| Feb 24, 2015
| 7:03 AM
Mitzi Perdue spent much of her marriage to chicken magnate Frank Perdue scribbling notes.
At social gatherings, dinners and countless other occasions, the man who through TV commercials became the country's only famous chicken producer would talk and his...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Here's something all Marylanders can agree on: It sure would be stupid to tax the rain. Fortunately, the state doesn't do it and never has, despite what one may hear from Gov. Larry Hogan whose recent "truth to power" State of the State address would have...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Before the Cuban Revolution, Maryland's relationship with the Caribbean island was lots of sugar and spice.
Baltimore-based McCormick & Co. and the defunct Baltimore Spice Co. did business there, and when a sugar refinery opened in 1922, a U.S....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Perdue Farms did the right thing to protect public health ("Perdue Foods says its chicken hatcheries now antibiotic-free," Sept. 3). The company committed to stop administering low doses of antibiotics used in human medicine to their chickens....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 12:34 PM
When grouper appears on a restaurant menu, a diner ought to be confident that grouper is served, not catfish from Thailand. At the grocery store, a container labeled "Chesapeake Bay" crab meat should actually contain crab from the Chesapeake Bay. And no...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 11:31 AM
This week, Larry Hogan promised poultry farmers that his "first fight" as governor will be to scrap new rules from the Maryland Department of Agriculture to curb the amount of phosphorous from chicken manure running into the Chesapeake Bay.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:29 AM
As we have chided Gov. Martin O'Malley more than once on this page for dragging his feet on regulations intended to reduce the amount of polluting phosphorus pouring into the Chesapeake Bay from farms, it's only fair to herald his decision to move forward...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Recently, the Business Economic and Community Outreach Network, a part of Salisbury University, issued a report addressing chicken manure as fertilizer. The report was commissioned by the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Perdue School of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:15 AM
From the time I graduated from college and returned to the farm, I have been dealing with government regulations, environmental extremists and animal rights activists.
Over the years I have seen farmers (myself included) negotiate and give in little...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Last week, Jim Perdue spoke at a Maryland Chamber of Commerce event to complain about the regulatory environment in the state where his company roosts. "The problem is, we have no seat at the table in Maryland," the Perdue Farms chairman said, according...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Regarding your editorial, "Perdue's ruffled feathers" (Sept. 22), The Baltimore Sun's editorial board is entitled to its opinion but not its own facts. The editorial states that Perdue "has failed to … support" the state's waste-to-energy project....