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In The Delmarva Farmer Newspaper
December 24, 2002 -
Feds issue manure regs - By CAROL KINSLEY - On Dec. 16, the federal government unveiled its long-awaited final rule requiring all........
Co-permit hearing held at MDE - By MARK POWELL - Attorneys for Maryland farmers and the poultry industry met with lawyers for the.......
Report: MDE should ensure nutrient management - By MARK POWELL - Just in time for the coming budget battles in the 2003 Maryland legislative session, the University......
Md. CREP would have smaller ditch buffers - By MARK POWELL - Maryland’s advisory committee for the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) is .......
Delaware greenhouses could ‘grow’ vaccines - By SHARON MORGAN - The controlled environment of a greenhouse soon could produce a crucial source.......
Eastern Shore Ag Conference set in Belle Haven, Va. - J. Carlton Courter III, commissioner of theVirginia Department of Agriculture and......
Wal-Mart buyer to discuss direct-to-store deliveries - By CAROL KINSLEY - Dennis Randolph, Wal-Mart’s regional buying teamleader for the Northeast territory,........
N.C. program works to make veggies safe - Washing hands is one strategy farm workers learn to ....
In The Delmarva Farmer Newspaper December 17, 2002 -
In Virginia - Be aware, FBI tells farmers -
If your neighbor hates genetically modified corn, and he experiments with explosives in ........
In Maryland - Budget woes have implications for ag - By MARK POWELL - It is expected that Maryland’s projected $1.2 billion budget shortfall will impact......
In Delaware - Chain store produce buyers coming to session - Buyers and brokers from all segments of the produce industry have agreed to meet with........
Who’s going to be Md.’s next ag secretary? - The prime topic of conversation for Maryland Farm Bureau delegates meeting in the .....
Frederick working to save ag - By CARYL VELISEK - Long known for its dairy farms and as the home of Francis Scott Key, author of.......
CREP, Port of Baltimore among MFB topics - By MARK POWELL - Maryland Farm Bureau delegates called upon the state to maintain a deep water port for the grain trade in the state. Meeting in Ocean City, ........
Tractors in classic calendar look better than new - ......
VFBF honors Sen. Hawkins, Helen B. Neese.......
In The Delmarva Farmer Newspaper December 10, 2002 -
DU, CBF pull out of CREP cost-share -
Md. CREP committee working towards addressing some farmer concerns - By MARK POWELL - Ducks Unlimited and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation are pulling out of their commitment to fund cost-share for landowners enrolled in......
Virginia survey says ... - Farmers never retire - Become a farmer and you have a job for life. That’s the opinion of a majority of 43 percent of.....
Tyson may sell Berlin, Md., plant - Tyson Foods Inc. announced Dec. 5 that it may .......
Soy farmers could help their own cause - By CAROL KINSLEY - If every farmer and rancher in the United States would blend in as ......
Growmark finalizes deal for Agway seed - Agricultural supplier Growmark Inc., Bloomington, Ill., has......
Ill. Farm Bureau opposes GMO corn not okay in EU - Illinois Farm Bureau’s (IFB) board of directors declared its .......
Vending machines key for milk sales - By CARYL VELISEK - New dairy products and new ways of marketing them were .....
In The Delmarva Farmer Newspaper December 3, 2002 -
Va. Farm Bureau picks up the slack - State budget cuts and staff reductions have cut significantly the level of technical expertise at government......
Sign up for compensation by Dec. 13 - Sign-up for the USDA’s Livestock Compensation Program (LCP) for cattle, sheep, goats and......
23 accepted in Maryland LEAD program - A group of 23 men and women, each involved to some extent in their careers or in......
MAEF recognizes teachers, awards mini-grants - The Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation Inc. (MAEF) held its 14th annual banquet and awards ceremony Nov. 7 in.....
Schoenian recognized as ‘Shepherd of the Year’ - By CARYL VELISEK - Maryland sheep breeders held their 46th annual meeting and banquet Oct. 19, at........
Sussex Farm Bureau salutes Ron Jester - By SHARON MORGAN - For more than 25 years, Ron Jester has been a crusader for safety, and he has been recognized at........
UMES president hopes to refocus ag programs - By EMILY SHEPHERD - On July 1, 2002, when Dr. Thelma B. Thompson officially began her duties as......
