by Sarah Fielder Organic farmer Alison Howard will speak about organic farming at the annual Agriculture and Environmental Law conference held Friday, November 17, 2017. Howard’s farm is in Millington, Maryland where she and her husband, Luke, farm a total of 600 acres. Fifty acres are designated for growing vegetables, […]
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If you grow produce you need to keep records in order to comply with the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act(FSMA). If your operation is not subject to the law you need to keep certain records to prove your exemption. If your operation is subject to the […]
by Sarah Fielder ALEI welcomes a new legal specialist to the College Park campus, Ms. Kelly Nuckolls. Kelly Nuckolls first heard about ALEI while in the LL.M. program in Agricultural and Food Law at the University of Arkansas. Program director Professor Susan Schneider recommended Nuckolls speak to the ALEI Extension […]
By Sarah Fielder ALEI welcomes its new Program Coordinator, Kimberly Johnson. According to Johnson, it was her mother and divine intervention that facilitated her interviewing for the position. She hopes to gain experience as a program coordinator in her new university position. Before joining the ALEI team, Johnson had limited […]
As the USDA reports, the number of women involved in agriculture has grown in recent years. Mid-Atlantic Women in Agriculture is dedicated to providing information and resources to women who share a passion for agriculture.
Mid-Atlantic landowners have received offers to lease their land for wind, solar or other renewable energy leases. These leases can often be long documents and difficult to understand. Ashley Ellixson and Paul Goeringer will walk you through the legal implications of these leases to help you in making a decision.