| Dec 2, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Maxine and Robert Walker have worked to restore their historic Woodbine farm since they bought it in 1994. Their latest project is to replace the rotting wood on the side of their old yellow barn after rebuilding the stone foundation and replacing the tin...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Ruling in a bitterly contested case with national ramifications, a federal judge found Thursday that the Waterkeeper Alliance failed to prove that an Eastern Shore farm's chicken houses were polluting a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.
| Jul 27, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Müller yogurt is touted as the number-one yogurt in the U.K., and now the Quaker Oats Company has brought the product to the United States. It’s being released in markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, including Hampton Roads, so look for it on...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:08 AM
This year's drought has already raised wholesale corn prices dramatically, and consumers will likely soon feel the pinch at the grocery store checkout. Economists are warning of a 3-4 percent rise in food prices this year and next as well, an especially...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Most California apples are grown either well north of Los Angeles, in mountains, or near the coast, where cool winters and nights boost production and quality. Ojai, atrociously hot in summer, is better known for its citrus, but in some of its valleys...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
I've called Glendale home since I was a toddler, but I've only recently begun to explore the history of the city I find comforting yet peculiar at the same time.
Glendale makes you work to find its personality. It's also a vortex filled with relics from...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:26 PM
U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin joined an informal Chicken Caucus of senators Monday to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to step up efforts to help the mid-Atlantic poultry industry cope with the economic impact of drought....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The 1904 vintage National Bank building will be transformed Oct. 13 into the Graw Days' History @ the Bank.
From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Bank will have an array of horse racing artifacts, prints, racing silks and artwork. In addition, the Graw Days...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I strongly object to letter writer Rick Berman's views regarding the "humane" treatment of pregnant pigs ("Pregnant pigs treated humanely," Sept. 22).
No reasonable person objects to pregnant pigs being kept in separate pens, but you don't need to be a...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:35 PM
After six months off to recover from the wear and tear of a North American record 22 straight victories, Rapid Redux will be retired next week to Kentucky Horse Park, his owner Robert Cole and trainer David Wells said.
"He's perfect right now and we want...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Maryland is set to become the first state in the nation to outlaw chicken feed additives containing arsenic - but it won't be the last, if environmental activists have their way.
Gov.Martin O'Malleyis scheduled to sign into law today legislation that...