Archive for July, 2020

UMD Extension Specialist Leads Legal Component of New Risk Management Education Funded Project Focused on Risk Management Tools for Hemp Producers

By Marta L. Manzano The Northeast Risk Management Education Center’s Risk Management Education for Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance program recently awarded a $53,000 grant to the University of Maryland (UMD) College Park Extension Specialist Paul Goeringer, who is leading the legal component of an education project developing risk management tools for hemp producers.   With the number of U.S. hemp acres quadrupling in 2019 and passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, interest in this crop […]

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