Agricultural Education
Foundation, Inc. (MAEF)
Promoting the understanding and appreciation of the importance of agriculture in our daily lives.
Celebrating Thirty Years (1989 – 2019)
Ag in the Classroom
Mobile Science Classrooms
Career Discovery
Student Leadership Training
Farm Based Education
Urban Garden Grants
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2019 Ag in the Classroom Summer Workshop

MAEF’s annual Ag in the Classroom summer workshop is now open for registration!

Our Ag in the Classroom workshop is one of Maryland’s best ways to earn 3 MSDE credits!  Find out why elementary teachers across the state are excited to bring agriculture into the classroom.  Enjoy a week of hands-on lessons, agriculture learning from field experts, field trips, resources, and collaboration!

Registration is open for our workshop, which runs from June 23 – 27!  Click below for more information.

Jobs & Calendar Poster Contest

Important Deadlines for 2019

Annual Calendar Poster Contest Applications Due MAY 1st –

Executive Director Job Announcement

MAEF Exec Direc Announcement April 2019

Communications Director Job Announcement 

MAEF Communications Dir. Announcement April 2019

Showcase Attendant Job Announcement

MAEF Showcase Employment Announcement 2019

Now Booking

2019 Season

Filled with colorful displays and interactive exhibits, the Maryland Agriculture Showcase travel to fairs, festivals, and events across the state. The Showcase attracts and educates visitors about the importance of agriculture in their lives. Attendants help kids with hand on activities out the Showcase adding to the experience. Exhibits highlight Maryland’s many commodities; poultry, nursery & greenhouse, dairy, corn, soybeans, and much more!



Ag in the Classroom

Career Discovery

Elementary Education

Farm Based Education

High School Education

Maryland FFA

Maryland Agriculture Showcase

Middle School and Natural Resources Education

Mobile Science Labs

Post Secondary Education

Project Green Classrooms


Teacher Training

Urban Agriculture



Logos: MAEF, FFA, Maryland Agriculture in the Classroom


Maryland Agriculture License Plate

Revenues generated by the sale of the Ag Tag help underwrite the expense of nearly all of the Foundation’s programs and educational outreach activities. Purchase Ag Tags from the Motor Vehicle Administration for $20.

Eligible vehicles are cars, trucks up to 26,000 GVW, landscape & equipment trailers, RVs, farm trucks, handicap plates, and boat trailers.