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Risk Management Implications of the 2014 Farm Bill
Gives an overview of the risk management decisions that producers will need to consider as a part of the 2014 farm bill. Presentation was given around Maryland in August of 2014.
Estate Planning for Farm Families: Updated for 2014
Updated for Maryland estate tax changes starting in 2014. This fact sheet provides an overview of the estate planning process
Federal Crop Insurance is Part of Farm Safety Net for Maryland Potato Producers
Gives overview of the qualifications for crop insurance on potatoes in Maryland
Trend-Adjusted Yield Option Introduced for Crop Insurance
Fact sheet has been updated to reflect wheat trend adjustments for 2015 crop year.
Understanding Agricultural Liability: Maryland Fencing Law
A fence is defined as “a barrier intended to prevent escape or intrusion or to mark a boundary; especially: such a barrier made of posts and wire or boards” (Merriam-Webster, 2012). In dealing with Maryland livestock ...
Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Farm Animals
Animal agriculture carries certain potential legal risks for liability from injuries caused by livestock. A horse owned by a stable operator, for example, may throw or kick a rider. Cattle may injure a farm visitor. An ...
Supplemental Coverage Option Now a Part of the Federal Crop Insurance Program
The 2014 Farm Bill created Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), a new add-on crop insurance option which provides supplemental coverage on a producer’s underlying crop insurance policy. SCO operates by mimicking a producer’s ...
Understanding the Diverse Legal Needs of the Maryland Agricultural Community
Agriculture’s total impact on the Maryland economy was $8.25 billion in 2010, accounting for over 22,000 jobs. According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, Maryland had over 12,000 agricultural operations producing a diverse ...