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Owning Farm Land in Maryland Workshops Honored at NACAA

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Owning Farmland In Maryland program was recently honored by the National Association of County Ag Agents (NACAA) during the 108th Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference held in Des Moines, Iowa, from August 13 to 17, 2023. NACAA is the professional association for Extension educators and other professionals who work in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and natural resources, 4-H youth development, community development, administration, aquaculture and Sea Grant, and other related disciplines.

Meghana Kotraiah, Ryan Zimmerman, Elizabeth Thilmany, and I were honored as National Finalists for the event promotion package for the So You Want to Own Farmland In Maryland workshops. This communication award by NACAA highlights excellence in communicating and promoting programs by Extension faculty to their clientele. This promotion of programs would include traditional methods, flyers, and press releases to digital outlets, such as social media images, promotional videos, and online ads. The program team was honored to receive this award. A special thank you to Meghana Kotraiah for developing the flyer and social media graphics and Ryan Zimmerman for the social media pushes related to this program.

This is material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2018-70027-28588.


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