Classes and Events

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Event: Ag Law Education Initiative Conference
Date: November 16, 2023  | Thursday
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 173 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401 US
Description: We are excited to be holding this program again in 2023 addressing the current issues within Maryland and bringing you expert-level speakers on various topics impacting our state's farmers and growers. You can visit our website @Agriculture Law Education Initiative ( for future schedule announcements and details as we finalize our speaking sessions for this year's program. Be sure to mark your calendars and feel free to share with any of your colleagues and friends who may have interest in attending!


Land in Maryland: Basic Legal Issues for All Landowners (ONLINE COURSE FOR LANDOWNERS)
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) has released a new online course for rural landowners in Maryland. The So You Want to Own Farmland in Maryland course is now available through the University of Maryland’s Enterprise Learning Management System – Canvas. The free program will cover those legal issues that Maryland landowners may face. A grant funds the program through the Northeast Risk Management Education Center.

The online course will feature Paul Goeringer, a Senior Faculty Specialist and Extension Specialist in agricultural law. He will address leasing, landowner liability issues, right-to-farm law, fencing laws, livestock liability, and estate planning. For more information or to register, go to