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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

Stink Bugs

Stink Bug Spread Worries Growers Across Nation

An insect with a voracious appetite, no domestic natural predators and a taste for everything from apples to lima beans has caused millions of dollars in crop damage and may just be getting started.

05/20/2011

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Pit Bulls Kill 8 Sheep, Attack Farmer In Funkstown

State police say a pair of pit bulls attacked 20 sheep overnight at a farm near Funkstown, killing eight of the animals before attacking the owner of the farm.

05/15/2011

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Man Charged In Slaying Of Woman Found On Md. Farm

A homeless Eastern Shore man has been charged in the slaying of a woman whose body was found on a farm.

05/06/2011

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Prince Charles Visits D.C. Farm, Supreme Court

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.

05/03/2011

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Raw Milk Buyers Support Pa. Farm Targeted By Feds

Raw milk buyers in Washington and Maryland say they will challenge federal action against a Pennsylvania farmer.

05/03/2011

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Farm Uses Sunshine As Business Opportunity

For most of us, energy costs show up at the pump and on BGE bills. But for farmers, power can be a big money drain. That’s making sunshine a business opportunity for some.

04/15/2011

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House Chair Pledges Support For O’Malley’s Wind Bill

A key House lawmaker is now backing Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind bill and says an initial vote could come as soon as Wednesday.

04/05/2011

Marijuana Plants

Car Crash Reveals Indoor Marijuana Farm

An Ellicott City man has more than just insurance claims to worry about after a car crashed into his home earlier this month.

12/23/2010

Drought

Most Of Md. Declared A Drought Disaster

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.

11/10/2010

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