University of Maryland Extension

Business and Legal Considerations for Your Farm Workshop

When: 
Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Where: 
Prince George's County Soil Conservation District
Address: 
5301 Marlboro Race Track Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
United States
Event Type: 
Description/Notes: 

This event is designed is to equip farmers with an understanding of key business and legal principles associated with managing a farm operation while at the same time complying with the complex network of laws and policies protecting the integrity of the state’s food system and environment.

Presenters will discuss a variety of topics, including:

  • Financial Lending Contracts
  • Employment and Labor Laws
  • Farm Taxes
  • Reducing Farm Liability Risks, and more!

The $15 registration fee includes lunch, educational materials, and access to on-site lenders.

Program Sponsors: 

The Agriculture Law Education Initiative
The University of Maryland Extension at UMES
Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture
MidAtlantic Farm Credit
Maryland Small Business Development Center, Eastern Region
Maryland Agriculture & Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation

Cost: 
$15.00
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