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Maryland Risk Management Education Podcast

Welcome to my podcast focused on ag law, risk management education, farm policy, and crop insurance issues focused on Maryland agricultural producers. Any images you see are by Edwin Remsberg unless otherwise noted.
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Apr 11, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses the recently announced Syngenta settlement in the MIR162 class action lawsuits.  The settlement for 4 classes is estimated at $1.51 billion.  Paul breaks down what this settlement means for U.S. corn growers.

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Transcript available here.

If you have questions for Paul contact him at lgoering@umd.edu, tweet him @aglawPaul or 301-405-3541.

The image includes an image of corn harvest by United Soybean Board

Mar 28, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses a recent court ruling involving a life insurance policy that was not updated after a divorce.  The ruling is a reminder of why you should always update farm succession plans after life events.

Materials discussed in this episode:

Transcript available here.

If you have questions for Paul contact him at lgoering@umd.edu, tweet him @aglawPaul or 301-405-3541.

Mar 14, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses how federal patent law and the federal Plant Variety Protection Act could limit your ability to use saved seed for replanting.

Materials discussed in this episode:

Transcript available here.

If you have questions for Paul contact him at lgoering@umd.edu, tweet him @aglawPaul or 301-405-3541.

Feb 21, 2018

In this episode, Paul is joined by Ashley Ellixson of United Dairymen of Arizona to discuss Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).

Materials discussed in this episode:

The transcript is available here.

You can contact Ashley Ellixson at aellixson@UDAZ.ORG.  If you have questions for Paul contact him at lgoering@umd.edu, tweet him @aglawPaul or 301-405-3541.

Feb 7, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses a 2017 court ruling that will require livestock operations to report ammonia emissions under a federal law theComprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).

Materials discussed in this episode:

The transcript is available here.

If you have questions for Paul contact him at lgoering@umd.edu, tweet him @aglawPaul or 301-405-3541.

Jan 24, 2018

In this episode, Paul discusses the recent Ninth Circuit Ruling that found portion of Idaho's ag gag law constutional, reversing a lower court decision that found the entire law unconstitutional.  This ruling may open up new opportunities for these laws if written properly.

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If you have questions for Paul contact him at lgoering@umd.edu, tweet him @aglawPaul or 301-405-3541.

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