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Preparing Your Farm for Impacts of COVID-19

What is COVID-19? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (official name: SARS-CoV-2) that was identified in 2019. This virus is responsible for the respiratory disease outbreak that began in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and quickly circulated around...

Hops Production in Maryland: 2017-2018 Hops Trial Growing Season Report and Best Management Practices

This publication details what we have learned from the University of Maryland hops project and includes current production recommendations for growing hops in Maryland. This is a multi-year study and partnership with Flying Dog Brewery that started in 2016.

Maryland Corn Earworm Moth Map

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If you’re spraying non-GMO corn to manage corn earworm, then check out our new website for monitoring populations at www.mdmothmap.com . There you’ll find up-to-date catch counts for pheromone traps located across Maryland. Just click on a pin to display the most recent 5-day total. These 5-day...

How to Report a Foodbourne Illness in Maryland

The purpose of this fact sheet is to 1) give consumers addtional information on whom to contact when sick, 2) how a sick person would be diagnosed, and 3) the questions your health care provider may ask. The fact sheet also provides a list of Maryland Health Departments, how reporting is important...

A Look at 2015 Land Values in Maryland and Delaware

Photo by Edwin Remsberg Each year USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service (NASS) surveys farms to get land value information on cropland and pastureland. The annual survey also takes into account an estimated value of all land and buildings. NASS compares the survey results to the previous year’s...
The Agriculture Law Education Initiative in conjunction with the newly formed Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) Special Committee on Agriculture, has published the 2014 Legal Services Directory...
During April and May of 2013, members of the Agriculture Law Education Project team conducted in-depth, one-on-one structured interviews with 23 leaders from a wide range of statewide agriculture-...
In the summer of 2013, the Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy surveyed the University of Maryland Extension (UME) faculty on what they perceived to be the most important legal needs...
The Agriculture Law Education Initiative attended the 2013 Maryland Farm Bureau Conference, held on December 8 - 10, 2013. Playing host to a multitude of organizations and individuals that assist,...
On November 15, the Steering Committee of the newly formed Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) Special Committee on Agricultural Law met at the Maryland Department of Agriculture in Annapolis. The...
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