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  • O'Malley sticks his nose where it doesn't belong

    O'Malley sticks his nose where it doesn't belong
    There are two sides to every dispute. Next time Gov. Martin O'Malley has the sudden desire to bully the environmental law clinic at the University of Maryland, he ought to keep that in mind. Perhaps if he or his staff had bothered to talk to students at...
  • State fertilizer rules moving ahead over objections

    State officials are plowing ahead with new rules on how and when farmers can fertilize their fields, despite last-minute objections from environmentalists that the proposed limits have been weakened in an apparent bid to mollify agricultural interests....
  • Suburban farms meet opposition as they look to change business

    Suburban farms meet opposition as they look to change business
    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...
  • Eastern Shore farmers, Perdue win pollution lawsuit

    Eastern Shore farmers, Perdue win pollution lawsuit
    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. U.S. District...
  • Müller yogurt of Europe now available locally

    Müller yogurt of Europe now available locally
    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...
  • Food or fuel?

    Food or fuel?
    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...
  • From Ojai, crops of Gala apples and Howard Miracle plums

    From Ojai, crops of Gala apples and Howard Miracle plums
    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...
  • Intersections: Swap meet buy leads to Glendale history lesson

    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...
  • Mikulski, Cardin seek more help for chicken farmers

    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....
  • 2012 Graw Days hosts authors for Speaker Series and Mini-Museum for history buffs

    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...
  • Pig farmers are guilty of cruelty to animals

    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...