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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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Wildlife Caused $10M In Md. Crop Losses Last Year

Maryland farmers say wildlife caused an estimated $10 million in crop losses last year.

04/30/2012

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No Settlement In Md. Poultry Pollution Suit

Lawyers have not reached a settlement in a poultry pollution case filed by a University of Maryland environmental law clinic.

03/29/2012

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Md. Senator Wants Law Clinic To Support Farmers

A Maryland legislator wants to transfer funding from an embattled University of Maryland environmental law clinic to create a similar program for farmers as retribution for the clinic’s attempt to sue a chicken farm over water pollution.

03/05/2012

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MPT Documentary Features Historic Barns

Eleanor Shipley peered out a side window of her Westminster home to see if she could spot her husband, Daniel, in nearby fields.

03/01/2012

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4 Raw Milk-Related Illnesses In Md. Traced To Pennsylvania Dairy

After an 11-day shutdown, a Pennsylvania dairy is allowed to re-open after raw milk it sold sickened 43 people, four of them here in Maryland.

02/08/2012

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Raw Milk Farm Suspends Production After Illnesses

Health officials say six people in Pennsylvania and Maryland who consumed raw milk from the same farm have been stricken with illnesses that suggest the product may contain harmful bacteria.

01/30/2012

(AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Septics Legislation Prompts Criticism, Confusion

A reworked bill to control septic systems in Maryland hasn’t calmed concerns about state control of local land use, officials with two key stakeholder groups said.

01/27/2012

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Farmhouse Beer May Help Md. Farms & Waterways

Locally grown most often means farm raised food. Well, one local grower wants to expand that to farmhouse beer.

01/27/2012

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O’Malley Criticizes Suit Against Poultry Farms

Gov. Martin O’Malley is criticizing a lawsuit filed by a University of Maryland environmental law clinic against an Eastern Shore poultry farm over pollution concerns.

11/18/2011

Land Values

Farm Groups, Perdue Support Md. Farm In Court Suit

Farm groups and Perdue say they are raising money for Eastern Shore farmers in a battle with an environmental group.

09/15/2011

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Best Horse Farms Around Baltimore

It’s a little-known secret, but common knowledge amount equine pros … the state of Maryland vies Kentucky for great horse country. Equestrian centers around Baltimore offer an array of superb lessons, trails, boarding, rescue farms, breeding programs and more. Here’s just a sampling of facilities.

08/20/2011

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