Each year sees new developments in agricultural and food law. This year is no different. So far 2018 has seen Congress changing an environmental reporting requirement for agriculture which had been imposed by a court ruling and the announcement of the terms of the $1.51 billion settlement with Syngenta. What […]
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This conference will feature a range of experts who will share ideas, opinions, and information on current legal issues that impact Delmarva’s agricultural and environmental communities. When: Thursday, November 8, 2018 Where: Crowne Plaza Annapolis, 173 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis MD 21401 More details to come, Save the Date!
This event is part of the Women in Agriculture Wednesday Webinar Series provided by Mid Atlantic Women in Agriculture. These webinars are free of charge. When: Wednesday, May. 9, 2018 – 12:00pm Where: Online Description/Notes: Discusses the process of probating a will and some of the negative impacts of probate, and then […]
The event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m, registration will start at 8:00 a.m. Pesticide, MD & DE Nutrient Management & CCA Credits offered. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. To register, please call the Queen Anne’s County Extension office at 410.758.0166. For more information visit https://extension.umd.edu/queen-annes-county/agriculture-and-natural-resources/agronomy-day
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 […]
The University of Maryland Extension is offering a one-day workshop for commercial poultry growers needing assistance filling out their CERCLA registration. Additionally, help will be available to answer questions poultry growers, livestock farmers and anyone may have about completing their AIR (annual implementation report) as well as other Maryland Department […]
The University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) provided a series of special on-farm food safety and recall readiness trainings for farmers in January 2018. These trainings are supported by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE), a program of […]
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication, business planning, estate planning basics, and tax basics. The farm […]
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 […]
This workshop is specifically geared to operators of farms with agritourism components. The workshop will cover Maryland Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) basics, an overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act, food safety risk and recommendations for a CSA operation, recall planning and the role of regulatory agencies in a food […]