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.
These workshops will cover Maryland Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) basics and an overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act for CSA Operators, On-Farm Markets, and Agritourism Operators.
Farm Succession Workshops
At the series of farm succession workshops, participants will walk away with the tools they need to start developing a farm succession plan and prepare the next generation to keep the farming operation successful.
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.