Rural Road Safety in Maryland
MFB and Nationwide Promote Safe
Driving on Rural Roads

 The National Safety Council estimates there are around 15,000 collisions involving farm vehicles on U.S. roadways each year. Maryland Farm Bureau has partnered with Nationwide Agribusiness to promote their Rural Road Safety campaign beginning April 1, 2015 to increase awareness among farmers and other equipment operators of the risks of moving farm equipment on rural roads.   MORE>

 

Annual Maryland Young Farmers
State Picnic

 Join us for the Annual Maryland Young Farmers State Picnic hosted by the Kent County Young Farmers, Saturday, June 20th.   MORE>

 

Maryland Farmers Travel to
Washington D.C. during National Ag Day

  More than 60 Maryland Farm Bureau members traveled to our Nation’s Capital to meet with Congressional leaders on March 18. Before heading to Capitol Hill, members received a public policy and legislative briefing from American Farm Bureau Federation officials. A number of time-sensitive issues facing agriculture are currently being debated on the National level. These issue areas consist of federal “GMO” labeling uniformity, opposition to the proposed EPA rule that would expand the definition of “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act, preserving antibiotic access for livestock, and securing a reliable and competent workforce.   MORE>

 

MFB Women’s Leadership Women
in Ag Conference “Growing Together”

  The Maryland Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee held its annual Women in Ag conference “Growing Together as Advocates for Agriculture” on March 13 and 14 with over 50 women in attendance. This two-day conference featured advocating and leadership presentations, educational hands-on activities, idea sharing, a lesson and tasting on tea, tours and so much more.
The goal of the conference was to educate, inspire and empower women to be Advocates for Agriculture. This event was open to anyone interested in improving leadership, professional and personal skills. We were very appreciative of our sponsors – Southern States, Maryland Soy Bean Association, Common Ground, Mid Atlantic Farm Credit, Miller Farms, and Tea with Carrie Douthit.  MORE>

 

Farmers Talk Ag Issues in Annapolis

  February 19, 2014 (Davidsonville, MD) – More than 125 Maryland Farm Bureau (MFB) members traveled to the state capital on Wednesday for MFB’s annual Day in Annapolis event to talk with Senators and Delegates about agricultural issues. Sponsored by the Young Farmers and Women’s Leadership Committees, the event featured a legislative briefing by our Government Relations staff and a sit‐down lunch with more than 60 legislators at the Governor Calvert House.   MORE>

 

Buy-A-Brick Campaign

  Leave your legacy at Maryland Farm Bureau by buying a brick to go in the walkway outside of our new headquarters building in Davidsonville. READ MORE>

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