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Horizon Farm Credit Accepting Applications for Farmers on the Rise Award Program

Horizon Farm Credit Accepting Applications for Farmers on the Rise Award Program

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 31, 2022) – On behalf of Horizon Farm Credit, The Washington County Department of Business Development announces Horizon Farm Credit is now accepting applications for their second annual Farmers on the Rise program, which will award up to ten $10,000 prizes to young, beginning, small, minority, and/or veteran farmers in their footprint. The Horizon Farm Credit footprint includes farmers residing in Washington County, Maryland. Applicants do not need to be a Horizon Farm Credit customer to apply. The deadline to submit an entry is September 30, 2022.

For further details on eligibility requirements and to apply, please click HERE.

For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Business Development Department at 240-313-2280 or [email protected].

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