THE LAND IS OUR LEGACYPROTECTING MARYLAND’S NATURAL RESOURCES FOR OUR FUTURE

MFB TOP TRENDING INITIATIVES

BAY CLEANUP SUCCESSES

Farm Bureau aggressively leads efforts to combine the protection of Maryland’s natural resources with our responsibility to feed millions of Maryland residents.

Despite the mistruths spread through media channels, farmers are well AHEAD of milestones for pollution and nitrogen reduction.

Learn more about our leadership cleaning up the Bay.

 

 

 

 

FARMLAND PRESERVATION

Farm Bureau actively supports agricultural land preservation throughout Maryland.

With our support, Maryland developed one of the first agricultural land programs, saving over 292,357 acres of farmland.

Find out how Farm Bureau is protecting food supply, slowing suburban sprawl and maintaining open space through farmland preservation.

COVER CROP RECORD SET

Maryland farmers planted a record-setting nearly 560,000 acres of cover crops on their fields last fall.

Cover crops are widely considered one of the most cost-effective and environmentally sustainable ways for farmers to meet nutrient and sediment reductions to restore the Chesapeake Bay by 2025.

See how the cover crop programis helping farms and protecting our waters.