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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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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 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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