In case you didn't know, Maryland's largest commercial industry is agriculture and about 350,000 Marylanders are employed within some aspect of agriculture. About 32% of Maryland's land is dedicated to agriculture. Currently, Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore and and North Central area's have the largest amount of land in agricultural use. The largest agricultural commodities in Maryland are poultry, nursery crops, dairy and dent corn & soybeans. Maryland's biggest fruit crop is apples and the most important vegetable crops are sweet corn and tomatoes. Maryland also produces beef, eggs, hogs, turkeys, barley, rye and more!