Young Farmer Advisory Board seeks nominees
ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Young Farmer Advisory Board – an advisory body to the Maryland Agricultural Commission and Secretary of Agriculture which represents young farmers in Maryland – is seeking nominations to fill multiple vacancies. The board is seeking nominees for the Future Farmers of America, urban farmers, and at-large seats. As a group, the board members address legislative and policy issues that affect Maryland Young Farmers.
To be considered, nominees must be Maryland residents who are interested in the preservation and development of the agriculture industry and the agricultural way of life in Maryland. Nominees must also be under the age of 45 at the beginning of their term and derive at least 50 percent of their personal income from farming or agricultural activities. The board meets quarterly on the third Wednesday of January, April, July, and October, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Rachel Rhodes at Rachel.firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the board’s website. Those interested in applying may do so at: govappointments.Maryland.gov .