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Wolfe to Discuss Conservation Programs and the 2018 Farm Bill

Wolfe to Discuss Conservation Programs and the 2018 Farm Bill

By: Sarah Fielder Washington-based National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s (NSAC) Paul Wolfe will be one of the panelists at the annual Agriculture and Environmental Law conference, hosted by the Agriculture Law Education Initiative in Annapolis, Maryland on November 17. To register visit http://go.umd.edu/aleiconf.   Wolfe will discuss NSAC’s work in the […]

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Hans Schmidt tedding Hay

Schmidt to Discuss Nutrient Management

By: Sarah Fielder Hans Schmidt, the Assistant Secretary for Resource Conservation at the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), will speak about nutrient management at the upcoming Agriculture and Environmental Law conference. The conference will be held on Friday, November 17, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel […]

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Hillsman Offers Insight on Soil Health Techniques and Challenges

Hillsman Offers Insight on Soil Health Techniques and Challenges

By: Sarah Fielder United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), State Conservationist Dr. Terron Hillsman, a panelist at the upcoming annual Agriculture and Environmental Law conference, has a lifetime of experience in agriculture and natural resources. The conference, hosted by the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), […]

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Geary County Extension Agent Charles Otto and producer John Kramer examine Kramer's wheat using digital imaging to transmit images to K-State experts

Third Annual Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference

By: Mayhah Suri & Samantha Watters The Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference is back for a third year of dynamic presenters and discussion topics of interest to the farming, environmental, and legal communities. The conference is geared toward members of the agriculture community, including farmers, agricultural and environmental attorneys, regulators, […]

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ALEI Welcomes Program Coordinator Kimberly Johnson

ALEI Welcomes Program Coordinator Kimberly Johnson

By Sarah Fielder 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 […]

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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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