Farming Symposium, sponsored by and held at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, May 18. Hamilton, one of the nation's leading authorities on the role of law in our agriculture and food systems, discusses many forces shaping the future of our food and farming system, highlighting those related to urban agriculture. Hamilton shares his unique perspective on the federal agencies, legislation and programs focused on American agriculture, as well as on the growing emergence of the local food movement.