President: Michele Cropp •
First Vice President: Paula  Linthicum •
Second Vice President: John Fendrick
Secretary: Jillian Levine •
Treasurer: Nancy Warfield
Montgomery County Farm Bureau •
PO Box 217, Damascus, MD 20872

Immediate Past President: Lonnie Luther

Promotion & Education Committe Chairs: Tom Hartsock • &
Paula Linthicum •
Young Farmers Chair: Tyler C Butler •




The Montgomery County Farm Bureau, Inc. realizes the importance of supporting the next generation in order to keep agriculture viable and to keep family farms and agriculture related businesses in the state of Maryland. To this purpose, the Montgomery County Farm Bureau is pleased to offer $15,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. These scholarships are designed to assist students who have demonstrated character, scholarship, and talent and who are interested in pursuing an education and eventual career in the Maryland agricultural, plant related industries, and/or Maryland education. Montgomery County Farm Bureau Member families are also eligible for these scholarships in any field of study.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2017

All applications and attachments must be sent to Eric Spates, Scholarship Committee Chairperson, at

For more information, all questions can be directed to Jillian Levine, Secretary at this email or 240-308-2978

Click Here for Application

2017 Robert & Shirley Mangum Memorial Scholarship

$2000 Scholarship, Ornamental Horticulture & Related fields

Available to Student pursuing studies in Ornamental Horticulture, Floriculture, Greenhouse Growing, etc.

May 2, 2017 at 5pm is the deadline to apply for the $2000 annual Robert & Shirley Mangum Memorial Scholarship for students pursuing collegiate studies and a career in horticulture and related fields.  Administered since 2004 by the Montgomery County Farm Bureau, the scholarship honors the contributions of lifelong Montgomery County residents, Robert & Shirley Mangum, who were pioneers in the local ornamental horticulture and interior landscape contracting industry.  For further information, the website  has been created containing information about eligibility, application, deadlines and contact information.  Information must be submitted prior to deadline  for consideration.



October 2016 Newsletter

Montgomery County Farm Bureau Funding
Proposal Request Form

Click here for form explanation
Click here for funding form

Stop the Ban Bill 52-14
Link to Bill 52-14



2016 Miss Montgomery County Farm Bureau

MoCoMiss 2016

Congratulations to 2016 Miss Montgomery County Farm Bureau Sara Lechlider.
Sara was selected as Miss Maryland Agriculture 1st Runner-Up at the Miss Maryland Agriculture contest on August 26, 2016. Congratulations Sara!