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ALEI Welcomes Program Coordinator Kimberly Johnson

ALEI Welcomes Program Coordinator Kimberly Johnson

ALEI welcomes its new Program Coordinator, Kimberly Johnson. According to Johnson, it was her mother and divine intervention that facilitated her interviewing for the position. She hopes to gain experience as a program coordinator in her new university position. Before joining the ALEI team, Johnson had limited experience with the […]

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ALEI Awarded Northeast SARE Grant

ALEI Awarded Northeast SARE Grant

By: Sarah Fielder The University of College Park, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) was recently awarded a Northeast SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Partnership Grant to create and administer on-farm food safety educational programs. The amount of the grant was $14,917. […]

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Sean Jones presenting at ALEI’s annual conference

ALEI Connects Environmental, Farming Communities

By Sarah Fielder and Mayhah Suri The Agriculture Law Education Initiative’s November 18 Agriculture and Environmental Law conference in Annapolis, Maryland, brought together experts from the law, agriculture, and environmental fields to foster a dialogue about how these fields can work in tandem to improve lives and protect the environment. The […]

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USDA Recognizes ALEI’s Work on Joint Project

USDA Recognizes ALEI’s Work on Joint Project

By Sarah Fielder and Mayhah Suri The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recognized the Agriculture Law Education Initiative recently for participating in a joint project led by the University of Maryland Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Maryland Farm Bureau. The project developed a community supported […]

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Panel Discussion: Navigating the Local Food Marketplace

Panel Discussion: Navigating the Local Food Marketplace

By Sarah Everhart and Mayhah Suri The Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), in conjunction with the Maryland Farm Bureau, hosted “Navigating the ‘Local Food’ Marketplace” in July. Scheduled in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Buy Local challenge week, the event was designed to help connect local food buyers […]

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4019 Burkittsville Rd
KnoxvilleMD

ALEI Joins Dairy Risk Management Workshops

By Paul Goeringer With the Maryland dairy economy struggling and previous nutrient management exemptions expiring the first of July, three dairy risk management workshops were held across Maryland. The workshops, held by Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Maryland Crop Insurance Education Program, covered financial risk management information, an update on […]

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