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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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Md. Agencies Oppose Bill To Stop Further Bay Regulations

Maryland agriculture and environmental officials are opposing a bill to prohibit additional bay restoration regulations on farmers until other states in the watershed catch up to their pollution reductions.

02/21/2012

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Md. Officials Say No Poultry Deaths After All

Maryland agriculture officials say there were no poultry deaths in Maryland after all due to Hurricane Irene.

09/01/2011

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Md. Growers Enjoy Bumper Year For Strawberries

It’s the height of an especially good strawberry season on the Lower Shore in which the right combination of rain and temperatures has led to bumper crops for local growers.

05/13/2011

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