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Ag commission to meet Thursday in Annapolis

July 20, 2010

ANNAPOLIS - A meeting of the Governor's Intergovernmental Commission for Agriculture will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Maryland Department of Agriculture headquarters, Lower Level Conference Room, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway in Annapolis.

The agenda will include an update on 2010 Farmers Markets legislation, existing food safety regulations, implementation of the Maryland Winery Modernization Act and information on wildlife management programs.

The Governor's Intergovernmental Commission for Agriculture was established in 2006 to "promote the economic profitability of agriculture in the state by ensuring that all appropriate state agencies work in a cooperative, coordinated manner with local government and industry groups in planning, implementing, overseeing and evaluating intergovernmental initiatives related to agricultural affairs of the state."

For more information, contact Joanna Kille, director of government relations, at 410-841-5886 or KilleJW@mda.state.md.us">KilleJW@mda.state.md.us.

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