Agriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against bird flu after outbreaks devastated flocks in other states.
The Salisbury Chamber of Commerce might step in to salvage the decades-old Delmarva Chicken Festival.
The Delmarva Chicken Festival, an annual tradition to promote the region’s poultry industry, will hold its final event this summer.
Members of Delaware’s congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region’s poultry industry.
A lot of people grow their own fruits and vegetables. Now add chicken, or at least their own eggs, to the menu. It’s a growing trend and soon may be coming home to roost in Baltimore County.
A federal judge has ruled that Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower will not be able to recoup $3 million in legal fees after successfully defending themselves against a poultry pollution suit.
Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower who successfully defended a poultry pollution suit should be awarded attorney fees to discourage similar suits in the future, attorneys said in filings Thursday.
A New York-based environmental group that sued Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower said Wednesday it won’t appeal a federal judge’s ruling in an alleged poultry pollution case.
For three long years, farmer Alan Hudson and his wife were the defendants in the pollution lawsuit filed by the Waterkeeper Alliance. Hudson, who works his 100-year-old family farm in Berlin, said the impact on his family has been enormous and long-lasting.
Maryland has become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.
Testimony has ended in Baltimore in a closely watched environmental lawsuit against an Eastern Shore chicken grower and poultry giant Perdue Farms Inc.
The two sides in a Maryland poultry pollution law suit are now battling over whether a federal judge should visit an Eastern Shore farm at the center of the dispute.