QUEENSTOWN, Md. — On July 27th, 2023, be sure to come out to the Queen Anne’s County 4-H Park to celebrate the 25th Annual Maryland Commodity Classic! The Maryland Grain Producers and Maryland Soybean Board are excited to provide a great agenda for the 25th annual event.
Starting at 8:30 AM, Maryland Farm Bureau is providing light refreshments and coffee. The first session will begin at 9:00 AM presented by Eric Vinores of Nationwide covering Land As Your Legacy, Transitioning Your Farm to the Next Generation. At 10:00 AM the Maryland Grain Producers will be hosting a Deer Summit Follow-Up focusing on solutions to crop damage from white-tailed deer. Starting at 10:30 AM sponsors and check-off funded projects will be ready for visitors throughout the park with lunch and snow cones available at 11:00 AM. Be sure to bring cash to support our local 4-H and FFA programs.
Following lunch, the business meeting will begin at 1:30 PM with National and State Policy updates. The Maryland Grain Producers will be awarding $15,000 in scholarships to seven students, two CDL grant recipients, and honoring the Dr. Miller Awardee. To wrap up the program, Scott Shellady, also known as The Cow Guy, from RFDTV will be the keynote speaker. Lastly, enjoy an afternoon of good company with a pork and chicken BBQ and crab feast.
Maryland Grain Producers Association members receive a complimentary ticket, if you would like to join our association there is still time to join! Join today with a card or with a check-off transfer at marylandgrain.org/member/. To pre-purchase tickets for our event visit our website at marylandgrain.org/events/.
–Jenell Eck McHenry, Maryland Grain Producers