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Owning Farmland Webinar Series
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) will host five webinars via zoom every Friday starting on Friday, March 31st, and ending on Friday, April 28th. The free program will cover those legal issues that Maryland landowners may face. A grant funds the program through the Northeast Risk Management Education Center.
The webinars will feature Paul Goeringer, a Senior Faculty Specialist and Extension Specialist in agricultural law. He will address leasing, landowner liability issues, right-to-farm law, fencing laws, livestock liability, and estate planning.
“These webinars will be a great opportunity for landowners and other professionals in rural areas to learn about some of the basic legal issues that many deal with daily. They can understand their rights and responsibilities whether they are involved in agriculture or own land in a rural area,” said Goeringer.
Each webinar will begin at 12:00pm and run to 1:30 pm. The dates and topics are:

March 31st- Negligence, Livestock, and Guests on Farmland
April 7th- Fencing and Right to Farm
April 14- Agricultural Leasing
April 21- Understanding Insurance
April 28- Working with an Ag Law Attorney

Participants will receive copies of Extension fact sheets and other valuable documents as a part of the workshop series.
For more information, please contact Paul Goeringer at This institution is an equal opportunity provider. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any event or activity, please contact

This is material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2021‐70027‐34693.
Mar 31, 2023 12:00 PM
Apr 7, 2023 12:00 PM
Apr 14, 2023 12:00 PM
Apr 21, 2023 12:00 PM
Apr 28, 2023 12:00 PM
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