2013 Regular Session



Agriculture - Management-Intensive Farming and Grazing

Sponsored by:

Senator Young


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service to provide a dedicated extension agent to assist individuals with the adoption of management-intensive farming and grazing practices; requiring the Governor to provide at least $500,000 each year to support the Department of Agriculture's activities related to management-intensive farming and grazing, beginning in fiscal year 2015; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Young, Benson, Madaleno, Manno, Montgomery, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0400
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Agents and Brokers
Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Chesapeake Bay
Coastal Bays
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Sediment Control
State Universities and Colleges
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
(8-702, 8-703)
Article - Environment
Article - Natural Resources
(8-2A-01, 8-2A-02)

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October 24, 2017 1:08 P.M.