Maryland Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors meets with Governor Wes Moore

Maryland Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors meets with Governor Wes Moore

ANNAPOLIS, MD. – Yesterday afternoon, the Board of Directors of the Maryland Farm Bureau (MDFB) convened at the Maryland State House for a productive meeting with Governor Wes Moore. Accompanied by Maryland Department of Agriculture Secretary Kevin Atticks, the discussions centered around key agricultural policy matters and potential legislation that could impact the farming industry.

Governor Moore and Secretary Atticks accompanied by Maryland Farm Bureau members and staff

Notable topics included the issue of solar siting on agricultural land, strategies to combat food insecurity, the expansion of urban agriculture, the ongoing success of tire recycling programs, and the importance of accurate assessments on agricultural products. These issues will be followed thoroughly by MDFB as we prepare for Maryland’s Legislative Session next year.

“We greatly appreciate Governor Moore taking the time to meet with Maryland farmers to discuss some of the important issues facing our industry,” said MDFB President Jamie Raley. “By maintaining an open line of communication with our elected officials, we are confident that Maryland Farm Bureau can continue to strengthen and grow agriculture in our state.”

Governor Moore speaks with Maryland Farm Bureau members

Earlier this month, Governor Wes Moore provided a video message to MDFB members at our annual convention. Maryland Farm Bureau remains steadfast in advocating for our state’s agricultural industry, and we extend our thanks to the Governor for granting us a seat at the table. Additional photos from the meeting can be found on MDFB’s Flickr.

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