The Maryland Department of Agriculture says it's launching an aerial offensive to combat mosquitoes.
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May 12, 2014 Comments Off on Maryland takes aim at mosquitoes
August 27, 2013 Comments Off on Eye Opener: Cardin says he’ll try to undo sequester
August 26, 2013 Comments Off on Department of Agriculture withdraws regulations after farmers protest
In a matter of hours on Monday, Eastern Shore lawmakers and farming interest groups went from outraged to satisfied with proposed state regulations.Read More »
May 1, 2013 Comments Off on The weight of the state
April 18, 2013 Comments Off on Chesapeake Bay grasses decline again
Underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay continued to decline last year, and Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee the year before are to blame, researchers said Thursday as they released results of an aerial survey of the ecologically important aquatic ...Read More »
June 21, 2012 2 Comments
Maryland senators say a farm bill passed by the Senate retains important bay conservation programs. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, meanwhile, says it is encouraged by the bill passed Thursday. The foundation says the Senate had originally eliminated $50 million a ...Read More »
March 11, 2012 Comments Off on Maryland wineries looking for tax break
ANNAPOLIS — With soil properties that match those of the famous Napa Valley in California, Maryland is primed to increase its footprint in the wine industry. Or it would be, a Maryland Wineries Association spokeswoman said, if the cost to ...Read More »
October 5, 2011 Comments Off on Feds announce $10.9M in grants for Chesapeake Bay
WASHINGTON — Environmental projects across the Chesapeake Bay watershed will receive $10.9 million in grants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture as well as the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and members of Congress plan to ...Read More »
September 12, 2011 Comments Off on Smaller corn surplus could push food prices higher
NEW YORK — Food prices could rise next year because an unseasonably hot summer is expected to damage much of this year’s U.S. corn crop. The Department of Agriculture estimates a surplus of 672 million bushels of corn will be ...Read More »
May 19, 2011 Comments Off on Urban farmers growing shrimp in Hampden
In an old cinderblock building near the foot of 36th Street in Hampden, the latest addition to Baltimore’s urban farming push is under construction. Large tanks, filters, drains and pipes are being fitted into the old building, which for years ...Read More »
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