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2023 Taste of Maryland Agriculture

Maryland Agriculture Council welcomes Governor, record crowd

The Maryland Agriculture Council, Inc., welcomed newly inaugurated Governor Wes Moore and Lt. Governor Aruna Miller, along with a record number of legislators and attendees at the 53rd Taste of Maryland Agriculture on Thursday, February 2, at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland in Hanover.

Over 800 agricultural leaders shared their farming stories and concerns with lawmakers during the evening’s networking format, while enjoying a bounty of Maryland agricultural products.

Applications open for MD Agriculture Council Educational Grants

The Maryland Agriculture Council began awarding educational grants to organizations in 2001, for the purpose of expanding its mission to promote Maryland agriculture. Hundreds of applications have been received through the years with creative and unique programs being executed on a local level. Applications are due September 30, 2023.

“We are always excited to recognize and reward the tremendous agriculture education programs that are taking place in Maryland,” said Chuck Schuster, MAC Grants Chairperson. “This program fulfills our mission and highlights the importance of these grassroots efforts.”

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Matt Teffeau, President Maryland Agriculture Council
Matt Teffeau, Maryland Agriculture Council Board of Directors President

Maryland Agriculture Council Leadership Elected

Matt Teffeau of Annapolis was elected president of the Maryland Agriculture Council Board of Directors during its April 11th board meeting. Having served as vice president during the past year, he replaces outgoing leader, Karen Engel of Keymar.

Teffeau has been a member of the Council’s board since 2019, serving on numerous committees and playing an integral part in the group’s annual Taste of Maryland Agriculture. He is the manager of Government Affairs and Economic Development at Choptank Electric Cooperative, a not-for-profit, member-owned electric distribution co-op located on the Eastern Shore.

“I am very excited to continue the Maryland Agriculture Council’s mission of bringing our public officials and agriculture community together in a way of celebration and showcasing the valuable work our farmers do every day,” Teffeau said. “We will continue to build off the success of this year’s Taste of Maryland Agriculture.”

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Taste of Maryland Agriculture Financial Sponsors

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC

MD Nursery, Landscape & Greenhouse Association

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

Atlantic Tractor

Bayer Crop Science – Dekalb/Asgrow

Brandt Wealth Advisors, LLC

Corteva Agriscience – Pioneer Seeds

Farm Credit

Frey Agricultural Products

Greenstreet Gardens

Hoober, Inc.

Jerry D Quality Bark

Laytonsville Turf Farm

Logan Yearsley

MD Farm Bureau

MD Grain Producers Association

MD State Fair & Agricultural Society

Mountaire Farms

Murphy John’s Greenhouse

Nagel Farm Service, Inc.

Nutrien Ag Solutions

Perdue AgriBusiness

Southern States Frederick Co-op/Nutrena

Sunny Ridge Farm

BioEnergy DevCo

Choptank Electric Cooperative

Delmarva Chicken Association

Donald & Terri Maring

Glade Valley Community Show

Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology

Jones Junction, Inc.

MD Chamber of Commerce

MD Forests Association


Pep-Up and TriGas & Oil

Prince George’s Soil Conservation District

Shore United Bank

SiteOne Landscape Supply


Willard Agri-Service

Bel Air Auto Auction

Boyle Bros., Inc.

Crow Insurance Agency, Inc.

Donald Spickler Insurance LLC

Dr. George Grillon

Edgewood Farm-Darcey Family

Eve’s Cheese


John & Mary Faber

John & Christen Sullivan

Merry Acres Farm

Mike & Marla Harrison

Quercus Management

MD Agriculture Council Grant Fund Sponsors

Gary & Sonia Mangum
Triple Crown Nutrition