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: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
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: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
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: 'Video Music Box' Founder, Hip Hop Influencer Ralph McDaniels Shares His Journey In New Showtime Documentary: 'This Music Is Really Powerful'
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