RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Farms

A collection of news and information related to Farms published by this site and its partners.

Top Farms Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • California farms lead the way in almond production

    California farms lead the way in almond production
    One of California's top ambassadors often comes lightly salted and travels in a vacuum-sealed can. Eat an almond anywhere in the world and chances are that it was grown in the Golden State. California produces 82% of the globe's almonds, harvesting...
  • Barn quilt project highlights Carroll County's rural history

    Barn quilt project highlights Carroll County's rural history
    Drive up and down the rolling hills on Uniontown Road in Westminster and you'll run into a red barn adorned with a placard painted with sunflowers. The barn on the Gardener's Gourmet farm is one of 12 rustic buildings getting decorated as part of a...
  • Christian farm in Baltimore County helps hungry receive fresh food

    Christian farm in Baltimore County helps hungry receive fresh food
    Rick and Carol Bernstein started gardening with their three children on a third of an acre at their former home in Parkton, selling the produce at a roadside stand and taking extras to their local food bank. That was two decades ago, and the food bank...
  • Palm Beach County completes Mecca Farms sale

    Palm Beach County completes Mecca Farms sale
    Palm Beach County this week finally unloaded Mecca Farms, nearly 2,000 acres of former citrus groves that the county failed to turn into a biotech industry hub. County officials Tuesday afternoon closed the deal on the $26 million sale of Mecca Farms to...
  • Toasting Maryland's bubblies

    Toasting Maryland's bubblies
    Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations. With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
  • Gifts: Favorite wines for favorite friends

    Gifts: Favorite wines for favorite friends
    A last-minute gift that's always welcome is a bottle of wine. But hold it right there, don't reach for the Charles Shaw or a generic California Cabernet. Put some thought into which bottle to give which person with the help of this guide, or your...
  • Across the Table: Grower Champagnes worth seeking out

    Across the Table: Grower Champagnes worth seeking out
    Since the 19th century, French Champagne producers have skillfully cultivated an image of full-tilt glamour and luxury, spending millions promoting their brands. That would include sponsoring athletic competitions, society events and the $400,000 in...
  • Tighter enforcement snares farmers market cheaters

    Tighter enforcement snares farmers market cheaters
    Stung by media exposes of farmers market cheating, Los Angeles County officials have dramatically stepped up enforcement, bringing in Ed Williams, deputy director of the Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner’s office and an experienced...
  • Slots revenue drives 13 percent increase in Md. horse breeding in 2013

    Slots revenue drives 13 percent increase in Md. horse breeding in 2013
    Nearly 650 mares were bred in Maryland this year, a 13 percent increase over 2012, and a surge in state slots gambling revenue could help raise the number again next year, according to the Maryland Horse Breeders Association. The gambling revenue has...
  • Maple Lawn brings taste of farming to MPT audiences

    Maple Lawn brings taste of farming to MPT audiences
    For an agricultural operation that is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, Maple Lawn Turkey Farm is adept at blending the old and the new. Tried-and-true methods still prevail at Maple Lawn. But the Fulton farm also embraces modern concepts,...
  • Food stamp recipients worry about plans in Congress

    Food stamp recipients worry about plans in Congress
    Tracey Coleman understands that many people are skeptical about the federal food stamp program, and she agrees that some reform may be needed. But the 43-year-old Essex woman also knows food stamps have kept her family fed since her husband was laid off...