ASA meets with Schafer about USB allegations - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Amid allegations of
CREP error will impact producers - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - An error in the drafting of a
Biodiesel plant goes on auction block - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - CLAYTON, Del. - Delaware’s first
Va. mansion, capitol trees share family connection - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent
- RICHMOND, Va. - Two special
Hall: Lease agreements can help farmers manage risk - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor
- QUEENSTOWN, Md. - When commodity

Allegations against USB materialize - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - A long simmering dispute


Farm Bureau holds its annual convention - Bigelow, among others, recognized for years of service, efforts for Farm Bureau organization - Members discuss zoning issues in their counties


DPI announces 3rd electric buying group for members - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - GEORGETOWN, Del. - The Delmarva
Land use, nutrient management top changes in MFB policy - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY and STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editors - OCEAN CITY, Md. - During the

Co-op seeks members to grow beans - By STEPHANIE JORDAN and BRUCE HOTCHKISS - CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Chesapeake Fields
Md. riding program sees increased interest - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - PORT DEPOSIT, Md. - A year
Md. Ag Commission discusses land preservation programs - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - At last week’s
Classic Farm Tractors Calendar celebrates its 20th anniversary - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - In 1990, DuPont Ag Products was

Ag officials suggest crop budgeting for inconsistent seasons - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - With harvest nearly
MABA hosts inaugural event, draws 450 animals - By CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - WESTMINSTER, Md. - The MABA Alpaca
Sutphins named top farmers of year in Va. - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - PULASKI COUNTY, Va. - A love for

Ag industry hit hard by budget cuts - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - As the nation’s
Va. meetings to target changing livestock industry - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - A series of meetings for
Winegrad lashes out at Bay area farming, development - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - SALISBURY, Md. - Condensing a
LEAD Class V tours ‘Charm City’ - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - BALTIMORE, Md. - LEAD Maryland’s Class V took

Maryland ag’s effect on Bay analyzed at law school - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - BALTIMORE - Maryland agriculture - specifically,
MDE officials meet with Md. growers, poultry reps - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - SALISBURY, Md. - “Chicken manure is
QA’s farmers up in arms over TDR proposal - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - CENTREVILLE, Md. - A proposed ordinance
Water supply questioned for growing population - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - With the population in

Maryland moving ahead with slots plans, border states react - ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - With Maryland facing tough
Myers: Direct marketing a necessity for small farms - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Maryland Cooperative Extension regional
Black Ankle Vineyards unveils new tasting room - By CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - MT. AIRY, Md. - Long anticipated by


Chesapeake Bay Foundation headlines suit against EPA - BALTIMORE (AP) - The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, other
Soybean rust located near border of Md., Del. - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - For the first time, Asian
DPI signs recognize those who use buffers - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - GEORGETOWN, Del. - Growers who have
Md. Sheep Breeders gather for banquet - By CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - WEST FRIENDSHIP, Md. - Maryland Sheep Breeders gathered at
VDACS bracing for layoffs and budget cuts - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - RICHMOND, Va. - The Virginia Department of
Hurd creating a buzz with Pollinator Conservation Award - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - HARRINGTON, Del. - It may have

Sparks lauded during New Castle Co. Farm Bureau banquet - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - TOWNSEND, Del. - In an emotional
Kuperus to step down as New Jersey’s ag secretary - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey Secretary of
Mason unveils organic, no-till test plots - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - RUTHSBURG, Md. - Integrating no-till
Etgen awarded Conservationist of the Year honor from CBF - QUEENSTOWN, Md. - The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has
Chapel’s Country Creamery secures USDA, MARBIDCO grants - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - EASTON, Md. - Following the

Extension orders freeze on new hires - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - Sudeep Matthew knows he
DFB hosts forum for candidates - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - DOVER, Del. - Delaware Farm Bureau invited the
Osage Bio Energy breaks ground for ethanol plant in Va. - By JANE W. GRAHAM - AFP Correspondent - HOPEWELL, Va. - In a time when
Mushroom grower breaks ground on Kent Co. (Md.) facility - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - MASSEY, Md. - When Art Needham proposed to
Three Delaware families honored for Century Farms - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - DOVER, Del. - Three families were

Md. Farm Bureau throws support behind slots referendum - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Maryland Farm Bureau’s board of
SCFB bids farewell to retiring councilmen - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - BRIDGEVILLE, Del. - Politicians were
‘Bay from Above’ exhibit to illustrate changes - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - ST. MICHAELS, Md. - Hunter H. Harris is

