Local High School FFA to Host Fall Festival

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (August 29, 2017) – The Washington County Office of Agricultural Business Development, in conjunction with the Clear Spring High School Future Farmers of America and the Claud E. Kitchens Outdoor School at Fairview, are pleased to announce the 2017 Clear Spring Fall Festival on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 5… Continue reading Local High School FFA to Host Fall Festival

Contestants Being Sought for AgPitch17

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (August XX, 2017) – The Washington County Office of Agricultural Business Development is pleased to announce AgPitch17. The MidAtlantic Farm Credit contest is designed to present agriculture-related business ideas at the Rural Maryland Summit. Five finalists will be selected to present their ideas/business plans at the Rural Maryland Council Conference on December 1,… Continue reading Contestants Being Sought for AgPitch17

Washington County Launches Agritourism App

Mobile app features area farms, farmers markets, agricultural events and more HAGERSTOWN, Md. (July 11, 2017) - The Washington County Department of B usiness Development team is pleased to announce the launch of the new Agritourism app, taking engagement to the next level.  The app will allow consumers to explore and discover Washington County's rich agricultural history.… Continue reading Washington County Launches Agritourism App

Farm Bureau Names 2017 Miss Representative

Magdalene Green to promote local agriculture throughout 2017 - 2018 reign Hagerstown, Md. (July 6, 2016) – The Washington County Office of Agricultural Business Development and the Washington County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce Magdalene Green as the 2017 Miss Washington County Farm Bureau. Green is the 18-year-old daughter of Roy and Dosha Green… Continue reading Farm Bureau Names 2017 Miss Representative

Canning Workshop Series Registration Now Open

Three-part workshop on food preservation The University of Maryland Extension and Washington County Department of Business Development invite you to join the first installment of the Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It workshop series beginning June 21, 2017, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro. From… Continue reading Canning Workshop Series Registration Now Open

Washington County Miss Farm Bureau Applications Available

Miss Washington County Farm Bureau contest June 24, 2017 Do you know a young woman with an agricultural background and leadership skills? If so, encourage her to apply for 2017 Miss Washington County Farm Bureau. Deadline to submit an application to Leslie Hart is June 16, 2017 at 12 p.m. The purpose of this program… Continue reading Washington County Miss Farm Bureau Applications Available