University of Maryland Extension


Participants learning about issues facing the farm economy at a recent workshop.  Image by Edwin Remsberg
College Park, MD – This winter, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) is partnering with the University of Maryland Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to host a...

Webinar Highlighting 2018 Farm Bill Now Available

Image shows corn field with grain elevator in distance.  Image is by United Soybean Board
In August, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics hosted a webinar covering the 2018 Farm Bill debate. As I write and post this post, the Farm Bill is still being debated by the conference committee and this webinar covers the competing House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill. The...

ARC/PLC Election

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 (All day) to Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2015 (All day)
Your county FSA office
Maryland farmers will need to be aware that the election period for the new farm programs will continue during this time frame. Before making this decision, please utilize one of the decision making tools available through USDA-FSA. To get to those tools and other information, see the Farm Bill...

What Do Landlords Need to Know about the Farm Bill?

Photo by Edwin Remsberg
Let’s talk about what decisions landlords need to consider making with the tenant, making on his/her own, or just signing a power of attorney and letting the tenant handle. Landlords will need to think about reallocating base acres, updating payment yields, and electing whether each covered...
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