University of Maryland Extension

Legal Resources

The Thurgood Marshall Law Library of the Carey School of law has put together an exhaustive Agriculture Law Library Guide. The Guide links to the vast resources of the University of Maryland Library System.  It includes links to books, case law, and statutes, as well as leading agriculture law organizations and materials.  If you are an attorney or working with one, this guide can help you find the resources you need to solve problems.

The National Agricultural Law Center houses many resources nonpartisan research and information center that serves the nation's agriculture and food law communities.  The Center houses Reading Rooms covering a host of issues in agricultural and food law.  The Center has also complitation of states' recreational use statutes, right-to-farm laws, agritourism statutes, and many more.  Check out the Center's webite for more information.

The Sustainable Economies Law Center sponsors a website to facilitate the growth of the urban agriculture movement, SELCoffer this website as a collection of resources on laws and regulations that regulate who, how, and where urban agriculture can occur. As a collaborative effort, the content on is created by a group of legal professionals and law students, and the site is curated by SELC.

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