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  • 5 tailgating ideas for college football

    5 tailgating ideas for college football
      Save the date! The Winter Park Harvest Festival returns Nov. 23 to Central Park's West Meadow. The event's producer-only market will feature popular autumn vegetables such as sweet potatoes and cauliflower. It's still too sweltering to think fall...
  • Did Md. chicken out on poultry manure?

    Did Md. chicken out on poultry manure?
    Industrialist Jean Paul Getty once compared manure to money in that both have to be "spread around." But in Maryland, we know that too much spreading of manure is costly, and the trick is to find more cost-effective ways of dealing with it. That's a...
  • Judge denies legal fees in poultry pollution suit

    Judge denies legal fees in poultry pollution suit
    A federal judge on Tuesday denied a bid by poultry producer Perdue and an Eastern Shore farmer to make the Waterkeeper Alliance pay more than $3 million in attorneys' fees for its failed lawsuit alleging that the company and its contract grower were...
  • Hampton Roads prices are lower in 2013

    Hampton Roads prices are lower in 2013
    Nearly every grocery chain in Hampton Roads launched a new "lower prices" campaign in the past year. And — although it may seem impossible — prices are actually lower in 2013. In an informal study of the six major supermarkets in the area...
  • Salisbury University to receive $8 million gift

    Salisbury University to receive $8 million gift
    Salisbury University announced Thursday the receipt of an $8 million donation — tied for the largest in its history — from the Guerrieri Family Foundation. The funds will help develop a new Academic Commons area on the Eastern Shore campus....
  • Proposed Perdue soybean plant is health threat

    Claiming to help farmers, chicken-seller Perdue instead plans to pollute farmers, their families, farms, air, land, water, and food across Pennsylvania's Susquehanna Valley with toxic emissions from a proposed taxpayer-subsidized industrial soybean...
  • 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...
  • New Md. laws include ban on arsenic in chicken feed

    New Md. laws include ban on arsenic in chicken feed
    As of New Year's Day, arsenic is officially off the menu for Maryland chickens. The nation's first statewide ban on the use of additives in chicken feed containing the toxic metal is among a dozen new state laws that take effect Jan. 1. The new civil...
  • Maryland's farm oversight called weak

    Maryland's farm oversight called weak
    As large-scale poultry farmers are required to do, Alan Hudson of Berlin filed a plan last year with Maryland environmental regulators spelling out how he intended to prevent manure from his flocks from fouling the Chesapeake Bay. Hudson had hired a...
  • No winners in chicken lawsuit

    No winners in chicken lawsuit
    Last week, a federal judge in Baltimore issued a verdict in a lawsuit filed by an environmental group against an Eastern Shore farming family and Perdue. After nearly three years of litigation, Judge William Nickerson ruled that the evidence presented...
  • Ruling discredits UM law clinic's involvement

    Ruling discredits UM law clinic's involvement
    In a widely watched case on the Eastern Shore, federal judge William Nickerson ruled Thursday that Alan and Kristin Hudson's Berlin farm was not in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. The plaintiffs, the Waterkeeper Alliance led by controversial...