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This act establishes the Carbon Farming Task Force within the Office of Planning to identify agricultural and aquacultural practices to improve soil health and promote carbon sequestration in the State's agricultural and aquacultural sectors.Year: 2017•State: Hawaii•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Hawaii State Legislature
This act establishes the Maryland Healthy Soils Program to increase biological activity and carbon sequestration in the State's soils by promoting practices based on emerging soil science. The act also requires the Department of Agriculture to provide incentives, including research, education, technical assistance, and, subject to available funding, financial assistance, to farmers to implement farm management practices that contribute to healthy soils. The act goes on to details duties and programs as explained in the text.Year: 2017•State: Maryland•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Maryland State Legislature
This act authorizes, on or after January 1, 2018, the administration of specified antimicrobial drugs to cattle, swine, or poultry if, in the professional judgment of a licensed veterinarian, the administration is necessary for specified purposes. The act also prohibits specified antimicrobial drugs from being administered to cattle, swine, or poultry in a specified pattern or for specified purposes. Additionally, the act requires the Department of Agriculture each year to collect publicly available data on the use in the State of specified antimicrobial drugs.Year: 2017•State: Maryland•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Maryland State Legislature