The Mid-Atlantic Master Farmer award has been the gold standard of farmer success for more than 80 years. Every farm community has one or more persons of Master Farmer caliber. Make certain they’re recognized by nominating them to be a 2019 Master Farmer.
Who and how you can nominate
Potential candidates are men and women who are superb farmers, savvy businesspersons, excellent resource stewards and noted community leaders. Farm size is not a criterion. While farm couples or partners may be nominated, farm businesses do not qualify since this award honors outstanding individuals.
Candidates from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia may be nominated. The sooner you nominate them, the better. Candidates will need time to complete their applications.
You can also send your nominee's name, mailing address and phone number to Master Farmer Program, P.O. Box 734, Richland, PA 17087.