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Smithsonian Begins Creating U.S. Agriculture Archive

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is collecting stories about agriculture innovations for a future exhibition on American business.

03/19/2013

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College Students Spend Break Working On Chesapeake

Students from Maryland and Virginia are spending an alternative spring break working on environmental projects and learning about the Chesapeake Bay, rather than escaping to Cancun or the Caribbean.

03/16/2013

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The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It Wrong

Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.

02/20/2013

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Lawmakers Getting Taste Of Maryland Agriculture

There’s plenty of meat and cheese on the menu for lawmakers attending a Taste of Maryland Agriculture event in Annapolis.

02/07/2013

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Smithsonian To Collect Farm Objects For Exhibit

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History working with farmers to build a new collection showing the evolution of modern agriculture.

01/15/2013

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Md. Farmers To Discuss Keeping Agriculture Alive

How to keep agriculture alive in Montgomery and Frederick counties is the subject of a conference this weekend in Rockville.

01/11/2013

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Farm Bureau President Says Education His Priority

Educating young children, their parents and the public about agriculture is one of Charles Brault’s top agenda items as the new Frederick County Farm Bureau president.

12/31/2012

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Frederick County Dairy Farm Closes Its Doors

By August, Maryland had lost 10 dairy farms this year. The Hooper family farm on Yellow Springs Road in Frederick just joined that group.

10/01/2012

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Cover Crop Program Hits Record

It’s going to be a record year for cover crops in Maryland’s coming season.

08/30/2012

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Md. Ag Officials Encouraging Crop Insurance

Maryland agriculture officials are encouraging farmers to buy crop insurance.

08/21/2012

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Heat Wave & No Rain Stunting Crops At Md. Farms

The heat, combined with a lack of rain, is causing serious problems for some Maryland growers.

07/17/2012

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Proposed Md. Farm Pollution Rules Set For Hearing

A state senator from Harford County is taking aim at proposed regulations intended to keep manure and livestock out of Maryland streams.

07/10/2012

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