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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

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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

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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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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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