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Agriculture

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Md. Wants Nominees For Agricultural Hall Of Fame

Officials in Maryland are accepting nominations for the Governor’s Agricultural Hall of Fame.

07/08/2014

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Maryland Ag Leaders Promote ‘Ice Cream Trail’

The Maryland Agriculture Department is promoting an ice cream trail stretching from western Maryland to the Eastern Shore.

05/19/2014

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Farmers Learn Of Changes In New Farm Bill

The U.S. Agriculture Department is offering Maryland farmers a chance to learn about changes in the 2014 Farm Bill affecting natural resources conservation.

04/24/2014

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Md. Urges Awareness Of Invasive Species

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is urging residents to help reduce the spread of invasive species that pose a threat to agricultural and natural resources.

04/18/2014

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New Fertilizer Regulations Aimed To Cut Chesapeake Bay Pollution

Maryland agriculture officials say new fertilizer regulations may be phased in over the next year, instead of being implemented all at once in the fall.

09/06/2013

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Saying Goodbye To The Last Of Summer At The Maryland State Fair

Though we’re still three weeks away from the last day of summer, for many, it effectively ends Labor Day. Also wrapping up is the Maryland State Fair.

09/02/2013

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Chicken Skeletons From China Prevented From Entering Baltimore

Chicken skeletons from China arrived to Baltimore by sea. But Baltimore U.S. Customs and Border Protection wouldn’t allow them in the city.

08/15/2013

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Fresh Feed: Marylanders Encouraged To Buy Locally Grown Foods

Keeping local dollars local–that’s the challenge Maryland officials are asking residents to do this week.

07/23/2013

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Giant Hogweed Plant Can Burn Skin, Cause Blindness

A massive plant with sap that burns like acid. It’s not the latest Hollywood monster. It’s real.

06/28/2013

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UMES Acquires Farm For Agricultural Research

Organic and sustainable farming are among the areas that will be studied at a 365-acre farm recently acquired by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for use as an agricultural research facility.

04/25/2013

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Conference Highlights Growing Hops Industry

Maryland’s first Northeast hops conference held in Frederick proved that the industry is rebounding.

03/25/2013

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Senate Committee Passes Agriculture Certainty Bill

A Maryland Senate committee has approved an agriculture certainty bill that has split support from environmental groups.

03/21/2013

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