Urban gardens have become quite popular in recent years. Lots of people in Baltimore are growing their own fruits and vegetables.
The weather this weekend couldn’t be much better, but as you enjoy clear skies, there are others nearby who look forward to a dark, stormy day.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a House vote to cut farm conservation programs is a significant blow not only to farmers but local economies and Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.
A Vermont judge has granted preliminary approval to a settlement that would require dairy processor Dean Foods Co. to pay Northeast farmers and their attorneys $30 million to settle antitrust allegations.
For Maryland farmers, Asian stink bugs are potentially devastating.
Maryland’s largest farmers’ market has kicked off its season sooner than ever before. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market and Bazaar has been around for more than three decades.
Delegate Kathy Afzali has gone from being happy to have the governor’s support for her bill to provide tax relief to farmers to being what she describes as “sickened” by politicking that now threatens its passage.
Scientists confronting the brown marmorated stink bug hope to get an emergency exemption by August that would allow apple and peach growers to use an insecticide currently banned from orchards.
Gov. Martin O’Malley wants farmers to support his septic system proposal; in exchange, he would make it easier for them to give land to their children.
A sweeping plan to control water pollution in the Chesapeake Bay must be challenged because it will ruin regional agriculture and become the model for similar restrictions nationally, the head of the nation’s largest farm lobbying group said Sunday.
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.