MONTGOMERY COUNTY FARM BUREAU The Roots of Maryland Agriculture are Grown Locally

Farm Bureau Updates

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.

INSPIRING OUR FUTURE

Applications needed for Miss Montgomery County Farm Bureau. If you have questions, please call or text Kimberly Smith at 301-467-1419. Miss Maryland Ag Application 2020.

Congratulations to 2019 MCFB Agriculture Ambassador Olivia Scuderi and Assistant Ambassadors Carla Heyser and Mallary Graham. Olivia, Carla, and Mallary will promote agriculture throughout the county by sharing their ag stories and engaging in conversations with consumers about food from farm to fork.

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 mcfarmbureausecretary@gmail.com.

Learn about our scholarship programs.

Meet our Agriculture Ambassador.

In the News

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 Farmers Help Community During COVID-19 Pandemic June 15, 2020

RFD-TV traveled beyond the nation’s capital to learn how wheat growers are connecting policy to the field June 26, 2019

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

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