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Webinar: Animal Welfare Standards and Commercial Aquaculture Operations

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Environmental and ethical considerations are playing an increasing role in the food purchasing decisions of consumers and retailers. The scrutiny of producers’ animal welfare practices is intensifying and animal welfare standards, voluntary and mandatory, are proliferating....

Basics of the Endangered Species Act

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Basics of the Endangered Species ActSponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law ConsortiumTopic:The Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) protects species identified as endangered or threatened with extinction and attempts to protect the habitat on which they depend. It does so by...

Manure as a Solid Waste and Clean Air Issues in Animal Agriculture Webinar

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

2015 has seen interesting development in legal issues related to livestock production. In January 2015, a federal district judge ruled that manure (stored or applied to a field) could become a solid waste under federal environmental laws. At the same time, a consortium of...

“Biofuels, the Renewable Fuels Standard, and Invasive Plants: What's All the Fuss About?”

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Sponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law ConsortiumTopic/Program Description: In June 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a supple­mental final rule associated with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. This rule contains a lifecycle greenhouse gas...

Food Safety Modernization Act-Produce & Preventive Rule Webinar

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

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...

Small Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture: Preparing for Legal Issues

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Peggy Hall, Rusty Rumley

This webinar will address the current legal and future status of Unmanned Aerial Systems/Vehicles (UAVs) operation in the United States. Issues to be discussed include the current rules and conditions for operating UAVs, proposed regulations for small commercial UAVs...

Ag Labor: Complying with the I-9 Process

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

Photo by Edwin RemsbergComplying 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....

Family Farm Transition Webinar

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

Planning to transition the family farm from one generation to another generation? This can be a very difficult process that requires good communication skills, goal setting, financial analysis, tax planning, and retirement planning. Dr. Shannon Ferrell(link is external),...

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

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Goeringer

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...

Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claim Process

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

The National Agricultural Law Center in partnership with the National Association for State Departments of Agriculture is presenting this webinar for attorneys throughout the United States who are interested in learning more about the USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and...

Drought 2012: Ag Law Information & Resources

Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Harrison Pittman

On August 30, 2012 from 12-1 EST/11-12 CDT, the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas will host a free webinar covering legal and policy aspects of the historic 2012 drought. Issues covered in the webinar will include key aspects of federal crop...

Crop Insurance and Southern Agriculture: What You Need To Know

Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Harrison Pittman

Federal crop insurance has long been a key risk management tool for agricultural producers, as well as for lenders and others who work with producers. Current Congressional debate over the “2012 Farm Bill” strongly indicates that crop insurance will become an even greater...

Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Regulating Living Space

Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

This webinar, as well as access to its recording, requires a registration fee. Use the "Watch recording" link to the right to pay for it. Once you complete the payment process and get the confirmation screen, click on the link "Return to the eXtension...