Colby Ferguson is the Government Relations Director for Maryland Farm Bureau, where he is in charge of representing Maryland Farm Bureau on issues in both Annapolis and Washington D.C.
Prior to joining Maryland Farm Bureau, Colby was the Agriculture Business Development Specialist for Frederick County for nine years. In that capacity, he worked with elected officials at the state and local level to implement legislation important to the farm community.
Prior to his county position, Colby was the sales and marketing manager for Sinclair Cattle Company, a purebred Angus ranch in Pennsylvania. He has also been a nutrition specialist for dairy, beef, swine, sheep and horses with Southern States Cooperative.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science, biotechnology from Oklahoma State University. He is a 2006 LEAD Maryland fellow and currently serves on the LEAD Maryland Board of Directors. Colby also serves on the Maryland Agriculture Council Board of Directors and Maryland Agriculture Marketing Professionals group.
Colby is an experienced livestock judge and coach and lives with his wife, Stacy, and two children, Chase and Mickinzi, in Walkersville.