Leber, Adams inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame

Kent County (Del.) Farm Bureau meets for fall banquet - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - FELTON, Del. - Brooks Banta, president of
Minner asks for drought disaster aid from USDA - Dover, Del. - Gov. Ruth Ann Minner announced on
Farm-Life Festival offers a trip to history - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY- Associate Editor - CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. - If it was used on
More than 800 flock to annual Rural Heritage Day - CENTREVILLE, Md. - Despite a shaky

Duncan Farm hosts students in 11th annual Farm Tour Day - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - NEW CHURCH, Va. - An estimated 675
Kee: Museum ‘in the black’ after making needed cuts - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - DOVER, Del. - The Delaware Agriculture Museum is
Kaine reveals effects of ag within Virginia - RICHMOND, Va. - Gov. Timothy M. Kaine unveiled a
Short eager to work term as new Del.ag secretary - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - DOVER, Del. - Delaware has a
Students enjoy Homegrown School Lunch Week - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - EASTON, Md. - Schools across the
Pa. ‘puppy mill bill’ may have larger consequences - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - HARRISBURG, Pa. - A bill designed to

Academy to help train Va. students in agriculture - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - HALIFAX, Va. - Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine joined
Demand for fertilizer will keep rising - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - CAMPRIDGE, Md. - There are across the
Urea to be utilized more in on-road diesel engines - By Carol Kinsley - Staff Writer - New emissions requirements coming
Perdue gives talk on ag’s role in Chesapeake Bay cleanup - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - CAMBRIDGE, Md. - Jim Perdue, chairman of

MDE’s latest MAFO version may affect 200 poultry farms - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - BALTIMORE, Md. - The Maryland Department
Input sought for potential Md. planning committee - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Task
Scuse named Minner’s new chief of staff - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - DOVER, Del. - Delaware Gov. Ruth Ann
Allen steps down from Delaware Soybean Board after six-year run - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - BRIDGEVILLE, Del. - As Jeff Allen starts

Fundraiser pulls in $28,000 to aid Prigel’s legal fight - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - GLEN ARM, Md. - Various neighbors,
Talbot plans for 60-foot buffers get eliminated - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - EASTON, Md. - A proposal within the
Tour focuses on organic cover crops, composting - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - SALISBURY, Md. — Matt Ryan was

Hurricane activity may reawaken soybean rust - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - Fay, the hurricane and/or
Myers back in swing of things one year after auto accident - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - WYOMING, Del. - Later this
Richardson praises O’Malley’s hand in Md. ag - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TIMONIUM, Md. - Maryland State
School obligations may complicate duties for Daffin, court - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - TIMONIUM, Md. - It was Tuesday
Lang able to find niche in cartoon set on farm life - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - Churubusco, Ind. - Bob Lang didn’t


Two weeks later: Reflections of an amazing trip - - By Sean Clougherty - Associate Editor - American Farm Publications - “That’s awesome! You’re

Va. farmers recognized for yields, practices - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - The Virginia Grain
Dairy specialist Lee Majeskie stricken at 67 - Internationally known dairy cattle
USDA grant to help Md. schools promote fresh produce to students - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Last Thursday,
Ag showcase brings 200 Md. farmers to Pennsylvania - By Dorothy Noble - AFP Correspondent - Rock Springs, Pa. - The sunny,
Homegrown school lunches to appear across Maryland - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Maryland Farm to

Maryland Ag Commission draws attention to Bay, Farm Bill - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Maryland Ag Commission had
New Web site launched to help farmers trading food - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Just months
Former Extension agent makes composting his business - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent
- SALISBURY, Md. - Rumpelstilskin could
Researchers warn corn earworm may be developing resistance - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - Is the corn earworm
Nemours rewards work to improve children’s health in Del. - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - GEORGETOWN, Del. - A tasty final

Monsanto: Price of some seed corn to jump to $300 - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - The price of seed corn for
Just a stone’s throw away - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - PRICE, Md. - The emotionally charged
Sammons has observed much in his time - By CAROL KINSLE - Staff Writer - GEORGETOWN, Del. - At age 92,
Could increased Talbot buffer apply to more than ag lands? - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - EASTON, Md. - As it struggles
Numbers down, quality still up at Eastern Regional Shorthorn Show - By CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - WEST FRIENDSHIP, Md. - Shorthorn breeders