100 retailers involved in Shore to Store program - By RICKY BOURGEOIS - The Delmarva Shore to Store program, which seeks to market directly from local producer growers to ........
Md. 4-H Foundation offers tribute to Augie Velisek - A.F. “Augie” Velisek served Maryland agriculture in many ways before his death, but none.......
Meat’s grown naturally at Brookview Farm - By ANDY HANKINS
Extension Specialist
Alternative Agriculture
Virginia State University
More than 50 persons gathered at Brookview Farm in Goochland County on Oct. 12 to team In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper November 26, 2002 -
Let’s define a future for Delmarva ag - Conservation Corridor project getting ideas from farmers in Md., Del., Va. - By MARK POWELL - In the Easton, Md., High School auditorium, Eastern Shore Congressman Wayne T. Gilchrest, R., sat talking to one of his......
Turkeys galore! - Despite concerns following the avian influenza outbreak in .....
Ag terrorism topic for VFBF convention - Are terrorists interested in going onto Virginia farms to cause havoc? That’s a question that FBI special operations....
Agway sets Dec. 2003 to emerge from Chpt. 11 - Agway members met in Syracuse last week to hear reports from management and the board of.....
In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper November 19, 2002 -
Virginian wants House Ag chair - U.S. Rep. Goodlatte - Virginia hasn’t had a congressman as chairman of the House Agriculture Committee......
100 % soydiesel for sale! - In Carroll County, Md. - By CARYL VELISEK - An open house was held at the Shell service station in Taylorsville, Md., Nov. 8 to introduce to the public the station’s new 100 percent (B100) soy-based........
N.J. ethanol plant waiting on a site - By MARK POWELL - New Jersey farmers’ hopes for building an ethanol plant are on hold for now as negotiators tackle issues relating to the two sites picked for the plant. Garden State Ethanol consultant Hank Capro........
Ag Census to begin - Statistics vital to policymakers, business - A comprehensive measurement of Maryland agriculture gets under way next month as the USDA’s Maryland Agricultural Statistics Service (MASS) conducts the.......
In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper November 12, 2002 -
Ag groups ‘gleeful’ over Md. election - ‘Ag industry breathing collective sigh of relief’ with GOP win - By MARK POWELL - Overnight, the political landscape has changed for Maryland farmers. The election of the first Republican governor in the state since .....
Shockley takes ag agent job in Northampton County - On the Eastern Shore of Virginia - A Virginia man with a long career in production agriculture on the Delmarva Peninsula has accepted....

Virginia FB food drive a success - As partners for the Virginia Farm Bureau Autumn Harvest Food Drive closed the books on the first-ever statewide effort Oct. 31, they ....
In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper November 5, 2002 -
Virginia’s ethanol, wheat projects funded - USDA hands out value-added grants - By MARK POWELL - The USDA handed out grants last week to a long list of Mid-Atlantic region groups aiming to add ....
Pork checkoff overturned - By MARK POWELL - On news that a federal judge had declared the national pork checkoff “unconstitutional and rotten” and ....
MDA readying warning letters for nutrient management - The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s attorney's are currently wordsmithing a warning letter which will be sent to....
Md. cover crop deadline extended - Farmers who have been approved to participate in the Maryland Agricultural Cost-Share (MACS) Winter Cover Crop Program have ....
In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper October 29, 2002 -
Larson visits with ag group - Md. politics - By RICKY BOURGEOIS - Retired Adm. Charles Larson, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, said his approach to taking on ....
CREP not affecting rental rates - By MARK POWELL - University of Maryland agricultural economist Dr. Lori Lynch said her research indicates that....
Conservation Corridor forums planned - On Maryland’s Eastern Shore ... - Maryland Department of Agriculture is conducting three community forurns for residents of the Delmarva Peninsula on the topic of the....
Central Implement going out of business - Case-IH dealership has been a Lower Shore ‘fixture’ since 1948 - By MARK POWELL - Central Implement Co. has been a fixture on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland since 1948.
That’s the year the....
In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper October 22, 2002 -
Assassin scaring away buyers - By CAROL KINSLEY - Folks are being scared away from pumpkin patches in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, not by.......
