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Office of Agriculture Boards & Committees

Board members at a table

Next Meeting: 7:00 pm - Upcounty Regional Services Center - Room A
12900 Middle Brook Road, Germantown MD 20874 - Room A
October 15, 2019 
Meeting Notice and Agenda
Agenda item #9 attachment


Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board (APAB)

Oversees the County's Public Policy and programs that protect farmland for future generation and makes recommendations to State and County officials regarding farmland preservation issues.

This Board normally meets on the second Tuesday of each month; the meetings start at 7:00 pm and are open to the public. Please check our web calendar of events as the meeting location may change.

Read the APAB's Report

For more information please contact
Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board.

Montgomery Weed Control, Inc.

Oversees and administers the County Noxious Weed Control and eradication program in concert with the Maryland Department of Agriculture.

For more information please contact: Gary Barkman
Montgomery Weed Control, Inc.

Extension Advisory Council (EAC)

Provides leadership and guidance to the Extension Service staff on the multitude of programs and services offered by the Extension Service (ES).

For more information please contact Chuck Schuster, Commercial Horticultural Specialist. at 301-590-9638.

Montgomery Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors (MSCD)

Political subdivision of the State of Maryland which oversees the programs and services offered by the Soil Conservation District in conjunction with NRCS-Federal Government. Provides leadership and administration for development of Soil Conservation and Water Quality Plans and Urban sediment control for certain incorporated towns.

This Board normally meets the first Friday of each month at the Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood Maryland.  The meeting typically begins at 9 am.

For more information please follow the link to the Montgomery Soil Conservation District website or you may contact JOhn Zawitoski, District Manager at 301-590-2831.

Montgomery County Agricultural Center

This organization oversees the activities on the County Fairgrounds and also serves as a 4H education facility and demonstration center for County Beef Clubs and other agricultural Boards and Committees.

For more information please call 301-926-3100 and ask for the Agricultural Center Director or you can visit their website Montgomery County Agriculultural Center.

Montgomery County Forest Conservancy District Board

Promotes educational programs and services offered through the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Forest Park and Wildlife Service, including Annual Forestry Camp for High School Seniors and the Champion Tree Program

For more information please call 301-854-0606.


The Office of Agriculture · 18410 Muncaster Road · Derwood, Md 20855
Phone: 301-590-2823 ยท Fax: 301-590-2839

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