No date set in lawsuits concerning NMP confidentiality - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - No court date has
Horton: Bay a world-class resource, we messed it up - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - GRASONVILLE, Md. - In the view of
Schillinger hopes to catch lightning in a bottle - BY BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - QUEENSTOWN, Md. - It was about
Talbot Co. considering buffer zone of 60 feet - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - EASTON, Md. - A proposed amendment to
New farmers’ market opens with thunder in Seaford - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - SEAFORD, Del. - An early mornin
SERA-17 contingent studies litter injector at UMES - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - A prototype of

USRC report analyzes cost of starting new vineyards - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - It’s no secret that with
Western Md. businesses lauded for buying local - By CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - FREDERICK, Md. - Maryland’s Deputy Secretary of
Soybean rust alert system may be victim of budget cuts - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - Federal belt-tightening
10th annual Commodity Classic marked with optimism, humor - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - CENTREVILLE, Md. - The previous night’s
QA’s Extension slated to host Combine and Root Dig Day - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - QUEENSTOWN, Md. - The Wye Research and
Ag-education majors brought back to College Park campus - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Midway through her
Wool Pool’s ’08 collection amounts to smallest ever on record - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - TIMONIUM, Md. - The Maryland Wool Pool is
Perdue Farms: No plans to shut down Easton facility - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - and STEPHANIE JORDAN - EASTON, Md. - A report from

Md. Farm Bureau files suit to keep NMPs confidential - Last week, in the Circuit Court for
Va. Christmas tree growers to gather in Ruckersville - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - RUCKERSVILLE, Va. - The lure of
Miller crowned 2008-09 Maryland Dairy Princess - BY CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - FREDERICK, Md. - Ruthie Miller, the
Johnson promotes soybeans, biodiesel as DSB intern - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - Harrington, Del. - “I’m a very talkative,
Takeover bid follows trend in industry - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - “A lot of St. Louisans are

MDA following through with state’s buy-local campaign - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Buying local has become more
PBS’s Pearson slated to speak at Commodity Classic July 24 - CENTREVILLE, Md. - Mark Pearson, a farmer,
Va. weather conditions vary in state - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - The moisture levels in
NJDA, ag cabinet post prove to survive budget cuts - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON - Originally targeted to
Marlin K. Hoff Memorial Barn to start to be reassembled soon - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - WESTMINSTER, Md. - Excavation for
‘Top-drawer performances’ highlight Va. youth rodeo finals - By JANE W. GRAHAM - AFP Correspondent - DUBLIN, Va. - The 2008

Officials deliver update of Maryland’s ag policy plan - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Agriculture
Quisenberry discusses visits to AREC sites - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - BLACKSBURG, Va. - The dean of
New rules intended to protect livestock at fairs - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Proposed new
Wal-Mart’s move to Denton forced Hershey to take over rented field - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - DENTON, Md. - David Rice’s problems
Two thirds of staff cut at Delaware agricultural museum - DOVER, Del. - To keep the doors open at the The Delaware

U.S. Tomato scare underlines importance of GAPs - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - WHITE MARSH, Md. - Although growers in
Va. Tech ag dean leads 12-station AREC tour - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - PAINTER, Va. - Virginia Tech’s Dean of

Groups deny poultry farm trespassing complaint - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - WILLARDS, Md. - Conflicting reports have
Festival celebrates chicken industry - By NANCY SMITH - AFP Correspondent - SALISBURY, Md. - “I want to say to
No decision reached in lawsuit to open NMPs - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - There has been no
LEAD fellows learn about water quality at seminar - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - SOLOMONS, Md. - The current class of
Virginia Tech students study agriculture in Brazil - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - Five Virginia Tech students are
Md. farmers learn about chronic pain - By CAROL KINSLEY - AFP Correspondent - PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Attendance at
O’Malley celebrates Kent County rural designation - KENNEDYVILLE, Md. - Surrounded by fields
Field day will showcase pasture-based beef research - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - UNION, W. Va. - A joint research project,
Award-winning Va. ag agent works to improve farming - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - PRINCE GEORGE, Va. - A Virginia Extension agent’s
Former Secretary Cawley remembered at service - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - A Father’s Day memorial service

Waterkeepers, film crew trespass on poultry farm - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - WILLARDS, Md. - Members of
Ag commission plans special meeting on forum findings - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Farm Bill and
Ex secretary Cawley, 84, dies on farm of his birth - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - DENTON, Md. - An estimated 250
FDA report: Delmarva’s tomatoes are not to blame - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - Tomatoes grown in
Almquist stepping down as Extension agent in Cecil Co. - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - ELKTON, Md. - David Almquist is
‘It’s a whole new world out there’ for soybean tactics - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - Farmers may be

