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February 16, 2021

Meeting Notice: State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet Feb. 18 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The State Soil Conservation Committee will meet Thursday, February 18 at 9:30 a.m. via teleconference. The meeting is open to the public and will focus on soil conservation and water quality programs. 

For those interested in attending the meeting, please contact Alisha Mulkey at alisha.mulkey@maryland.gov or 410-841-5863 for call-in information.

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Meeting Notice: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to Meet Feb. 25 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday, February 25 at 10:30 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include general board business. 

This meeting is open to the public. Anyone interested in attending should reach out to the board’s Executive Director Vanessa Orlando at (410) 841-5862 or vanessa.orlando@maryland.gov for call-in information.

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February 15, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Agricultural Fair Board to Meet Feb. 17 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Agricultural Fair Board will meet on Wednesday, February 17 at 6 p.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include a discussion on grants and funds.

This meeting will not be open to the public. For more information, contact Jessica O’Sullivan at jessica.osullivan@maryland.gov or 410-841-5882.

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February 9, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Horse Industry Board to Meet on Feb. 11 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Horse Industry Board will meet on Thursday, February 11 at 10 a.m. via teleconference. 

The meeting will include current information and discussion concerning horse board initiatives, updates from board members, and reports from stable inspectors. In addition, impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state’s equine industry will be discussed.

Following this meeting the board will adjourn for an hour and then move into a closed session. Call-in information for the closed session will be sent to board members.

Those interested in attending should contact Anne Litz at anne.litz@maryland.gov or (910) 398-7932 for call-in information. 

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Note: Starting Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) will begin posting all public meeting notices on the event calendar and newsroom pages of MDA’s website. Meeting notices will no longer be distributed via press release. Please contact MDA’s Public Information Officer Megan Guilfoyle at megan.guilfoyle@maryland.gov with any questions.


February 8, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Agricultural Commission to Meet Feb. 10 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Agricultural Commission will meet Wednesday, February 10 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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Note: Starting Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) will begin posting all public meeting notices on the event calendar and newsroom pages of MDA’s website. Meeting notices will no longer be distributed via press release. Please contact MDA’s Public Information Officer Megan Guilfoyle at megan.guilfoyle@maryland.gov with any questions.


February 4, 2021

Meeting Notice: Soil Health Advisory Committee Announces Upcoming Virtual Meetings

ANNAPOLIS, MD (Feb. 4, 2021) – The Soil Health Advisory Committee will meet on Feb. 8, March 1, and March 15 at 1 p.m. via teleconference. The agenda will focus on priority conservation practices that improve soil health. These meetings are 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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Note: Starting Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) will begin posting all public meeting notices on the event calendar and newsroom pages of MDA’s website. Meeting notices will no longer be distributed via press release. Please contact MDA’s Public Information Officer Megan Guilfoyle at megan.guilfoyle@maryland.gov with any questions.


January 26, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to Meet Jan. 28 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday, January 28 at 10:30 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include general board business. 

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

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January 25, 2021

Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation Board to Meet Jan. 26 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Board of Trustees of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation will conduct its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 26 at 9 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items will 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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January 19, 2021

Meeting Notice: State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet Jan. 21 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The State Soil Conservation Committee will meet Thursday, January 21 at 9:30 a.m. via teleconference. The meeting is open to the public and will focus on soil conservation and water quality programs. 

For those interested in attending the meeting, please contact Alisha Mulkey at alisha.mulkey@maryland.gov or 410-841-5863 for call-in information.

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January 8, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Horse Industry Board to Meet on Jan. 13 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Horse Industry Board will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. via teleconference. The meeting will include current information and discussion concerning horse board initiatives, updates from board members, and reports from stable inspectors. In addition, impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state’s equine industry will be discussed.

Those interested in attending should contact Anne Litz at anne.litz@maryland.gov or (910) 398-7932 for call-in information. 

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January 7, 2021

Meeting Notice: Maryland Agricultural Commission to Meet Jan. 13 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Agricultural Commission will meet Wednesday, January 13 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 call-in information, contact Jessica O’Sullivan at jessica.osullivan@maryland.gov or (410) 841-5882.

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January 6, 2021

Meeting Notice: Soil Health Advisory Committee to Meet Jan. 11 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Soil Health Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. via teleconference. The agenda will focus on priority conservation practices that improve soil health.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Alisha Mulkey at alisha.mulkey@maryland.gov for call-in information. 

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January 5, 2021

Meeting Notice: Chlorpyrifos Workgroup to Meet Jan. 11 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of Agriculture will hold a Chlorpyrifos Workgroup Meeting on Monday, January 11 at 9 a.m. via teleconference to discuss the department’s implementation of the phase out of chlorpyrifos usage and to review identified alternatives to chlorpyrifos.

For more information about the meeting, contact Rob Hofstetter at rob.hofstetter@maryland.gov or 410-841-5710.

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December 16, 2020

Meeting Notice: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to Meet Dec. 17 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will meet on Thursday, December 17 at 10:30 a.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include general board business. 

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

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December 15, 2020

Meeting Notice: Maryland Seafood Marketing Advisory Commission to Meet on Dec. 16 via Teleconference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Seafood Marketing Advisory Commission will meet Wednesday, December 16 at 3 p.m. via teleconference. Agenda items include: a presentation on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) CARES Act funding, a review of 2020 seafood marketing efforts and planning for 2021, and a discussion about the impacts COVID-19 has had on markets.

For those interested in attending, please contact the department’s Seafood Marketing Director Stone Slade at stone.slade@maryland.gov for call-in information. 

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