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2022 Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

2019 Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference in Annapolis, MD. Image by Edwin Remsberg

ALEI hosts an Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference annually. This event attracts agricultural service providers, attorneys, educators, environmentalists, producers, policymakers, and students to discuss the complex intersection of environmental regulation and agriculture in Maryland. ALEI prides itself on hosting an event that brings agriculture and conservation experts together in a forum that allows for exchanging ideas and education for conference attendees on current legal topics of interest.

This year’s conference will be held in person and virtually on October 28, 2022, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Annapolis.  Registration is now available!

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7:30 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast 

8:20 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks by- Dr. Moses Kairo,  Dean & Professor, School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

8:30 a.m. – A Look at Maryland’s New Partition of Property Act: How It Restores Hope for Heirs Property Owners

9:15 a.m. – Challenges of Hemp Over the Past 7 Years and Into the Future

10:00 a.m. -Break & Networking

10:15 a.m. –Environmental Justice in Maryland- How Recent Changes to State Law Impact Equity

11:00 a.m. – 2022 Ag and Environmental Review and What to Look Out For in 2023

11:45a.m – Pre-Lunch Address by- TBD

 11:55 a.m. – Lunch

12:45 p.m. -Keynote Panel: Farm Bill Panel

1:50 p.m. – Break & Networking

2:05 p.m. – Handling Food Waste – Organic Waste Reduction, Diversion, & Rescue Efforts in Maryland

Closing Remarks by – 2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Dr. Jinhee Kim, Professor and Assistant Director, University of Maryland Extension.

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