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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

ALEI Awarded SARE Grant to Engage Agricultural Service Providers

        Contact: Josh Bollinger at 443-239-1392/ joshboll@umd.edu BALTIMORE — The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has been awarded a three-year, $159,380 grant from the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education (“SARE”) program. The grant will be administered by the University of Maryland Agriculture Law […]

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Business and Legal Considerations Workshop at UMES

Business and Legal Considerations Workshop at UMES

Nicole Cook, environmental and agricultural faculty legal specialist with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative at UMES, will be the keynote speaker at the UMES winter workshop, scheduled for Saturday, February 24 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Richard A. Henson Center. The workshop, intended for farmers with business […]

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University of Maryland Extension Offering One-Day Workshop for Commercial Poultry Growers

University of Maryland Extension Offering One-Day Workshop for Commercial Poultry Growers

The University of Maryland Extension is offering a one-day workshop for commercial poultry growers needing assistance filling out their  comprehensive environmental response, compensation, and liability act (CERCLA) registration. Additionally, help will be available to answer questions poultry growers, livestock farmers, and others may have about completing their annual implementation report […]

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Panel Presentation Videos from ALEI Annual Conference Now Online

Panel Presentation Videos from ALEI Annual Conference Now Online

By: Kimberly Johnson Over 100 farmers, regulators, agricultural professionals, students, and policymakers took part in the third annual Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference on November 17, 2017  in Annapolis, MD. The conference brought together the state’s environmental, agricultural, and legal communities at one event to stimulate discussion and advance understanding of […]

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ALEI to Livestream Two Panels at Upcoming Conference

ALEI is excited to announce we will livestream two presentations this Friday at our upcoming annual Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference. To tune in, visit  https://www.youtube.com/user/UnivMdBaltimore this Friday, November 17, 2017 from 12:40PM to 2:10PM. The livestream will begin at 12:40 PM with Maryland’s Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles’ presentation on […]

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2017 Conference Panels and Presenters

2017 Conference Panels and Presenters

Organic Farming – Challenges, Benefits and Legal Battles 8:35am – 9:20am Presenters: Alison Howard, Homestead Farm; Kelley Poole, Vice President of Government Affairs, Organic Trade Association. It has been an eventful year in organic farming. Panelists will discuss challenges and benefits of organic farming and the recent litigation filed against […]

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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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