When Ali Mohadjer was around 7 years old, his father retired and began gardening at their home in Iran. As he helped his father with his roses and cherry trees, he said recently, he developed a “little green thumb,” and an aspiration: to one day have a little orchard, farm or garden of his own.
The plaintiffs in a million-dollar federal lawsuit involving show jumping horses are asking a judge to let them mail summons to the defendants after trying dozens of times to serve them in person.
If last year’s trend continues, Maryland’s tree sellers could see another green Christmas.
Gordon Feinblatt LLC has started an agricultural law practice group during a time when attorneys say there is an increased demand in the farming community for legal representation.
How can you complete a satisfying harvest ritual in just a few easy steps.
MIDDLETOWN — South Mountain Creamery went live about two weeks ago with Animal Planet television, streaming video online of chicks and calves. Since Discovery Communications installed 11 cameras, the family owned farm in Middletown has received 200,000 hits so far, and marketing and media coordinator Adrienne Moretz said her social media reach increased by 200 […]
An environmentalist testified in U.S. District Court Wednesday that water running over a Perdue contract farm could be releasing bacteria and excess nutrients into Franklin Branch, a tributary that feeds into the Pocomoke River. Kathy Phillips, a Coastkeeper and executive director of Assateague Coastal Trust — one of the organizations that initiated the suit against […]
With the U.S. Farm Bill of 2008 about to expire Sept. 30, advocates from Maryland and across the nation are pressuring Congress to quickly pass the 2012 bill that would end the subsidies for big corporate farms before Congress breaks for the election. But Maryland lawmakers are not confident it will make that deadline. Both […]
DELMAR — The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office says a 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with the deaths of nearly 70,000 chickens. Authorities say Joshua Shelton has been charged with burglary, malicious destruction of property and trespassing. The sheriff’s office says the owner of a farm on East Line Road in Delmar told a […]
It’s gonna take an ocean of calamine lotion … They’re probably not singing that ode to poison ivy in Seaside Park, N.J., but maybe they’ll soon be singing the praises of some Maryland goats. ...
FRESNO, Calif. — As demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables has increased, so too has the number of urban farmers markets sprouting up across the nation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will announce Friday that the number of direct-sales markets has increased 9.6 percent in the past year, with California and New York leading […]
A Washington County jury has backed a teenage horse farm worker’s argument that when she was injured on the job, she was an employee and not a contract worker.