This law directs the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation to establish a Critical Farms Program to provide interim or emergency financing for the acquisition of agricultural preservation easements on critical farms that would otherwise be sold for non-agricultural uses.
Maryland Critical Farms Program Enabling Statute
Statutes and Ordinances
Level of Government
Beginning Farmers, Conservation Easements, Farmland Affordability, Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements
Md. Code Ann., Agric. § 2-517 (2013).