Gov. Warner plans cuts at ag department too - 140 to be laid off from Va. Extension - As many farmers had feared, state budget cuts announced by....
Md. declared ag disaster area - Congressman Bob Ehrlich (Md.-2nd District) announced Oct. 18 that 21 Maryland counties will be designated natural disaster areas by.....

In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper October 15, 2002 -
Budget cuts worry Va. ag - When Virginia’s Gov. Mark Warner announces his proposed spending cuts for next....
Shore tobacco - Worcester County, Md., farmer uses chicken houses to cure leaf - By MARK POWELL - Richard Davidson expects he’ll be hauling a tractor-trailer load of tobacco over the....
Maryland DNR: ‘No more gifts of travel’ - By MARK POWELL - Maryland Secretary of Natural Resources J. Charles Fox sent a memorandum to key....

In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper October 8, 2002 -
Agway files Chapt. 11 - Telmark not included - The agricultural cooperative Agway Inc. filed for Chapter 11 of....
How wide should CREP buffers be? - Maryland committee begins work on MOU - By MARK POWELL - About the only thing Maryland’s CREP Advisory Committee agreed on last week was to accept the membership of....
Va.’s Warner wants to double ag receipts - Doubling agriculture cash receipts is still an important goal of Virginia Gov. Mark R. Warner (D), he told....

In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper October 1, 2002 -
Farmers endorse Ehrlich - Md. politics - By MARK POWELL - Maryland’s Friends of Agriculture Fund was scheduled to officially endorse U.S. Rep. Robert Ehrlich (R) over Democratic rival Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend in....
Va. firm inks first sale to Cuba - By AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR - Virginia agricultural products will soon find their way into the cupboards and refrigerators of Cuban....
Mid-Atlantic states to get share of USDA’s rural development funding - Thirty-two states will receive more than ....
EPA cites Perdue for water woes in Accomac
- The Environmental Protection Agency last week cited Perdue Farms Inc., for water pollution violations at....

In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper September 24, 2002 -
Perdue takes over Southern States grain facilities - After six months of discussions and negotiations, Southern States Cooperative Inc. and Perdue Farms Inc. signed an operating agreement last week, under which....
Milk + megawatts = dairy profit ? - Frederick, Md., farmers mull sale of electric power - By MARK POWELL - If New Hampshire-based Environmental Power Corp. has its way, about 10 Frederick County, Md., dairy farmers may be producing....
Warner seeks emergency aid for farmers - The summer of 2002 will go in the record books as the third-hottest ever in Virginia. And the ....
In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper September 17, 2002 -
Report: Ag under pressure in Maryland - U. of Md. study shows:
• Poultry business essential
• Farmland losses continue, but ‘no worse than elsewhere’
• Environmental issues weigh on ag
• Farmers feel disrespected
By MARK POWELL - Grain and soybean farmers in Maryland are falling behind in yields.....
Corn, soybean production plummets - Due to ongoing drought, corn and soybean yields, as expected, are....
Crop insurance deadlines near - Growers of five Maryland crops have Fall deadlines to sign up for federally.....
In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper September 10, 2002 -
‘Soydiesel makes Del. more liveable’ - Philadelphia, Salisbury TV ads say ... - By CAROL KINSLEY - Television commercials promoting the benefits of soy biodiesel fuel will be....
MDA’s ‘idea man’ retiring after 33 years - Brad Powers: Boosting ag knowledge key - By MARK POWELL - Brad Powers has an idea. He almost always has an idea to....
Dry weather benefiting wine grapes - Virginia, Maryland wine should be outstanding - By AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR - There are few Mid-Atlantic region farmers who can profess that....
Mid-Atlantic states get millions in federal farmland funding - With $2.7 million, Pennsylvania led Mid-Atlantic states and the nation in its share of federal farmland preservation funding announced....
September 3, 2002 In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper -
Va. ag dept. going to Cuban ag expo - Farm leaders hope for a new market - Virginia farm and forestry products may have a major new....
Del. wants flexibility in EPA regs - By CAROL KINSLEY - On Aug. 22, the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission again formally ....
Ag Pac lists endorsements - Maryland politics - By MARK POWELL - Maryland’s Ag Fund — a political action committee affiliated with Maryland Farm Bureau issued — its....
