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ALEI Resources Can Assist Farmers With Legal Risk Management

ALEI Resources Can Assist Farmers With Legal Risk Management

By Jess Feldman Agricultural liability is the responsibility Maryland farmers have under the law. It involves complying with existing laws and regulations as well as potential civil claims or “torts” that can arise.  While agriculture liability is a continuing issue for farmers, with assistance from the Agriculture Law Education Initiative […]

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Cook Presents at 1890 Food Safety Consortium Symposium

Cook Presents at 1890 Food Safety Consortium Symposium

ALEI legal specialist Nicole Cook discussed her role at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) at last month’s second Association of 1890 Research Directors (ARD), UMES, and the USDA-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) 1890 ARD & USDA-ARS Food Safety Consortium Symposium. The event was held at the Beltsville Agricultural Research […]

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Hughes Center and ALEI Choose Summer Interns

Hughes Center and ALEI Choose Summer Interns

The Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc. (Hughes Center) in partnership with the University of Maryland Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), has chosen two students for the 2018 Russell Brinsfield Summer Internship Program. Danielle Naundorf of Worton (Kent County) and Alison Venable of New Market (Frederick County) will join […]

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ALEI partners with University of Delaware Cooperative Extension

ALEI partners with University of Delaware Cooperative Extension

Last October, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension entered into a memorandum of understanding for Extension Legal Specialist and Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) member Kelly Nuckolls Winslow to spend part of her time developing […]

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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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