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Farm Lease

When Keeping Your Landlord Happy Backfires

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be construed as legal advice If you are renting farmland then part of your job is keeping the landlord happy. Keeping the landlord happy may come in a whole host of ways, such as cleaning the driveway off after a snowstorm for an elderly landlord or...

Agricultural Leasing in Maryland (FS-971)

As we approach the end of the year, many farmers and their landlords will be making decisions on renewing land leases. Should the rent be increased? Should additional terms be included? As you begin these discussions, farmers and landlords should consider reviewing Agricultural Leasing in Maryland...

2014 Maryland County Cash Rents

Photo by Edwin Remsberg
A few weeks ago, I posted about the statewide cash rent averages for Maryland and Delaware, and that we saw that statewide cash rents had increased for non-irrigated, irrigated, and pastureland in both states. But how did county cash rent averages compare with the statewide averages? USDA-NASS...

Finding Land to Feed the Local Food Movement

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Prince George's County Soil Conservation District Office
Join us as we figure out ways to keep farming strong in Prince George’s County and the region by finding land for beginning farmers to lease or purchase. We need more beginning farmers! People think of Prince George’s as an urban county, but according to the most recently published agricultural...
Upcoming winter information and programs for ag producers including workshops for poultry growers, farm lease renewals, equine owners, pesticide recertification, Annie's Project and more!More info
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