August 27, 2002 In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper
Water worries - Irrigating drawing public ire in some areas - Drought bites yields: 25-50 bpa for corn, single digits for double crop beans - By MARK POWELL - The rumor had the ring of possible, or at least potential, truth to....
Ponds drying up on these Virginia farms - Tobacco grower Billy Coffee is on his last irrigation pond, and after that....
Early corn harvest thins attendance at Va. event - Farmer founding editor honored - Even as many of its members stayed on their combines in an extraordinarily early corn harvest, the....
August 20, 2002 In Delmarva Farmer Newspaper
Ehrlich: ‘I can de-politicize DNR’ - Md. Republican gubernatorial candidate visits with farmers - By MARK POWELL - Surrounded by the drought-stunted corn on Lew Smith’s Talbot County farm....
Packing peppers by hand = quality - At Hurlock’s B & G Foods - By CAROL KINSLEY - How many pints of pickled peppers can a person pack and pasteurize per day? The more....
Minority farmers encouraged to apply for operating loans - In Delaware, $48,000 will be transferred from the USDA Farm Service Agency’s....
In Delmarva August 13 -
$69.2 million headed to Va. ag - Avian flu - By MARK POWELL - Virginia contract poultry farmers can expect to be paid for....
Attorney calls for ethics - Md.’s CREP advisory panel - By MARK POWELL - Charles County, Md., attorney James Farmer last week requested ruling....
Md. extends cover crop deadline - By MARK POWELL - More than $1 million remains in Maryland Department of Agriculture coffers for....
In Delmarva August 6, 2002
Wildlife group pays for Md. DNR trip - Md.’s CREP
advisory board member says ‘lunatic fringe’ controls MDA, FB - Attorney receives thousands in CREP payments - By MARK POWELL - Charles County, Md., attorney James Farmer has played a leading....
Va. governor eases hay truck rules - Virginia Gov. Mark R. Warner toured a farm in Roanoke County on....
Crops are suffering - For some, the rain is too little, too late - By AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR - Recent rainfall in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia was a day late, a dollar short and not even a drop in the bucket to ....
In Delmarva July 30, 2002 -
So. States, Perdue deal in the works - Perdue seeking to ensure profits for region’s farmers, V.P. says - By MARK POWELL - It appears that on-going private talks between Perdue Farms Inc. and....
11 Va. communities pay to keep Extension agents - Some communities value the service they get from.....
Hoober Inc. buys Seaford-based Tull Bros. - Case IH dealer now has four locations, 2 in Pa., 2 in Delaware....
In Delmarva July 23, 2002
Is it time to seed the clouds? - The drought might have you wondering ...
No town water for horses - In Thurmont, Md.- By CARYL VELISEK - A dispute over water has caused a turmoil in the small town of....
Knill gets Md. Extension’s Service to Ag award - By CARYL VELISEK - Bill Knill of Knill’s Farm Market in Mt. Airy, Md, was recently presented with the 2002 Service to Ag......
In Delmarva July 16, 2002 -
It’s dry - Drought affecting crops throughout region Shenandoah Valley hit worst - By MARK POWELL - Crop conditions are deteriorating in much ....
MFB weighs in on CREP - By MARK POWELL - Maryland Farm Bureau wants to keep productive farmland out of tthe USDA’s Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program.....
Delaware notifying 1,448 landowners nutrient management plans are due - By CAROL KINSLEY - Letters are in the mail — 1,448 of them — to the first 20 percent of....
In Delmarva July 9, 2002 -
Farmers frustrated by FEMA - ...and lack of aid in tornado aftermath - By CAROL KINSLEY - Maryland farmers whose properties were damaged by late spring tornadoes have had their hopes....
Del. agencies cooperate to open new ‘green markets’ - By SHARON MORGAN - The Smyrna Rest Area long has provided a haven of rest and relaxation for persons traveling in Delaware, and throughout the summer, it will....
Soy pump on Rt. 50 1st in Md. - The first pump in a public service station in Maryland to offer pure soy-based biodiesel to consumers is....
In Delmarva - July 2, 2002
Ag Dean Swiger says ... -
Va. Tech faces
‘nightmare’ from cutbacks - “This next year especially will be a nightmare in terms of serving our....
