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.
A relaxed and smiling Prince Charles resumed his public duties following his son’s wedding with a trip to Washington, where he offered words of praise and encouragement Tuesday to the operators of a small urban farm that grows producefor low-income residents.
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.