Montgomery County Farm Bureau members celebrate 4th of July at the White House for President Trumps Salute to America celebration. This event honored those who have been deemed essential workers throughout the pandemic. Pictured below: Lonnie and Mina Luther and Todd and Anita Greenstone.
The Montgomery County Farm Bureau, Inc., with contributions from the Edward Byrd Foundation, realizes the importance of supporting the next generation in order to keep agriculture viable and to keep family farms and agriculture related businesses in the state of Maryland. To further this purpose, the Montgomery County Farm Bureau is pleased to offer $30,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. These scholarships are intended to assist students who have demonstrated exceptional character, scholarship, and talent, who are interested in pursuing an education and eventual career in Maryland’s agricultural, plant related, and/or educational fields. You can find the scholarship by clicking here.
Students interested in ornamental horticulture and related studies: apply for the Robert & Shirley Magnum Memorial scholarship! Applications are due April 1, 2020.
Thank you to Waredaca Farm and Brewery for hosting our 2019 Farm to Table dinner. Over 150 guests and farmers enjoyed a delicious meal featuring local beef, chicken, goat, lamb, cheeses, vegetables, fruit, wine, and beer in the pasture field.
Montgomery County Farm Bureau will be offering scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year to assist Montgomery County students pursuing higher education. Scholarship applications are due by Monday, May 3rd. Please submit application via email to Eric Spates at firstname.lastname@example.org. Scholarship application here.
Do you have an on-farm event or activity where they can share their ag stories or facilitate a fun activity about where food comes from? Are you a teacher who would like to schedule an agriculture lesson for your classroom? Email the MCFB Secretary at email@example.com
Montgomery County Farm Bureau makes it easy to get involved and make a difference at the local level.
Here you’ll find news articles about issues important to Montgomery County residents, along with some farmer profiles!
Montgomery County family inducted into Agriculture Hall of Fame February 15, 2019
Industrial hemp advocates hope this is their year in Annapolis February 2, 2018