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Friday, March 13: a free day-long conference at the University of Maine Orono, Wells Conference Center on how to manage the legal implications to starting or growing your farm or food business. Panelists will include a mix of regulatory and legal experts with real world experience. Event details here.
8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:30 Introductory Remarks & Welcome
9:00 Panel 1: Federal and State Legislative Update
10:00 Panel 2: Financing Your Business
10:45 Panel 3: Limiting Your Liability Through Insurance and Non-insurance Options
11:30 Panel 4: Navigating Food Safety Compliance
12:30 Lunch will be provided
1:15 Panel 5: Meeting Your Employer Obligations
2:15 Panel 6: Obtaining, Using, and Transferring Your Land
3:00 Panel 7: Foundational Legal Questions for Beginning Farmers
4:00 Closing Remarks and Cocktail Reception
REGISTRATION: Please register by March 12. Click here to register.
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