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Cold snap could harm apple crop in Md. and eastern US

ALBANY, N.Y. — Apple farmers in the East worry the late-season Arctic blast could take a big bite from their budding crops. “It’s almost too early to tell, but I still feel we have a crop,” said Dwight Baugher of ...

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Heat has Eastern Shore farmers worried about corn crops

PRINCESS ANNE — The intense heat during the past few days has local farmers worried about their corn crops, which are approaching the critical tasseling stage. “The corn is stressed,” said Richard Nottingham, a University of Maryland Extension Agent in ...

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Abandoned parking lot turned into hoop house gardens

Could an abandoned parking lot soon be converted into an oasis of health? That’s what a group of northeast Baltimore residents are working on Thursday as they gathered to construct two large hoop house gardens amid the blight and vacant ...

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