Maryland Grain Producers

Farmers raising food, fiber and renewable energy

Education Grants


  • Maryland 4-H Growing with Grains


Ag Council of America:

Chesapeake College:

LEAD Maryland:

  • Agricultural Leadership Development Program, $20,000, Susan Harrison, website, PDF report

Maryland 4-H Foundation:

Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation:

Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts:

  • Farm Stewardship Certification and Assessment Program (FSCAP), $10,000, Jerry Talbert, website, PDF report
  • Maryland Envirothon, $5,000, Barry Burch, website, PDF report

Maryland FFA Foundation:

  • FFA Program Incentives to Enhance Education and Development of MD Youth, $13,000, Ron Seibel, website, PDF report

Maryland Grain Producers Association:

  • Grain Education and Promotion Initiatives, $37,500, Donnie Tennyson, website, PDF report

Maryland Public Television:

Maryland State Fair:

  • U-Learn Farm Connecting the Dots from Ag to U!, Robert Fogle, website

MidAtlantic CommonGround:

  • Addressing Consumer Questions about Food & Farming, $10,000, Laurie Adelhardt, website, PDF report

Queen Anne's County Farm Bureau:

  • Agriculture Awareness Day, $5,000, Tom Jackson, PDF report

Queen Anne's County FFA:

  • Chapter Field Trip, $400, Jennifer Gannon, PDF report

University of Maryland Extension:

  • AGsploration Enhancing the Growth of Youth Ag Literacy, Sheryl Bennett, University of Maryland Extension (UME), website, PDF report
  • AgVenture, $1,500, Carroll County Extension Advisory Council, website, PDF report
  • Close Encounters with Agriculture, $5,000, Charles Schuster, UME-Montgomery County, website, PDF report
  • Kids Growing with Grains - Washington, $1,000, James Kenton, UME-Washington County, website, PDF report
  • Winning the Game Workshops, UME-Montgomery County, website

* 2018 grant awards listed