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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
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 ...
Taxes and Land Preservation: Computing the Capital Gains Tax
Selling development rights or easements has tax implications for landowners, especially those who have owned their farms for a long period of time and seen land values escalate. This fact sheet discusses some of the ...
State Review of Environmental Impacts Could Result in Mineral Leasing Opportunities in Maryland
Starting in 2007, many western Maryland landowners saw increased oil and gas leasing as gas companies further developed the Marcellus Shale which contains one of the largest known natural gas reserves in the world. The ...
Estate Planning for Farm Families
Do Agricultural Land Preservation Programs Reduce Overall Farmland Loss?
When purchase of development rights (PDR) programs are in place to prevent farmland from being developed into commercial or residential property, you would expect that less farmland would be converted. But are these programs ...
Trend-Adjusted Yield Option Introduced for Crop Insurance
(Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy, 2013-11-01)