Land Values

CBF: New USDA Standards To Help Farmers, Waterways

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says new federal agriculture recommendations for fertilizer and manure application will lead to better water quality in rivers and streams while also helping farmers increase profits.


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Fall Festival Fun- Baltimore’s Best Fall Festivals

There are literally hundreds of fall festivals in the state of Maryland with plenty not-to-be-missed ones right in the Baltimore area.


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2 More Wind Farms Considered In Western Md.

Wind-power developers are considering two new projects in western Maryland.


Catoctin Mountain Apple Orchard

Apple A Day: Pick Your Own Orchards Near Baltimore

Fall may mean the kids are headed back to school for another year of learning and the leaves are beginning to change colors, but it doesn’t mean the end of the Maryland growing season!


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O’Malley Announces Record Cover Crop Enrollment

It’s a record year for cover crop program enrollment in Maryland’s coming season.


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Fun Farm Adventures For Baltimore Kids

Of course there are the traditional summer activities that involve swimming pools, beach vacations, and even putting a super hero sprinkler on the end of the hose and letting the kids go at it! But, what about trying something new?! Like a fun-farm-venture?!


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Pew Report: Large Numbers Of Poultry On Fewer Farms Unsustainable

Industry groups are criticizing a new report on the environmental impact of waste from poultry operations.



Drought Hits Lower Eastern Shore

Forecasters say parts of the Eastern Shore are suffering through a drought.


Land Values

USDA Official Points To Bay Progress

A top federal agriculture official says improved farm practices already are having a positive impact on the environmentally battered Chesapeake Bay.



O’Malley To Testify On Easing Estate Tax For Farms

Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is supporting a Republican sponsored bill to reduce Maryland’s estate tax for family farms.


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O’Malley To Support Reducing Estate Tax For Farms

Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley will testify in support of legislation that would reduce Maryland’s estate tax for family farms.