University of Maryland Extension

Additional Agriculture Information (links)

Agriculture Contact List

Home and Garden Information Center
PLEASE DIRECT QUESTIONS concerning home gardens, lawns and non-commercial fruit production to the Center by going to their website and selecting Ask Maryland's Garden Experts

University of Maryland Extension Baltimore County Office provides research-based information, educational programs and services in the following areas:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
    410-887-8090
  • 4-H Youth Development
    410-887-8090
  • Urban Agriculture and Master Gardeners 
    410-887-8090
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
    410-887-8090

Address:

University of Maryland Extension
Baltimore County Office
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-887-8090
Fax
:410-785-5950

Farm Service Agency (USDA) oversees Federal cost-sharing programs such as acreage/yield, farm identification, declarations, aerial photos, disaster assistance, farm loans, incentive programs, CRP and Production Flexibility Contracts.

Address:

Farm Service Agency (USDA)
1114 Shawan Road, Suite 3
Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-527-5920 Ext. 3

Soil Conservation District Federal (USDA), State (MDA) and County staff provide technical service to minimize soil erosion and conserve water quality.  A source for soil survey books, wetland information and conservation plans.

Address:

Soil Conservation District
1114 Shawan Road, Suite 4
Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-527-5920 Ext. 2

Baltimore County Farm Bureau is a non-profit organization that represents legislative, land use and other issues of rural landowners and agriculture at the County, State and National levels.  Also provides group health insurance, discounts for other types of farm-related insurance, products and trucks.

Address:

Baltimore County Farm Bureau
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-666-1033 Fax:410-667-6219

Agricultural Land Preservation - Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management oversees programs to: identify and conserve the County's vital and limited production agricultural resources; address agricultural zoning issues; the purchase of easement rights.

Address:

Agricultural Land Preservation
401 Bosley Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
410-887-3776  Fax:410-887-3510

Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - a Maryland State agency that oversees forest, wildlife, and State park resources. Provides forest management plans, wildlife and crop damage control strategies.

Address: 

DNR Forest Service
9405 Old Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21234
410-665-5820

Additional Agricultual Links for Baltimore County

Agricultural Land Preservation

Maryland Ag Info

Maryland Agricultural Resource Council

Custom Work Charges in Maryland

Corn Hybrid Test Fact Sheet

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