Maryland will sample air on the lower Eastern Shore to examine the potential effects of large poultry houses on air quality.Read More »
Last in an occasional series on rural Maryland CAMBRIDGE — Kevin McClarren has been growing oysters in nets on the Chesapeake Bay for 20 years. “We were told it would never work,” said McClarren, who manages four acres of floating ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — More than two dozen environmental groups want a moratorium on building new chicken houses on Maryland’s Eastern Shore until new regulations are fully in place in 2024. The groups have scheduled a teleconference call for Tuesday. The announcement ...
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WILLARDS — Officials say 19,000 2-week-old chickens were killed in fire in a chicken house in Wicomico County. The State Fire Marshal’s office says the first was reported about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday in Willards. WBOC-TV reports that about 45 firefighters ...Read More »
“Feeding operations have to follow the law,” Frosh said. But without the cooperation of the two other states on the DelMarVa peninsula, Maryland farmers can “move the farm five miles away” to a different state.Read More »