’02 planting: more corn, less soybeans - U.S. farmers planted 78.947 million acres of corn this spring —....
Delaware farmers featured on CNBC - By CAROL KINSLEY - Three Delaware farmers made their national television debut on Saturday, June 29, as part of a CNBC....
June 25, 2002 -
Avian flu indemnification -
Veneman wants $69.2 million for Va. -
By AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ann M. Veneman has asked for ....
Scuse, Mister meet with Gilchrest on Conservation Corridor - Va. participation unclear - By MARK POWELL - At an Annapolis meeting last week, Maryland Eastern Shore Congressman Wayne Gilchrest, R., asked the agriculture departments of....
Budget cuts hurting in Va. - Virginia’s budget shortfall this year has led to severe repercussions....
June 18, 2002 Gilchrest: Farmer support needed - Md. congressman meeting with ag agencies on Conservation Corridor - MARK POWELL - Maryland’s Eastern Shore Congressman Wayne Gilchrest (R) needs farmers to make his....
Biodiesel group looking for investors - By CAROL KINSLEY - The Mid-Atlantic Biodiesel Exploratory Committee is looking for....
Farm bill topic of many questions for Va. farmers - As President Bush’s signature was drying on the Farm Security and....
6-11-02 - Worcester focus of SCD controversy - Board calls for NRCS official’s re-assignment, environmental columnist wants changes - By MARK POWELL - The case of Bruce Nichols may represent a rising tide of farmer resentment toward CREP, the....
PictSweet construction will begin in Sept. - Delaware plant will process peas in May 2003 - By CAROL KINSLEY - There are no signs of construction yet, at the site of the future PictSweet vegetable processing plant south of....
Site on Eastern Shore focus of ethanol research - With Americans keeping a watchful eye on rising....
6-04-02 - Avian flu is costing millions - By AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR - After more than two and a half months of an avian influenza outbreak in and ....
A new crop for an old farm - Native plants focus for Anne Arundel operation - By MARK POWELL - “Taste this,” she says. We comply, the former tobacco farmer and I, an agricultural journalist. The farmer, ....
Cost-share available for nutrient management - For Maryland farmers ... - Maryland farmers who want to hire a private, certified nutrient management consultant to prepare....
5-28-02 4,000-5,000 still have to file nutrient management plans - Maryland pushing farmers - By MARK POWELL - Between 4,000 and 5,000 Maryland farmers will receive a ....
‘We can’t afford to take the risk’ - Va. farmer hit with avian flu calls it quits - By AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR - Avian influenza (AI) poses no threat to humans, officials say. But, ....
Avian flu toll: 4.1 million birds....
Del. ag dean has full plate - By CAROL KINSLEY - Dr. Robin Morgan, new dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Delaware, has an....
5-21-02 U.S. firms say Russia ‘dumping’ UAN - Grain producers oppose anti-import move of U.S. fertilizer makers - By MARK POWELL - Chances are, if you’re an East Coast farmer, some of the fertilizer you . . .
5-21-02 Farm bill will bring changes - By CAROL KINSLEY - It’s too soon to tell what the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 will mean to . . . .
5-14-02 Save farms with green payments? - By MARK POWELL - How do you save rural Maryland?
Maybe more government money spent on farmland easements. Or, . . . .
5-07-02 ’02 farm bill passes the House, Delmarva Conservation Corridor in - By MARK POWELL Agriculture on the Delmarva Peninsula will be part of a national experiment under a . . . .
4-30-02 Port of Baltimore suing ADM - Officials still hope to keep grain business - By MARK POWELL - Maryland’s Port Administration (MPA) is suing Decatur, Ill.-based Archer Daniels Midland/Countrymark and CSX Transportation Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla., in response to . . . .
4-23-02 Avian flu claims 2 million birds in Va. - Bird carcasses shipped 200 miles - By AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR - Since avian influenza (AI) was first detected in . . . .
4-16-02 Md. nutrient law remains unchanged - Compromise bill dies in State Senate - By MARK POWELL - Efforts to rewrite Maryland’s nutrient . . . .
4-09-02 Virginia farmers say more cost-share needed - Officials from Virginia’s Farm Bureau reported last week they were . . . .
