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Eastern Shore farmers express concern about fertilizer rules

SALISBURY — Eastern Shore farmers are expressing concerns about new rules relating to how they apply poultry manure to their crops. Farmers talked about their concerns Tuesday night in Salisbury with state agriculture officials. Maryland Department of Agriculture officials say ...

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Farm groups appeal Chesapeake Bay cleanup ruling

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Farm groups said Tuesday that they were appealing a judge’s decision to uphold federal pollution limits that are designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, ...

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Baltimore’s two newest farmers markets benefit from growing ‘local food’ movement (access required)

Customers buy fresh produce from One Straw Farm tent at the Pratt Street Farmers Market. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Men with briefcases browsed the kale. Women wearing power suits and heels squeeze-tested the fruit. Corporate tycoons mingled with hardcore foodies in a lunchtime crowd that snaked its way through about 10 food and drink vendors who showed up for the debut of the Pratt Street Farmers Market on Thursday.

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