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A Quick Overview of Pesticide Drift Liability

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be considered legal advice Recently I was asked to present at the University of Maryland Extension’s commercial pesticide training in Frederick and Denton. My topic was pesticide drift liability. I decided to bypass looking at the administrative process...

Landowner Liability and Recreational Access (EB-357)

The increasing interest of the general public in outdoor recreation activities, the limited amount of public land available, and increasing development of open space have created greater pressure on private rural land for recreation. Private landowners in Maryland will benefit from understanding...

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Animals (FS-990)

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Animals (FS-990, 2014), discusses potential liability for livestock and other animals you may have on the farm. Typical theories for liability would include strict liability and negligence. This publication walks you through previous...

To Fence or Not to Fence: That is the Question

Photo from USDA-ARS
This column originally appeared in the March 25, 2014 issue of the Delmarva Farmer newspaper. Note: This article is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney and should not be viewed as legal advice. According to the 2007 Census of Ag, Maryland had roughly 5,970 livestock operations and...

Can I Make a Citizen’s Arrest?

The author would like to thank Theodore Feitshans, North Carolina State University, Shannon Ferrell, Oklahoma State University, William Pons, University of Maryland School of Law, and Kimberly Manuelides, Saul Ewing LLP, Baltimore, MD for their input on this column. Note: This article is not a...

Landowner Liability and Recreational Access

The increasing interest of the general public in outdoor recreation activities, the limited amount of public land available, and increasing development of open space have created greater pressure on private rural land for recreation. Private landowners in Maryland will benefit from understanding...
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