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Senator says deal close on fertilizer rules

Stakeholders are nearing an agreement on how the state will regulate fertilizer and phosphorous pollution. Sen. Paul Pinsky told the Senate on Wednesday that representatives of the agricultural and environmental communities, as well as members of Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration ...

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N.C. firm buys QC Corp.

Verdesian Life Sciences LLC on Tuesday announced that it has acquired QC Corp., of Baltimore, a fertilizer producer. The combined company will continue to be owned by Paine & Partners.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Gordon ...

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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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Md. withdraws emergency status of fertilizer rules

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Agriculture Department on Monday withdrew a request to accelerate implementation of proposed regulations aimed at reducing pollution from fertilizer in the Chesapeake Bay after critics said the state was moving too fast. Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration had ...

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Perdue developing new way to compost chicken waste

SEAFORD, Del. — Engineers with Perdue Farms are working on new methods of composting chicken waste in Delaware and on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that could also control pollution. Perdue officials are seeking permission to add wood, water and hatchery waste ...

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Environmentally conscious entrepreneurs making most out of restaurant waste

Much has been made of the farm-to-table restaurant movement. But what happens to all the food that ends up uneaten at the table? In what you might call a burgeoning table-to-farm movement, a small but growing number of companies are ...

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