maryland department of agriculture

Ensuring the Continued Viability of Rural Communities: Using Mediation to Settle Disputes

Mediation, a form of alternative dispute resolution, has considerable advantages over litigation in terms of relationships among parties, finances, and time. Mediation can be a useful alternative to expensive litigation for many disputes. It encourages individuals to take responsibility for their...

New Regulations on Invasive Plants in Maryland Go Into Effect

This post should not be a substitute for legal advice On April 11, 2016, new regulations related to invasive plants went into effect in Maryland. The new regulations define what is considered a Tier 1 and Tier 2 invasive plant and when to grow invasive plant species in Maryland. The regulations...

How Do the PMT Regulations Become a Law?

We’ve decided not to do a short overview of the recently announced Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations from the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA). The feeling is another overview of the regulations would be redundant and fall on an audience who has heard enough about PMT. You’ve all...

Maryland Agricultural Certainty Program’s Proposed Regulations Announced

By Edwin Remsberg
This post shall not be construed as legal advice. On October 17, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) published the proposed regulations for the Agricultural Certainty Program (ACP) in the Maryland Register ( http://1.usa.gov/1yLxuVT ). ACP, passed by the General Assembly during the 2013...
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