January 16, 2020 – Governor Larry Hogan released his FY2021 budget proposal Jan. 15 highlighting urgent priorities of the state. The proposed budget includes funding for several key programs to protect environmental resources and support agricultural viability.
“Maryland Farm Bureau is pleased to see the Governor’s continued commitment to the agricultural industry,” said Wayne Stafford, Maryland Farm Bureau President. “We appreciate the inclusion of critical funding and technical assistance needed to achieve the conservation initiatives outlined in the Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan. We look forward to working with legislators to ensure this funding remains in the final budget.”
Highlights of the budget proposal include: