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Contracts

Urban Ag home | Table of contents A contract is any agreement (written or oral) where the parties (the people making the agreement) exchange mutual promises in return for some sort of consideration (typically money or a good) or benefit (e.g., a service). Contractual arrangements in agriculture...

How do CSA Operators Manage Risks In Their Operations?

CSA operators utilize various methods to manage risks in their operations. One way can be through the membership agreement, but other ways can be utlized. Recently, a report was issued by Mayhah R. Suri and Paul Goeringer discussing the results of the work done by the Department of Agricultural and...

Legal Liability of Saving Seeds in an Era of Expiring Patents

While the Roundup Ready patent has expired, producers nonetheless need to understand the implications for their operations and how other laws may continue to limit their ability to save harvested seed for planting the following season. To determine if seed can be saved, producers should: 1) Review...

Community Supported Agriculture Contract and Labor Workshop

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:30am to 2:00pm
Frederick County UME Office
Community Supported Farm (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend a workshop focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor issues. The workshops are free but registration is required. This workshop will be held on Feb. 26, from 9:30...

Community Supported Agriculture Contract and Labor Workshop

Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2015 - 9:30am to 2:00pm
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Community Supported Farm (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend a workshop focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor issues. The workshops are free but registration is required. One workshops will be held March 3, from 9:30 a...
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