Archive for November, 2017

Potomac View Farms LLC
Millard WesleyShafer
4019 Burkittsville Rd
KnoxvilleMD

ALEI to Livestream Two Panels at Upcoming Conference

ALEI is excited to announce we will livestream two presentations this Friday at our upcoming annual Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference. To tune in, visit  https://www.youtube.com/user/UnivMdBaltimore this Friday, November 17, 2017 from 12:40PM to 2:10PM. The livestream will begin at 12:40 PM with Maryland’s Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles’ presentation on Maryland’s Climate Change Programs. Given the federal political landscape, state level action to combat climate change is viewed by some as more important now than ever. […]

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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 USDA pertaining to organic livestock and poultry standards. Legal Resources for Improving Soil Health on Leased Land 9:20am – 10:00am Presenters: Sarah Everhart, Senior Legal Specialist […]

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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 Chesapeake Bay region, including conservation stewardship programs, the agricultural conservation easement program, and the crop insurance and conservation programs.   “We want to show how the […]

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