Gov. Hogan Launches Task Force To Bring New Push In Solar, Wind Energy ProjectsIt will also examine how the state can promote clean power while minimizing the impact that large solar and wind energy projects can have on rural communities and agriculture-focused areas in the state.
Franciscan Friars' 'Little Portion Farm' Restores Land While Providing Produce For Those In NeedA little farm in Ellicott City has an ambitious goal: to grow fresh, organic fruits and vegetables for the people of west Baltimore and do it in a way that will restore tired farmland.
Antietam Blush, Maryland's First Native Apple, To Debut In A Few YearsThe "Antietam Blush" is being developed at the University of Maryland, bred specifically for the climate and growing culture of the Mid-Atlantic region.
Wet Weather Could Be Affecting Urban Farms' Harvest, But Farmers Stay PositiveMany city residents have come to rely on small urban farms to put fresh crops on their tables as they supplement what they buy at the grocery store.
Maryland Farms Taking Precautions To Prevent Avian FluThis week's cold weather is a warning for the Maryland agriculture industry.
State, Poultry Industry Take Precautions Against Bird FluAgriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against bird flu after outbreaks devastated flocks in other states.
Howard County Officials To Discuss FarmingHoward County officials will be talking about the future of farming in the county.
Md. Wants Nominees For Agricultural Hall Of FameOfficials in Maryland are accepting nominations for the Governor's Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Maryland Ag Leaders Promote 'Ice Cream Trail'The Maryland Agriculture Department is promoting an ice cream trail stretching from western Maryland to the Eastern Shore.
Farmers Learn Of Changes In New Farm BillThe U.S. Agriculture Department is offering Maryland farmers a chance to learn about changes in the 2014 Farm Bill affecting natural resources conservation.
Md. Urges Awareness Of Invasive Species The Maryland Department of Agriculture is urging residents to help reduce the spread of invasive species that pose a threat to agricultural and natural resources.
New Fertilizer Regulations Aimed To Cut Chesapeake Bay PollutionMaryland agriculture officials say new fertilizer regulations may be phased in over the next year, instead of being implemented all at once in the fall.
Saying Goodbye To The Last Of Summer At The Maryland State FairThough we're still three weeks away from the last day of summer, for many, it effectively ends Labor Day. Also wrapping up is the Maryland State Fair.
Chicken Skeletons From China Prevented From Entering BaltimoreChicken skeletons from China arrived to Baltimore by sea. But Baltimore U.S. Customs and Border Protection wouldn’t allow them in the city.
Fresh Feed: Marylanders Encouraged To Buy Locally Grown Foods Keeping local dollars local--that's the challenge Maryland officials are asking residents to do this week.