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Garrett County Aims To Boost Local Food Market

Garrett County says it wants to expand production and consumption of locally produced food.



Summer Warming Up Fast For Local Farmers

Summer in Maryland usually comes with a very mixed bag of weather: heat, rain storms and more. And this summer, that weather has both helped some crops and hurt some others.


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Howard County Officials To Discuss Farming

Howard County officials will be talking about the future of farming in the county.


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Md. Wants Nominees For Agricultural Hall Of Fame

Officials in Maryland are accepting nominations for the Governor’s Agricultural Hall of Fame.


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Mission Thrive Summer: Baltimore Teens Learn Farming & Yoga In 6-Week Pilot Program

Summer vacation may be most kids’ idea of a good time, but research shows it also leads to some loss of what’s been learned the previous school year. A unique program in Baltimore is working to change that.



UMES Acquires Farm For Agricultural Research

Organic and sustainable farming are among the areas that will be studied at a 365-acre farm recently acquired by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for use as an agricultural research facility.


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Annapolis Residents To Learn About Keeping Hens

Now that Annapolis residents can keep backyard chickens, the city is hosting a meeting to discuss guidelines.


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Oyster Farming Links Va. Company To Annapolis

When it comes to oysters, Severn Inn customers want them local, and they want them salty.


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Md. Farmers Offer Bay-Friendly Gardening Tips

Maryland farmers are offering homeowners tips on bay-friendly backyard gardening practices.


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Man Charged In Theft Of Farm Equipment

A Thurmont-area farmer known for elaborate corn mazes faces charges of possessing stolen farm and construction equipment valued at more than $106,000.


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Prince Charles Criticizes Gov’t Farm Subsidies

Prince Charles is in Washington talking about environmentally friendly farming, and he says it is a change from giving royal wedding toasts.