4-02-02 Maryland House reaches compromise - By CAROL KINSLEY - If amended as discussed in Maryland legislature in recent days, H.B. 984, which . . . .
3-26-02 Is this the last Md. tobacco auction? - Buyers say current volumes are enough to keep market alive - By MARK POWELL - Maryland tobacco farmers were getting about 40 cents more than the . . . .
3-19-02 Avian flu brings some hours of worry - USDA says Va. turkey farm case under control - By MARK POWELL - Delmarva poultry companies got a scare last week as a case of avian . . . .
3-12-02 Bay Foundation wants grace period - Grain producer gives farmer side on Md. nutrient management regs - By CAROL KINSLEY - Maryland farmers should be allowed to write their own . . . .
3-05-02 Poultry house zoning sparks Va. debate - Farmers say rule change could limit expansion - By AMY CONQUEST - Farmers and area residents opposed to stricter zoning for poultry . . . .
3-05-02 DPI opposes MDA right of entry - Measure aimed at containing animal disease outbreaks - By CAROL KINSLEY - A bill introduced by the . . . .
2-26-02 Md. may back off irrigation fee - Farmers pack
Annapolis hearing - By MARK POWELL - Turf farmers, vegetable farmers and corn and soybean producers all responded to a . . . .
2-26-02 Ag forecast: Corn, beef looking up - By MARK POWELL - Speaking at the USDA’s annual Agriculture Outlook Forum in Virginia last week, the nation’s . . . .
2-19-02 Md. aims to charge for irrigation wells - Ag land preservation could be cut in half - By MARK POWELL - In a legislative session sizing up to feature battles over tax reductions
2-19-02 Chesapeake program gets $70 million - Senate passes farm bill, meat packer ownership ban included - The U.S. Senate last week passed a farm bill, 58-40, that “expands . . . .
2-12-02 Bush plugs property rights - Speaking to U.S. cattlemen last week in Denver, President Bush called for . . . .
2-12-02 Lt. Gov. Townsend honors farmers - Wicomico, Cecil and Garrett families go into Hall of Fame . . . .
2-05-02 ADM talks stall - MDA officials, ADM exec say Port of Baltimore deal not over; Perdue, ADM ink Va. deal - Last week officials from Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) told . . . .
2-05-02 - Lt. Gov. Kennedy to attend Md. ag dinner


1-29-02 SPECIAL Report
How much money do farmers make? Wicomico farmers, Extension respond to local newspaper article - Part 1 of a two-part series . . . .
Part two - 2-05-02 By CAROL KINSLEY - Some farmers are feeling a backlash from the posting on the Internet . . . .WITH THE Cost Analysis Worksheet . . . .
More on the series - Statistics game?


1-29-02 Md. grain farmers fund 35 projects - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Despite depleted checkoff resources, the Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board — . . . .
1-29-02 Carper: ‘Think out of the box’ - Delaware senator hosts farmer discussion of farm bill - By CAROL KINSLEY - Transgenic goats whose milk is worth millions, swine raised for human . . . .
1-22-02 Legislative support sought for ethanol - Grain producers hand off project to broad-based ‘working group’ - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Amid a flurry of activity in Annapolis last week, the construction . . . .
1-22-02 MDA to work with rural legislators on nutrient management changes - By MARK POWELL - Maryland’s rural legislators are developing legislation to change the . . . .
1-15-02 Va. farmers push for Tech dairy center - Imagine trying to teach a high-tech computer class in a schoolhouse . . . .
1-15-02 MDA: 1.1 million acres recorded - Preliminary nutrient management numbers drop in official tally - By CAROL KINSLEY - There was a “dramatic increase” in activity in the nutrient management program during the final weeks . . . .
1-08-02 Ag groups call for rewrite of WQIA - Maryland farmers
want nutrient management regs
addressed
• • •
Del. leaders want
farmland funds
• • •
BMP dollars top
Virginia agenda

By MARK POWELL
and CAROL KINSLEY

In Maryland, nutrient management will dominate . . . .

1-08-02 1.3 million acres are accounted for - By CAROL KINSLEY - According to figures reported by Maryland Department of Agriculture . . . .
1-01-02 ‘Artisan bread’, soyfood, biofuel - By MARK POWELL - If a North Dakota agriculture marketing expert is right, . . . .
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