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Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Understanding Ag Gag Laws

Image by Edwin Remsberg A recent federal court ruling in Idaho has brought the debate over so-called “ag gag” laws to a head in many areas of the country. But what does it mean for attorneys, agricultural service professionals, educators and producers? On November 5th, the Agricultural Law...
A recent federal court ruling in Idaho has brought the debate over so-called “ag gag” laws to a head in many areas of the country. But what does it mean for attorneys, agricultural service...

Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Understanding the Recent Idaho Ag Gag Law Ruling

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Online Event
A recent federal court ruling in Idaho has brought the debate over so-called “ag gag” laws to a head in many areas of the country. But what does it mean for attorneys, agricultural service professionals, educators and producers? On November 5th at 1 pm EST, the Agricultural Law Education Initiative...

Produce and Preventative Proposed Rules: Food Safety Modernization Act

Photo by Edwin Remsberg The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. The purpose of the law is to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to proactively preventing it. The law...
Complying with federal and state labor laws can be complicated matters for not only agricultural producers but any business operator. One aspect of federal labor law is verifying the individual is...

Ag Labor Webinar: Complying with the I-9 Process

Monday, Jun. 22, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online Event
Photo by Edwin Remsberg Complying with federal and state labor laws can be complicated matters for not only agricultural producers but any business operator. One aspect of federal labor law is verifying the individual is eligible to work in the United States. On June 22, Dr. Shannon Ferrell,...

Landlord-Tenant Communication and Agricultural Mediation

Monday, May. 4, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Agricultural land leasing is an important feature of Maryland agriculture. Issues often arise between landlords and tenants not understanding what the law is or how to communicate with each other. On April 28th and May 4th, agricultural landlords and tenants or those looking to get into agriculture...

Understanding Maryland FarmLink, General Leasing Issues, and Setting a FairRent

Monday, May. 11, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Agricultural land leasing is an important feature of Maryland agriculture. Issues often arise between landlords and tenants not understanding what the law is or how to communicate with each other. On May 4th and May 11th, agricultural landlords and tenants or those looking to get into agriculture...

Common Labor Issues with CSAs

Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend one of the featured webinars focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor law issues. The webinars are free but registration is required. The webinars are...

CSA Contracting Webinar

Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend one of the featured webinars focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor law issues. The webinars are free but registration is required. The webinars are...

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