Archive for October, 2017

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 in Annapolis, Maryland. To register visit http://go.umd.edu/aleiconf. “I never dreamt I would be in this job,” said Schmidt. “It was never on my radar, and […]

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Organic Farmer Alison Howard to Share Her Story at Upcoming ALEI Conference

Organic Farmer Alison Howard to Share Her Story at Upcoming ALEI Conference

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, including cabbage, kale, watermelon and squash. The remaining 550 acres are used for growing grain varieties, including corn, wheat, barley, and soybeans. The farm also […]

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