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Maryland Ag Law Webinar Series: Current Legal Issues Associated with Dicamba Drift

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kelly Nuckolls

To better assist Mid-Atlantic service providers to prepare for developments in agricultural law, the Agriculture Law Education Initiative will host a quarterly series of webinars beginning in June focused on developing legal issues in agriculture and food law.Current Legal...

How to Avoid the Probate Process Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Discusses the process of probating a will and some of the negative impacts of probate, and then provides examples of other farm succession/ estate planning legal tools that can help farmers avoid the probate process if that is the best option for their operation. Registration:...

Legal Issues With Data (Big and Small)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

With the explosion of “Big Data” has come a lot of speculation about the benefits of new data tools, along with a lot of concerns. This webinar will work to separate some fact from fiction by starting with an explanation of just exactly what “Big Data” means, and the legal...

Harmful Algal Blooms and Agricultural Nutrients: State Responses to a Growing Issue

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Peggy Hall

Science points to runoff from agricultural fields as a cause of elevated levels of Nitrogen and Phosphorous in our nation’s waterways, leading to Harmful Algal Blooms, hypoxia and other water quality issues. In this webinar, Hall will present an overview of different...

Handling Change with your Employees

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Rodney Jones, Shannon Ferrell

This webinar will help agricultural employers handle changes in employee status, whether that is creating opportunities for incentives and advancement or separating from employment. In this session, we will also discuss some new topics in farm employment law, including the...

Getting Your New Employee on the Job

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell, Rodney Jones

This webinar will cover how to train your new employees, help you provide your staff with constructive feedback, and deal with employee compensation and benefits.The webinar is sponsored by Oklahoma State University, Southern Risk Management Education Center, Texas A&M...

The Basics of Human Resource Management on the Farm

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell, Rodney Jones

This session includes an overview of the seven steps to staffing for the farm and ranch. You'll learn how to map the human resource needs for your agricultural operation, writing job descriptions, advertising your position, and the do's and don'ts of the interview process.The...

CRISPR: A Biotechnology Breakthrough and an Inventorship Quandary

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

A recent biotechnology discovery – CRISPR – may influence biotechnology as profoundly as other monumental discoveries such as DNA, vaccines, and penicillin. The applications offered by CRISPR (an acronym for “Clustered Regularly lnterspaced Short Palindromic Repeats”) ...

Understanding the Veterinary Feed Directive Rule

Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

This webinar will provide an overview of the 2015 Veterinary Feed Directive rule and the use of medically important antibiotics in food-producing animals. Starting on January 1, 2017, veterinarians will have to write a VFD or prescription for medically important antibiotics...

The Legal Landscape for the Clean Power Plan

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Presenter: Lara Fowler, Penn State Law, is a chapter author of “The Law and Policy of Biofuels” Hosted by: Northeast woody/warm season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio)* and the Clean Power Plan webinar seriesThis webinar will provide a brief recap of the U.S. Clean Power Plan...

CWA, 404 & WOTUS: Navigating Wetlands Issues in Agriculture

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 10:00 am EDT

For more than 40 years the nation has used section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) as the federal regulatory program to protect wetlands. However, the relationship between the statute and agriculture is perhaps more uncertain than at any time in the past. As a result,...

Energy Leasing Webinar

Monday, June 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

Rural landowners and attorneys who want to learn more about solar energy development can do so at the upcoming Solar Energy Leasing Program webinar. Slated for June 27, the webinar is geared toward landowners who may be approached for solar development, said Paul...

Approaches to CPP State Implementation using Biomass: A Look at Oregon and Washington

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Chuck Hersey

Speakers:Marcus Kauffman, Biomass Resource Specialist, Oregon Department of Forestry Chuck Hersey, Forest Health Planner, Washington State Department of Natural Resources This presentation offers a glimpse into state-level approaches to the Clean Power Plan...

Legal Issues Related to Ag Data

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ashley Newhall, Shannon Ferrell

Agricultural producers are seeing an explosion in the opportunities to utilize agricultural data in their operations. On May 23 at 12pm EST, the University of Maryland, Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, and Texas A&M University will host a webinar...

Labor Law & Your Farm/Ranch Business

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

One of the biggest challenges in reaching your farm goals is likely related to employees—finding, training, and retaining them. Without employees your growth is limited. Managing the transition from farmer to boss requires skill, practice and patience, plus a basic working...