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University of Maryland Extension is excited to announce the award of a Northeast SARE Professional Development Program Grant - Farm Stress Management for Agricultural Service Providers. The grant...

Grain Marketing Session

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:30am
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact you local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Grain Marketing Session Friday, January 8, 2021 | 8:00 am-10:30 am Registration: https://go.umd.edu/grainmarketing2021 This meeting will be virtual including speakers on various topics in grain marketing. Topics include local and national grain outlook for: tax considerations, crop...

Finding An Attorney for Your Case Requires Asking the Right Questions

Presentation being made at the NE regional meeting hosted by the American Ag Law Association.  Image by Edwin Remsberg
Selecting an attorney to represent you is not always an easy prospect especially if it is your first time needing legal help. You may not know how to go about finding the right attorney or what questions to ask. Does the attorney have experience handling cases like yours? Do you understand how the...
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on cover cropping for extreme weather, palmer amaranth, lawyer and insurance agents for farms, soybean research, farm employees and volunteers, sulfur deficiency in corn, cover crop sign-up, farm...More info

Looking for a lawyer or insurance agent? Here are two lists that can help you find one who understands farms.

Looking for a lawyer or insurance agent? Here are two lists that can help you find one who understands farms. Neith Little Urban Agriculture Extension Agent, University of Maryland First, read enough to know what questions to ask. The UMD Agriculture Law Education Initiative is a great place to...
In this issue: Seasonable Technology for Managing Poultry House Emissions First Farmers' Field Day at LESREC - A Success! UME Reps See Better Biosecurity Awareness Russia Confirms 13 More Avian Influenza Outbreaks Reviewing the Rules...More info

2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
University of Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore Research & Education Center (LESREC)
The University of Maryland is calling all Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia farmers/growers to the 2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC - Wednesday, June 27, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m We would appreciate the opportunity to share research in plant pathology - white mold and downy...

Current Legal Issues Associated with Dicamba Drift

Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
webinar
To better assist Mid-Atlantic service providers to prepare for developments in agricultural law, the Agriculture Law Education Initiative will host a quarterly series of webinars beginning in June focused on developing legal issues in agriculture and food law. June 19 at 12pm: Current Legal Issues...

2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Lower Eastern Shore Research & Education Center
The University of Maryland is calling all Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia farmers/growers to the 2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC - Wednesday, June 27, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. At this year's Field Day, we want to focus on the Eastern Shore Farmer - everything is directed...

Details of Syngenta Settlement With Corn Growers Announced

Image of corn being harvested by combine and dumping onto grain cart pulled by tractor.  Image by Steven Baird
Image by Steven Baird In September 2017, Syngenta agreed to settle claims brought by U.S. farmers for bringing Viptera and Duracade corn varieties to market before approval in China. On March 12, 2018, Syngenta formally announced that it would be settling all U.S. corn growers, grain handlers, and...

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