ROCK HALL, MD. (WJZ) — Farmers are often the first to feel the ramifications of climate change, and many are starting to fight back from the ground up. Including one Maryland farmer from Rock Hall.
Trey Hill started adopting “climate-smart” farming techniques 20 years ago.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Shoot and Kill Suspect In Woodlawn; 3 Other Victims Found Dead
He plants cover crop after harvesting his commercial crop to keep the soil nourished during the off-season.READ MORE: William Wayland Scheduled For Trial In Alleged Mortgage Theft Scheme
Hill is now working with a startup company out of Seattle that helps him measure exactly how much he is reducing his carbon footprint.MORE NEWS: Dominick Pailin, 29, Arrested, Charged With Allegedly Killing Brother, Police Say
Ultimately, the goal is to encourage farmers like Trey to pave the way in a new and growing field.