College Park, MD – The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) will host five webinars via zoom every Friday starting on Friday, March 31st, and ending on Friday, April 28th. The free webinars will cover those legal issues that Maryland landowners may face. A grant funds the program through the Northeast Risk Management Education Center. The webinars will feature Paul Goeringer, a Senior Faculty Specialist and Extension Specialist in agricultural law. He will address […]
The new USDA's Discrimination Financial Assistance Program makes $2.2 billion available to assist farmers, ranchers, and landowners who can show that they experienced discrimination prior to January 1, 2021, in USDA Farm Loan Programs. As the deadline to apply quickly approaches, join the Farmers' Legal Action Group and UMES Extension's Agriculture Law Education Initiative to learn more about the program, including how to determine if you're eligible for assistance and important information about how to apply for […]
Struggling to stay updated on the latest in agricultural and environmental regulations? Look no further! The Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference (AELC), proudly presented by the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), is a one-of-a-kind occasion that unites professionals from Maryland’s agriculture, conservation, and legal sectors. Mark your calendars for November 16th, as the event unfolds from 8 AM to 3 PM at the prestigious Crowne Plaza Hotel in Annapolis, MD. Registration is now open.