Maryland: Agriclture Commission Schedules Public Meeting and Ag Tour for April 9th

Release Date: 03/18/2014

For Immediate Release
Contact:
Julie Oberg
410-841-5888, julie.oberg@maryland.gov
Maryland: Agriclture Commission Schedules Public Meeting and Ag Tour for April 9th

Annapolis, MD, March 18, 2014 – The Maryland Agricultural Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 9, at 7:00 p.m. at Ruthsburg Community Club. (105 Damsontown Road, Queen Anne, Md., 21657). The hearing will be held after the commission’s Spring agricultural tour of Kent and Queen Anne’s counties. Anyone interested in farming and rural topics is encouraged to attend.

The public meeting is designed to give citizens an opportunity to share their opinions and discuss issues and policies affecting agriculture and rural communities, exchange ideas, get better acquainted with the role of the Maryland Agricultural Commission, and meet the commission members. The Maryland Agricultural Commission is made up of 26 members, appointed by the Governor, who represent commodities and organizations across the state and serve as an advisory body to the Agriculture Secretary. As a group, the members address legislative and policy issues that affect Maryland agribusiness.
 

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