Maryland Continues Funding For Protective Crop PlantingsAbout $5 million the state of Maryland has set aside for farmers to plant protective crops has gone wanting in recent years.
Effort Underway To Show Kids Where Food Comes FromAn effort is underway to teach kids in Harford County that food doesn't come from a store but is grown on a farm.
Farm Bill Will Make More Money Available For Chesapeake Bay, Md. Senator SaysThe measure contains $300 million for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program each year.
Civic Works Americorps Transforms Lots To GardensBaltimore is being recognized for its dedication to community service and has recently been named the number one city for producing Americorps members.
Farmers In Delaware Are Planting Tighty-Whities As Part Of An ExperimentFarmers in Sussex County, Delaware are planting tighty-whities – but they’re not hoping to grow more underwear – it’s all part of a soil health challenge.
Rising Number Of Young Americans Are Leaving Jobs To FarmFor only the second time in the last century, the number of farmers under 35 years old is increasing, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest Census of Agriculture.
Number Of Maryland Farms Shrinks In 2015The U.S. Agriculture Department says the number of farms in Maryland continues to shrink.
Frederick Company Wants To Monetize Farm ManureTriea Technologies has big plans for manure.
C&O Canal Offers Agricultural Leases For Land In The ParkThe National Park Service is seeking applicants for the agricultural use of land in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.
Garrett County Aims To Boost Local Food MarketGarrett County says it wants to expand production and consumption of locally produced food.
Summer Warming Up Fast For Local FarmersSummer 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.
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.
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 ResearchOrganic 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.