Business Glade Valley Government 

Executive Gardner Announces Agricultural Initiatives

County Executive Jan Gardner announced initiatives to support the longterm economic viability of agriculture in Frederick County. A survey of farmers and the agriculturebased industry will be launched today through April 11 and will be used to develop proposals and direct legislation that will best support local farmers. The results will be released and form the basis for a special Agriculture Business Viability Roundtable on Earth Day – Monday, April 22. The roundtable is open to the public and will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Winchester Hall, 12 East…

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Farm Family of the Year from Glade Valley

The Great Frederick Fair began with the selection of the Jim and Louise Stup Family as the 2014 Farm Family of the Year.  The Stup’s family farm, Teabow Farms, in Walkersville encompasses 980 acres of Glade Valley.  The farm is a dairy operation with over 2,250 cows.  Each cow annually provides an average of 25,359 pounds of milk. Teabow Farms began in 1965 with eighty cows on Glade Road.  In 2000, the farm began to grow tremendously.  The farm’s herd grew to its current size which requires three tankers to…

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Future Farmers of America Benefits Students In Many Ways

by Ricky Kellerman The FFA, or Future Farmers of America, has been a major influence to some of our students here at Walkersville High School. Many students travel all over the state, and even the country, to participate in events that tests their skills in several areas of farming and construction. In an interview with […]

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