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2019 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced
Oct 3, 2018 -- University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March. The most recent research,...
2018 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced
Oct 23, 2017 -- University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March.  The most recent research,...
Recent Developments with Right-to-Farm Laws Webinar
Mar 14, 2016 --             In the 1980s, states adopted right-to-farm laws, or defenses to nuisance suits that might be brought against agricultural operations because of dust, noise, odor, etc.  Since their...
Maryland farmers encouraged to consider crop insurance
Feb 26, 2016 -- Annapolis, MD -- Maryland Secretary of Agriculture Joe Bartenfelder reminds farmers that the sales closing date to purchase crop insurance for spring seeded crops and to make changes to policies...
USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadline
Sep 22, 2015 --  WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the deadline to enroll for the dairy Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016 has been extended...
USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline
May 24, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their...
USDA Provides One-Time Extension of Deadline to Update Base Acres or Yield History for ARC/PLC Programs
Mar 2, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2015 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm...
Upcoming Farm Bill Workshops Announced For Maryland Producers
Oct 31, 2014 --             USDA – Farm Service Agency University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland Extension (UME), Maryland Department of Agriculture...
Website Dedicated to 2014 Farm Bill Information Now Available Online
Aug 19, 2014 --             The 2014 farm bill created new commodity programs, created new crop insurance products, and streamlined many of the conservation programs.  Maryland farmers will have many questions...
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