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Maryland Young Farmer Advisory Board Seeks Nominations

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Young Farmer Advisory Board is seeking nominations to fill three vacancies. The Board represents the state’s young farmers and serves as an advisory body to the Maryland Agricultural Commission and Secretary of Agriculture. As a group, the board members address legislative and policy issues that affect Maryland Young Farmers.

For consideration, applicants must be Maryland residents who are interested in the preservation and development of Maryland’s agricultural community. Applicants must also be under the age of 45 at the beginning of their term and derive at least 50 percent of their personal income from farming or agricultural activities. The Maryland Young Farmers Advisory Board meets the third Wednesday of January, April, July and October from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

For applications, please contact Jessica Armacost at or (443) 883-0217.

All forms must be received by January 25, 2016.

Additional information about the Young Farmers Advisory Board and applications is available online at:


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Contact Information

If you have any questions, need additional information or would like to arrange an interview, please contact:
Jessica Hackett
Director of Communications
Telephone: 410-841-5888