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Understanding Agricultural Liability: Maryland’s Right-to-Farm Law Can Limit Liability for Maryland Farm, Commercial Fishing, and Seafood Operators

Many individuals moving into agricultural areas in Maryland have no farm backgrounds and little understanding of agricultural operations. The same is true of commercial fishing and seafood operations in Maryland. Once there, the new residents may find the noises, insects, farm equipment on the...

Frequently Asked Questions?: Can I Shoot Down a UAV/Drone?

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be construed as legal advice Late in 2015, Jon Moyle, Ashley Ellixson, and I published Privacy Issues and the Use of sUAS/Drones in Maryland covering basic issues related to privacy issues with UAVs, more commonly known as drones. One issue related to...

Frequently Asked Questions: What Is the Difference Between an Animal Welfare Statute and a Right-to-Farm Statute?

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be construed as legal advice Introduction You often present us with questions looking to strengthen Maryland’s Right-to-Farm law or one of the county right-to-farm ordinances. Sometimes the questions relate to strengthening these laws in relationship to...

How Does Maryland’s Right-to-Farm Law Compare With Other States?

I am continuing the right-to-farm (RTF) law series today with a comparison of Maryland’s law with other states’ RTF laws. To recap, Ashley has provided an overview of what happened pre-RTF laws . For anyone interested in a good overview of pre-RTF law court decisions by state, please send me an...

Ag Leasing & Right to Farm Workshop

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Cecil County Extension Office
Farm lease agreements are an important and common topic among farmers and landowners. As Maryland urbanizes, farmland becomes more competitive and land transfers to the next generation there is an increasing need for resources and materials regarding written lease agreements and Maryland’s real...
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