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Webinar: How Mediation Can Help Farmers
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Category: Webinars

Summary: Farming is a livelihood and a tradition for many families. It has its rewards, but also its unique risks and pressures. Those may stem from the markets, the weather, financial arrangements, family, neighbors, government regulations and more. Conflicts that arise when farming and its support systems fail to mesh add to the stress. How farmers resolve those conflicts can play a role in reducing stress. Learn how mediation engages farmers in problem solving that can meet their needs and make the world more manageable.  

Intended audience: Farmers and organizations that work with farmers.  

Objectives: By the end of this webinar participants will be able to-

  1. Explain what mediation is.
  2. Describe how mediation can help the agricultural community, especially during the covid19 crisis. 
  3. Provide examples of how mediation has helped farmers.  
  4. Discuss what the Agricultural Mediation Program is. 
  5. Identify available resources in each state.

Presenters:

  • John Durling, Ph.D., Michigan Agricultural Mediation Program Outreach Coordinator
  • David Gruber, JD., Executive Director of Roundtable Strategies
  • Kate Pigott, JD., Program Coordinator with the Michigan and Florida Agricultural Mediation Program
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Contact: Ansley Fey - [email protected] or Stacey Jenkins - [email protected]