The county is a largely rural and heavily forested county located in the mountains of western Maryland. The 700 plus farms face unique challenges growing crops in a region with cool weather, mountainous terrain and rocky soils. Historically the county boasted an economy based around natural resources with agriculture, forestry and mining.
We are here to serve you!
We provide educational resources, conduct training, and workshops, provide technical assistance in the field, and answer questions to help farmers in our community.