ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Officials in Maryland are accepting nominations for the Governor’s Agricultural Hall of Fame.
The Maryland Department of Agriculture says nominations are due Sept. 9. Officials are looking to honor farm families who have dedicated their lives to farming.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.5K New Cases Reported, Positivity Rate Down
The families that are selected to be inducted into the hall of fame will be honored during the Taste of Maryland Agriculture on Feb. 5, 2015.
Any farm family that derives its income principally from farming is eligible to be inducted into the hall of fame, which was established in 1991.READ MORE: Maryland Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Sweeping Police Reform Measures
The hall of fame currently includes 45 farm families from 23 counties.
Local nominating committees in each county select one nominee from the county and forward the selection to the governor’s selection committee.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Crash In White Marsh
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