Maryland Grain Producers

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  • "Nature's Recipe" Wins Flex Fuel Video Award

    Flex Fuels Video Contest "Most Views" award winner gained over 6,400 views.

    Check out all the creative contest entries that promote the benefits of fueling your car with ethanol.

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    Maryland Farm Family of the Year

    MGPA President Steve Ernst and family recognized.

    Ernst Grain & Livestock Farm are the recipients of the 2017-18 Washington County Maryland Farm of the Year award.

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    #1 Ranked MPT Show in its Fifth Season

    Farm & Harvest is ranked as MPT's top rated local show.

    The brainstorm of the Maryland Grain Producers, this 30-minute show about farming airs Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. A bonus episode is all about grain farming.

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MGPUB Awards 2018 Research, Market Development and Education Grants

“The checkoff is a great asset to Maryland farmers”, stated Jennie Schmidt, President of MGPUB and farmer in Queen Anne’s County.  Continue Reading

Maryland Grain Producers Honor Dale Morris with Miller Award

Dale Morris, Manager of the Turf and Seed Program for Maryland, was presented with the prestigious 2017 Dr. James R. Miller Award by the Maryland Grain Producers Association. 

Farmers Encouraged to Investigate Seed Laws

Whether purchased or grown on the farm, patent laws and acts to protect seed varieties can impact what is available to plant. Continue Reading

Are Conventional Farms Sustainable?

 Unfortunately, because I run a large conventional farm and also use GMO seeds, the broader public does not believe my farm is sustainable. Continue Reading

Calvert County Farmer Finds YouTube Success

Calvert County grain farmer, Donnie Tennyson’s YouTube channel, entitled Farmer MD, features “farming and a little more in Southern Maryland”.  Continue Reading

E15 & E85 Expansion in Maryland

Supported through an USDA infrastructure grant, two dozen more stations are offering clean-burning, American-made, renewable fuel.  Find Stations

Stabler receives Good Steward Award

Drew Stabler recognized with national award for efforts in conservation and sustainability. “All the conservation practices we’ve done have rewarded us from the savings and conservation of soil or the good for the environment,” commented Stabler. Continue Reading

Maryland Commodity Classic

July 26, 2018, Queen Anne's County 4-H Park