In 2011, the Maryland General Assembly gave the University System of Maryland a new assignment: preserve Maryland’s family farms and help their owners address the complicated legal issues associated with agricultural estates and trusts, regulatory compliance, and other public policies comprising what is known as agriculture law.
Guide to Drafting A Produce Recall
While there is no “one size fits all” recall plan, this guide, together with the Model Recall Plan will help each farmer create a specific plan to fit his or her operation’s needs.
2017 Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference
The ALEI Annual Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference is an opportunity to learn how to navigate the complex system of laws that Maryland farmers face. Nutrient Management Continuing Education Credit Available!
Opening a Distillery
Like any new business venture, starting a distillery requires careful planning and a major investment of resources. This guide is provides an overview of the legal processes involved in opening a distillery.
With the recent finalization of the Food Safety Modernization Act, Maryland farmers are facing new federal standards which affect produce growers and the processing of farm products. ALEI held webinars to begin helping Maryland farmers understand these new rules.