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September 16, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to Meet Sept. 23 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 10:30 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include general board business.

For more information or for teleconference details, please contact the board’s Executive Director Vanessa Orlando at (410) 841-5862 or vanessa.orlando@maryland.gov.

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September 14, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Horse Industry Board to Meet on September 29

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Horse Industry Board will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Show Place Arena at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center, 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro.

The meeting will include current information and discussion concerning horse board initiatives, updates from board members, and reports from stable inspectors. Following the discussion, attendees will tour the facility and learn about the preparation being made for the upcoming Capital Challenge Horse Show.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Anne Litz at anne.litz@maryland.gov or (910) 398-7932.

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Meeting Notice: Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation Board to Meet September 28 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Board of Trustees of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation will conduct its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include general board business.

For those interested in attending, please contact MALPF’s Executive Director Michelle Cable at (410) 841-5860 or michelle.cable@maryland.gov.

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September 13, 2021

Meeting Notice: Pesticide Advisory Committee to Meet Sept. 22

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Pesticide Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. in the lower level conference room at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Agenda items include updates on the department’s Pesticide Regulation Section and general committee business. Attendees will also hear from the department’s State Chemist Program Manager Tom Phillips about the program and its pesticide registration process.

This meeting is open to the public and will have a teleconference option available. For those interested in attending, please contact Rob Hofstetter at (410) 841-5710 or rob.hofstetter@maryland.gov

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August 27, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Agricultural Commission to Meet Sept. 8 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Agricultural Commission will meet Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m. via teleconference. The meeting agenda includes staff updates and commodity reports from each board member. 

For more details about the meeting and for call-in information, contact Jessica O’Sullivan at jessica.osullivan@maryland.gov or (410) 841-5882.

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August 23, 2021

Meeting Notice: State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet Sept. 16

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The State Soil Conservation Committee will meet Thursday, Sept. 16 at 9:30 a.m. in a lower level conference room at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. There will be a teleconference option for those that cannot attend the meeting in person. The meeting is open to the public and will focus on soil conservation and water quality programs. 

For those interested in attending, please contact Alisha Mulkey at alisha.mulkey@maryland.gov to RSVP or for call-in information.

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August 16, 2021

Meeting Notice: Governor’s Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape-Growing to Meet Aug. 20

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Maryland Wine and Grape-Growing will meet Friday, Aug. 20 at 9:30 a.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis. There will also be a teleconference option. The meeting’s agenda includes general business items and making recommendations to the Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Fund on applications.

For more details about the meeting or for call-in information, please contact Karen Fedor at (410) 841-5773 or karen.fedor@maryland.gov

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August 12, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to Meet Aug. 26

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Agenda items include general board business.

For more information, please contact the vet board’s Executive Director Vanessa Orlando at (410) 841-5862 or vanessa.orlando@maryland.gov.

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August 10, 2021

Meeting Notice: Soil Health Advisory Committee to Meet on August 30 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Soil Health Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. via teleconference. The agenda will include a discussion on programs and practices that can improve soil health. 

This meeting is open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please contact Alisha Mulkey at alisha.mulkey@maryland.gov for call-in information.

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August 9, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation Board to Meet August 24 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Board of Trustees of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation will conduct its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 9 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include general board business.

For those interested in attending, please contact MALPF’s Executive Director Michelle Cable at (410) 841-5860 or michelle.cable@maryland.gov.

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Meeting Notice: Task Force to Study Canine Breeding Facilities and Sourcing Standards to Meet August 12 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Task Force to Study Canine Breeding Facilities and Sourcing Standards will meet on Thursday, Aug. 12, from 10:30 a.m. to noon via teleconference. The meeting is open to the public and will include discussion on task force organization and planning. 

For more details or call-in information, please contact Cassie Shirk at cassie.shirk@maryland.gov or (410) 841-5886.

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Meeting Notice: Maryland Horse Industry Board to Meet on August 18

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Horse Industry Board will meet on Wednesday, August 18 at 10 a.m. in person at the Foxhall Equine Rehabilitation Center, 2760 Hess Road, Monkton. 

The meeting will begin with a tour of Foxhall’s new, state-of-the-art facilities. Following the tour, attendees will hear from two guest speakers, Dr. Alicia Long from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and Joe DeFrancis, former owner of the Maryland Jockey Club tracks and current member of the U.S. Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) Commission. Following the speakers’ presentations, the meeting will include current information and discussion concerning horse board initiatives, updates from board members, and reports from stable inspectors. 

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Anne Litz at anne.litz@maryland.gov or (910) 398-7932 by Aug. 13.

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August 3, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Spay and Neuter Advisory Board to Meet Aug. 11 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Spay and Neuter Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. via teleconference. Agenda items for this meeting include evaluating grant applications and discussing funding recommendations for the FY22 Spay and Neuter Grants Program.

For more information on the meeting, please contact Nathaniel Boan at Nathaniel.Boan@Maryland.gov​ or (410) 841-5766.

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July 21, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to Meet July 22 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include general board business.

Anyone interested in attending should contact the board’s Executive Director Vanessa Orlando at (410) 841-5862 or vanessa.orlando@maryland.gov for call-in information.

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July 13, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation Board to Meet July 27 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Board of Trustees of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation will conduct its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 27 at 9 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include general board business.

For those interested in attending, please contact MALPF’s Executive Director Michelle Cable at (410) 841-5860 or michelle.cable@maryland.gov.

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