Legal Education and Environmental Regulations

manure-injectionUVM Extension Farm Viability  is working on an 18 month project providing legal education to Vermont farmers and related business owners as the state transitions to new Required Agricultural Practices (RAP’s).

If you are interested to work directly with a farm business educator to assess the issues facing our farm then check out our Water Quality Business Analysis program


Farm Business Entities and Conservation Payment Limits

Legal Risk Custom Operator Liability

Presentation: Road to RAPs (with sample Indemnification Provision)

The Road to RAPs, Annette Higby

Enforcement, Due Process and Administrative Process, Annette Higby

Managing Change Scenarios

Water Quality: Assessment and Action Sheet

Implementation Plan for Water Quality Change

Watch this site for new resources or contact Tony Kitsos to learn maryland_clarifies_manure_spreadingmore: or Toll  Free: 800-639-2130

This project is sponsored by the Northeast Risk Management Education Center


This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2015-49200-24225


If you need assistance accessing the Farm Viability website, please contact Mark Cannella: 802-476-2003