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Visitors Learn Tree-Growing Tips From Md. Farmers

Czech Republic foresters ended a 2 1/2-hour visit to Gaver Farm in Mount Airy pleased with the knowledge gleaned from Christmas tree farmers Mike and Lisa Gaver. They plan to use the information to operate a Christmas tree business at home.

09/28/2013

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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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Newly Applied Stormwater Rule Irks Md. Farmers

A few months ago, Matt Holloway expanded the footprint of his hydroponic lettuce greenhouse.

06/19/2013

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On-Farm Sale Of Produce A Growing Trend

The Rodonovich family decided to grow their own food to eat healthy and make some money, and Twinhill Farm was born.

06/04/2013

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Baltimore City Students Get Education From The Ground Up At Local Farm

Baltimore City school students take a field trip that could change the rest of their lives. The USDA visits students at a working farm, where they are literally getting an education from the ground up.

05/01/2013

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Study Explores Possible Law Clinic For Md. Farmers

Following the lawsuit that brought national attention to Maryland farmers, a group of academics is working to find out what legal resources the stewards of Maryland’s largest industry may want.

04/11/2013

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Ledger Offers Glimpse Into Farm Family

It was 60 years ago, and Otho “O.W.” Mears, 88, remembers an experience that has stayed with him all these years.

04/08/2013

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648,000 Eggs A Day: A Look At Sauder’s Farm In Md.

It takes three to four minutes for an egg to go through the process of washing, rinsing and sanitizing before it is packed into a carton of a dozen eggs and shipped off from Sauder’s Eggs.

04/02/2013

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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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Proposed Garrett Co. Wind Farm Lies In ‘Sensitive Area’

A Garrett County permitting official says most of a proposed wind farm on Fourmile Ridge lies in areas designated as sensitive by the state.

01/23/2013

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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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Md. Family Still Feeling Impact From Poultry Suit

For three long years, farmer Alan Hudson and his wife were the defendants in the pollution lawsuit filed by the Waterkeeper Alliance. Hudson, who works his 100-year-old family farm in Berlin, said the impact on his family has been enormous and long-lasting.

01/08/2013

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