Agriculture officials have started spraying for mosquito larvae on the lower shore.
The popularity of locally grown food — which many assume means the food is fresher, made with fewer chemicals and grown by smaller, less corporate farms — has led to an explosion in the use of the word “local” in food marketing. It’s the latest big thing after the surge in food marketed as “organic,” another subject of continuing labeling controversy.
After 110 years in business at the same location, Knott & Geisbert Inc. Mowers & Farm Equipment is closing up shop.
Some of the world’s top animal-disease researchers are converging in Baltimore to talk about biological safety.
The hot, dry summer took a toll on Maryland crops and Tuesday evening, the US Department of Agriculture has declared much of the state a drought disaster.