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O’Malley Holds ‘Buy Local’ Cookout

Gov. Martin O’Malley is urging Maryland residents to buy locally produced food.

07/24/2014

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Farmers Learn Of Changes In New Farm Bill

The U.S. Agriculture Department is offering Maryland farmers a chance to learn about changes in the 2014 Farm Bill affecting natural resources conservation.

04/24/2014

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Md. Farmers Assessing Damage After Recent Cold Snap

Our recent cold snap might be measured in days, but it could linger for farmers.

04/17/2014

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Bigger Bag Limits For Deer Helping Md. Farmers

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says bigger bag limits for deer hunters in most of the state are helping reduce crop damage.

02/07/2014

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New Fertilizer Restrictions Get Some Farmers Heated

Since people began saving seeds and growing food, they have used animal waste for fertilizer. The government is citing safety to restrict such practices.

11/22/2013

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Md. Withdraws Proposed Fertilizer Regulations Amid Farmers’ Concerns

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is withdrawing proposed fertilizer regulations.

11/18/2013

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Md. State Police To Help Farmers Thin Deer Herds

Maryland State Police and the Frederick County Farm Bureau are teaming up to let troopers hunt crop-eating deer.

10/21/2013

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Farmers Express Concern About Fertilizer Rules

Eastern Shore farmers are expressing concerns about new rules relating to how they apply poultry manure to their crops.

10/09/2013

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Md. Farmers Brace For Stink Bugs

Farmers cope with unpredictable weather patterns that often affect their bottom lines, but the people whose job it is to feed Americans and, in some cases, the world, also must contend with pests.

04/16/2013

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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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Md. House Amends Budget Bill For Sued Farmers

The Maryland House of Delegates amended the state budget on Wednesday to make up to $300,000 available to help a farm family pay its legal bills after it was sued unsuccessfully over alleged poultry pollution.

03/13/2013

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Smithsonian To Collect Farm Objects For Exhibit

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History working with farmers to build a new collection showing the evolution of modern agriculture.

01/15/2013

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