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October 3, 2022

Maryland Horse Industry Board to Meet on October 12 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD (October 3, 2022) – The Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB) will meet on Wednesday, October 12 at 10 a.m. via teleconference. The meeting will include current information and discussion concerning MHIB initiatives, updates from board members, and reports from stable inspectors.

This meeting is open to the public.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Ross Peddicord at ross.peddicord@maryland.gov or 240-344-0000.


September 21, 2022

State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet October 20, 2022

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The State Soil Conservation Committee will meet Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. via teleconference. Limited seating is available for those who want to attend 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, Executive Secretary for the State Soil Conservation Committee, at alisha.mulkey@maryland.gov for call-in information or directions.

Established in 1938, the State Soil Conservation Committee coordinates the activities of Maryland’s 24 soil conservation districts, while advising the Secretary of Agriculture on matters relating to soil and water conservation.


September 19, 2022

Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Meeting on September 22nd

Annapolis, MD – The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday September 22nd, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. online via google meets. Agenda items include general board business. For more information please contact the Board’s Executive Director Nathaniel Boan at 410-841-5862 or Nathaniel.Boan@maryland.gov.


September 13, 2022

Meeting Notice: Maryland Ag Land Preservation Foundation Board to meet September 27

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Board of Trustees of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF) will conduct its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 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.


September 7, 2022

Meeting Notice: Maryland Ag Commission to Meet September 14, 2022

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Agricultural Commission will meet Wednesday, September 14 at 9 a.m. via teleconference. The agenda includes staff updates and commodity reports.

For more information or for teleconference details, please contact Jessica O’Sullivan at jessica.osullivan@maryland.gov or (410) 841-5882.


September 6, 2022

Meeting Notice- State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet September 15

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The State Soil Conservation Committee will meet Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. via teleconference. Limited seating is available for those who want to attend 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, Executive Secretary for the State Soil Conservation Committee, at alisha.mulkey@maryland.gov for call-in information or directions.

Established in 1938, the State Soil Conservation Committee coordinates the activities of Maryland soil conservation districts, while advising the Secretary of Agriculture on matters relating to soil and water conservation.

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September 1, 2022

Meeting Notice: Agricultural Use Assessment – Improvements Accessory Use Improvements Meeting

ANNAPOLIS, MD– The Agricultural Use Assessment – Improvements Accessory Use Improvements-Report and Study workgroup will be meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:00 AM.  The meeting will be held virtually.

For more information and to RSVP please contact Cassie Shirk via email cassie.shirk@maryland.gov.

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August 29, 2022

Meeting Notice: State Meat Processing Inspection Feasibility Study Task Force to meet September 7

ANNAPOLIS, MD– The State Meat Processing Inspection Feasibility Study Task Force will have a virtual meeting on Wednesday, September 7, 2o22 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.  For information and to RSVP please contact MDA Assistant Secretary Cassie Shirk, cassie.shirk@maryland.gov.

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August 25, 2022

Meeting Notice: Maryland Horse Industry Board to Meet September 8 In Person

ANNAPOLIS, MD– The Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB) will be held Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 10 AM in person at Promise Landing Farm, owned by The Taishoff Foundation, at 16900 Clagett Landing Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20774.

The meeting will include an overview of the Promise Landing operation and special guests Aviva Nebesky, from Bowie, a silver medalist at the recent Maccabai Games in Israel; Morissa Hall, Maryland’s High School Rodeo Queen from Upper Marlboro; and Prince George’s County officials who are instrumental in hosting the upcoming Capital Challenge and Washington International Horse Shows. Approximately 2,000 horses are entered in October in these two shows.
The meeting will also include current information and discussion concerning Horse Board initiatives, reports from stable inspectors and updates from board members. A tour of the facility and lunch will follow.
A detailed agenda, minutes from the August 10, 2022 meeting and August 19, 2022 Closed Session meeting as well as project updates and a financial summary will be sent out prior to the meeting.
For more information please contact Ross Peddicord at 410-841-5798 or via email ross.peddicord@maryland.gov
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August 20, 2022

Meeting Notice: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to Meet August 25

Annapolis, MD – The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday August 25th, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. online via google meets.

Agenda items include general board business. For more information please contact the Board’s Executive Director Nathaniel Boan at 410-841-5862 or Nathaniel.Boan@maryland.gov.

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August 10, 2022

Meeting Notice: MDA Spay and Neuter Grants Program Advisory Board

Annapolis, MD – The Advisory Board of the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Spay and Neuter Grants Program will meet on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. This will be a virtual meeting held via Google Meet. Agenda items include general Board business.

For more information please contact the Program Coordinator Jen Swanson at 410-841-5766 or jen.swanson@maryland.gov.

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July 28, 2022

MEETING NOTICE: Maryland Horse Industry Board to Meet on August 10 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD (July 28, 2022) – The Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB) will meet on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 10 a.m. via teleconference. Those interested in attending should contact Anne Litz at anne.litz@maryland.gov or (910) 398-7932 for call-in information.

The meeting will include current information and discussion concerning MHIB initiatives, updates from board members, and reports from stable inspectors.

This meeting is open to the public.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Anne Litz at anne.litz@maryland.gov or (910) 398-7932.

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July 18, 2022

MEETING NOTICE: State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet July 21, 2022

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The State Soil Conservation Committee will meet Thursday, July 21, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. via teleconference. Limited seating is available for those who want to attend 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, Executive Secretary for the State Soil Conservation Committee, at alisha.mulkey@maryland.gov for call-in information or directions.

Established in 1938, the State Soil Conservation Committee coordinates the activities of Maryland’s 24 soil conservation districts, while advising the Secretary of Agriculture on matters relating to soil and water conservation.

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Follow Maryland Department of Agriculture on Twitter @MdAgDept


July 14, 2022

MEETING NOTICE: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to meet July 21

ANNAPOLIS– The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday July 21st, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Agenda items include general Board business.

For more information please contact the Board’s Executive Director Nathaniel Boan at 410-841-5862 or Nathaniel.Boan@maryland.gov

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July 13, 2022

MEETING NOTICE: Pesticide Advisory Committee (PAC) will be meeting on July 27

ANNAPOLIS- The Pesticide Advisory Committee (PAC) will be meeting on July 27, 2022, from 10am to Noon. This will be a virtual meeting featuring Rich Mason, of US Fish and Wildlife Service. He will be providing an update on the Service’s salt marsh restoration project.

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/tna-vqis-pdw

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 316-789-6521 PIN: ‪721 784 360#

Questions please contact pest.reg@maryland.gov or 410-841-5710

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