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Farmers

Pikesville Farmers Market

Pikesville Farmers’ Market Gets New Location

Crops need room to grow, and so do farmers’ markets. After losing one location in Pikesville, the market there is putting down roots in a new spot.

08/09/2011

fells point garden

Corn Field Is Growing In Fells Point

Urban gardens have become quite popular in recent years. Lots of people in Baltimore are growing their own fruits and vegetables.

07/07/2011

farmers market

Farmers Hope It’ll Rain Soon

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.

07/02/2011

Bay

Bay Foundation: Conservation Cuts Hurt Farms, Bay

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.

06/17/2011

Land Values

Judge Gives 1st OK To Settlement With Farmers

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.

05/06/2011

Stink Bugs

Stink Bugs Are Destroying Farmers’ Crops In Maryland

For Maryland farmers, Asian stink bugs are potentially devastating.

04/04/2011

farmer's market

Baltimore Farmers’ Market Draws A Big Crowd On Opening Day

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.

04/03/2011

Land Values

Delegate ‘Sickened’ By Md. Farm Tax Bill Wrangling

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.

03/30/2011

Stink Bugs

Scientists Seeking New Weapon Against Stink Bugs

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.

03/18/2011

Land Values

O’Malley Offers Farmers Compromise On Septics Bill

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.

03/07/2011

(Credit; AP Photo/Kathleen Lange)

Farm Group: Chesapeake Bay Plan Could Ruin Farmers

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.

01/09/2011

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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