Archive for October, 2018

Professionals Confer Opportunities with Students at AGNR Career Panel

Professionals Confer Opportunities with Students at AGNR Career Panel

By Jess Feldman Five professionals in the fields of agricultural and natural resource policy discussed job opportunities after graduation with students at the College of Agriculture and Natural Resource’s (AGNR) career panel on September 24, 2018. The event was coordinated by Christina Farmer, Program Director within AGNR’s career services center. “This year I decided to focus on agriculture related careers in law and policy, to increase student’s exposure to industries they may have not considered,” […]

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Thompson Shares Insight on Pesticide Regulation at ALEI Conference

Thompson Shares Insight on Pesticide Regulation at ALEI Conference

By Jess Feldman and Kimberly Johnson Lindsay Thompson will be featured on the Chlorpyrifos and the Legal Landscape of Pesticide Regulation panel at this year’s Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference. The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. You can register through this link. Thompson will join Joshua Segal from the Office of the Maryland Attorney General and Dave Myers from the University of Maryland […]

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Cook Discusses Legal Considerations for Beginning Farmers at UMES Small Farms Conference

Cook Discusses Legal Considerations for Beginning Farmers at UMES Small Farms Conference

By: Kimberly Johnson and Suzanne Street Fresh outlooks, practical solutions and up-to-the-minute information about fermentation, soil, beekeeping, vermicomposting, small scale mushroom production and more are what’s in store for the 15th Annual Small Farm Conference to be held in the Student Services Center on the UMES campus.  On-site registration begins at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 2, online registration is available here.  UMES Extension Legal Specialist Nicole Cook will lead the session Business and Legal Considerations […]

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Dillard to Discuss Trending Topics in Agricultural and Environmental Law at ALEI Conference

Dillard to Discuss Trending Topics in Agricultural and Environmental Law at ALEI Conference

By Jess Feldman John Dillard, associate attorney at Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PC (OFW), will discuss Developing Trends in Agricultural and Environmental Law at the 2018 Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference. The conference will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Annapolis, MD.   Dillard grew up on a beef cattle farm in Amelia County Virginia and was an active member of Future Farmers of America (FFA), a […]

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