Farm Bill Legislation
Why is the Farm Bill important to Maryland?
Maryland boasts 12,300 farms that cover 2,030,000 million acres. In 2014, sales of farm and ranch products contributed $2,661,687,000 to the state’s economy.
See how the Farm Bill impacts Maryland farmers, consumers in our communities, and our state’s economy
Colby Ferguson, Government Relations Director recently wrote a report on MFB’s continued efforts to pass the 2018 Farm Bill in D.C. Read his remarks here.
Here is the latest update from the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) on the status of the 2018 Farm Bill. The House will be taking a three-week recess leading up the General Election. Though this means lawmakers won’t be in D.C. voting, it is an opportunity for farmers and ranchers to hold their members’ feet to the fire on the farm bill.