Conferences & Symposia

2015 Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference


November 20, 2015

University of Maryland Agriculture Law Education Initiative

2015 Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference
November 20, 2015  |  8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Doubletree Hotel   210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, Md.

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Continuing Learning Education Credit Available!
Attendees of the AFO General Discharge Permit panel will earn 1 (one) Nutrient Management Program Continuing Learning Education Unit from the Maryland Department of Agriculture.

The University of Maryland’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) has recruited a dynamic panel of presenters to discuss the complex intersection of environmental regulation and agriculture in Maryland at the upcoming 2015 Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference.  The Conference is geared toward members of the agriculture community, including farmers, agricultural and environmental attorneys, regulators, agriculture professionals, environmental associations, and elected officials. ALEI hopes the Conference will advance the dialogue about the system of environmental laws that affect farmers across Maryland.

Featured topics and speakers include:

Aquaculture Leasing:
Donald Webster, University of Maryland Regional Extension Specialist

On-Farm Conservation Practices:
John Swaine, III, Talbot County Farmer, Chairman of Talbot County Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors

State of Agriculture and Phosphorus Management Tool Implementation:
Joseph Bartenfelder, Secretary of Agriculture

Anaerobic Digesters On the Farm: Policy, Legal and Science Panel Discussion:

  • Gary Kelman, Chief, Animal Feeding Operation Division, Maryland Department of the Environment
  • Bill Paul, Chief, Combustion and Metallurgical Division, Air & Radiation Management Administration, Maryland Department of the Environment
  • Stephanie Lansing, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Dept. of Environmental Science and Technology

Nutrient Credit Trading:
Ben Grumbles, Secretary of the Environment


$10 per person. Please RSVP by November 13 online here.

For more information, please email umaglaw@umd.edu.

The Agriculture Law Education Initiative is a collaboration between the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Maryland, College Park.  Through the University of Maryland Extension - the statewide, non-formal agriculture education system - the collaboration partners with the School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

NOTE: The Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by the ALEI, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. ALEI may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by ALEI including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

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