The Future of Agriculture in Prince George's County, Maryland

Brochures, Reports, and Special Studies

The Future of Agriculture in Prince George's County, Maryland

Title:

The Future of Agriculture in Prince George's County, Maryland

Author:

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Prince George's County Planning Department

Publication Date:
05/01/2005
Source of Copies:

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Number of Pages:
52

This document describes the transformation of agriculture and its potential in Prince George’s County. After a brief overview and myths and facts about the county’s agriculture, it portrays the characteristics of farms and farmland. The report provides information on farmland protection and profitable farming and lists opportunities for diversifying and marketing strategies for farmers. Following a discussion on challenges and benefits of farming at the urban edge, the report concludes with recommendations to transform agriculture into a viable industry. in Prince George’s County. After a brief overview and myths and facts about the county’s agriculture, it portrays the characteristics of farms and farmland. The report provides information on farmland protection and profitable farming and lists opportunities for diversifying and marketing strategies for farmers. Following a discussion on challenges and benefits of farming at the urban edge, the report concludes with recommendations to transform agriculture into a viable industry.