Archive for February, 2018

ALEI Resources Help Farmers Understand the System of Laws That Impact Their Operations

ALEI Resources Help Farmers Understand the System of Laws That Impact Their Operations

A key mission of the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) is to identify the legal needs of Maryland’s farm families and create educational resources designed to meet those needs. Recently, the University of Maryland Extension (UME) conducted a series of agricultural needs assessment surveys, collecting data from 16 counties in Maryland’s eastern shore and western-northern region. In the category of industry viability and concerns, early survey results show respondents ranked regulations and legislation as their […]

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Business and Legal Considerations Workshop at UMES

Business and Legal Considerations Workshop at UMES

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 and legal concerns, will focus on agriculture labor and taxes. “The workshop is a one-stop-shop opportunity for farmers to get a lot of information in a […]

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