The Maryland Risk Management Education Blog provides readers with information on legal and risk management issues important to Maryland agriculture, upcoming events, and new materials of interest. The blog is powered by the University of Maryland Department of Agricultural Resource Economics and University of Maryland’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative.
Do You Understand When Another State's Tax Applies to Your Deliveries?
Although states differ in how they tax out-of-state companies doing business within their state, to be subject to another state’s sales tax, a company must have some type of physical or economic presence in the state assessing tax. This required physical or economic presence is […]
Maryland’s Dormant Mineral Interest Law Not Unconstitutional
This is not a substitute for legal advice. See here for the site’s reposting policy. In 2010, the Maryland General Assembly passed the “Dormant Mineral Interests Act” allowing a surface estate owner of […]
Melendez V. Happy Trails and Riding Center, Inc.- What do you want first: the good news or the bad...
The ALEI legal specialists often educate Maryland farmers about liability risks and how the use of liability waivers is one way farmers can reduce their liability exposure. In response to the presentations, we often get the following question from a farmer in one form or another, “Are […]
Weekly Roundup March 10th
Happy Friday everyone. Here is an update on this week's news and events. &nbs […]
Is It Negligent to Release a Seed Variety Before the Paired Pesticide is Approved?
This post is not legal advice. See here for the site’s reposting policy. This past summer, producers in the South and Midwest experienced damage to crops due to pesticide drift, a concern to many producers. […]
Weekly Roundup March 3rd
Good morning everyone. Here is this weeks edition of news and events. &nbs […]
Young Farmer Success Act Reintroduced
On February 15, a bi-partisan group of U.S. Representatives (Reps. Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania, Joe Courtney of Connecticut and John Faso of New York), working with the National Young Famers Coalition, reintroduced the Young Farmer Success Act (H.R. 1060). The Act addresses one of the […]
Agency Not Given Third Opportunity to Make Determination by Federal Court
This post is not legal advice. See here for the site’s reposting policy. 2017 has started off with a few court decisions involving agricultural law, and I’ve discussed a few of those decisions. In […]
A Bee on the Endangered Species List? Not Quite Yet
On January 11, 2017, a bumble bee in the continental United States, specifically the rusty patch bumble bee, was proposed for listing on the Endangered Species List for the first time (82 FR 10285). The listing was to be effective on February 10, 2017. On February 10, however, the […]
Weekly Roundup Feb. 17th
Happy Friday. Here is the latest edition of upcoming events and news. &nbs […]
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