Farmer loses wheat with land transfer - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - DENTON, Md. - The sight that
NASS gets ‘very good response’ in Maryland - By CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - WALKERSVILLE, Md. - For the
Drought recovery varies throughout grasslands in Virginia - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - Livestock and forage producers across
Virginia 4-H livestock team to compete on European trip - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - BLACKSBURG, Va. - Virginia’s award-winning
Griffin, Hughes head effort to save Nanticoke watershed - By Carol Kinsley - Staff Writer - VIENNA, Md. - The secretaries of

Hance: MAFO revisions more palatable to ag community - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - BALTIMORE - The Maryland Department of
Lost tractor a sight to behold for Richardson - Newbern, Tenn. - Joe Richardson has
Farmers may have opportunity to cash in on carbon trading - By CAROL KINSLEY - AFP Correspondent - GEORGETOWN, Del. - Opportunities are
Rockefeller’s belief still applies now, years later - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - John Davison Rockefeller Jr., the

New Montague Farms facility to process, grade soybeans - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - WINDSOR, Va. - A crowd estimated at
Wye center hosts annual strawberry, small grain twilight tours -
Native bees crucial to strawberry crop - By STEPHANIE JORDAN
Associate Editor
Disease, replanting discussed on tour - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY
Associate Editor
Virginia hires organic specialist to promote marketing - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia’s new

GOP breaks rank, votes with Democrats to pass Farm Bill - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Despite President Bush’s strong
Soymeal, corn prices have feed costs for poultry rising - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - High feed prices, due to
Area needs to be cautious of wheat diseases - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - After the wind and rain
MAEF celebrates 20 years with gala on Kent Island - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - STEVENSVILLE, Md. - The Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation marked
Maryland dairy farmer fighting neighbors to open new creamery - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - GLEN ARM, Md. - Bellevale Farm in

Farmer battling neighbors for right to build, use new store - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - SPARKS, Md. - David Smith owns
E. Johnson resigns post as ag agent in Wicomico - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - SALISBURY, Md. - Eddie Johnson stepped down
Md. Sheep and Wool Festival rolling on - WEST FRIENDSHIP, Md. - The annual nationally renowned
MDA investigating HSUS’s complaint toward livestock auction - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Maryland Department of

Chesapeake Fields’ popcorn makes major-league roster - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Headed off to
DDA in search of a state vet once again - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - DOVER, Del. - The Delaware Department of
Del. officials, reps pleased with plan’s progress - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - CLAYTON, Del. - “No other state
Seminar draws 60 would-be vineyard growers - CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Approximately 60 individuals attended a

Md. agriculture has ‘relatively successful legislative session’ - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Officials in the
Maryland’s soil judging team grabs third overall - KINGSTON, R.I. - The members of the University of
Program aims to direct local produce into food at schools - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - BALTIMORE - How to get more
New Web site allows farmers to trade goods - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A first-of-its-kind
Tree farmers meet in Washington County, Md. - By CARYL VELISEK - AFP Correspondent - HAGERSTOWN, Md. - The Western Maryland Tree
Whipp honored with ‘Friend of (Md.) Extension’ award - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Roscoe N. Whipp, 90, one of

O’Malley addresses growers at 52nd DPI banquet - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - SALISBURY, Md. - Poultry growers from
More precipitation needed to mitigate drought in Virginia - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - DUBLIN, Va. - Two drives from
Md. farmers should scout wheat crop for damage - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - SALISBURY, Md. - On the morning
LEAD fellows foray into preservation issues - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - FREDERICK, Md. - Class V LEAD Maryland fellows focused
Gov. Corzine rethinking cuts to N.J. ag department - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON, N.J. - Just a couple weeks after
Free seminar will discuss Md. vineyards - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - CHESTERTOWN, Md. - A free seminar will

Delmarva Goat Association hosts first field day event - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - WYOMING, Del. - To help the
Wye Angus sale marks 30 years at Queenstown - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - QUEENSTOWN, Md. - Thirty years ago
Women in ag conference stresses networking - By Shannon T. Allen - AFP Correspondent - Weyers Cave, Va. - The 2008 Virginia Women in
Newspaper awards five scholarships for $1,000 - EASTON, Md. - Henry Bennett, Brice Collamer, Adam Holter, Kristin Hulshart and Katie Scott are
New River Land Trust to sponsor conservation easement clinic - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - BLACKSBURG, Va. - Virginia landowners,
UMES researchers studying ways to remove ammonia from litter - By NANCY SMITH - AFP Correspondent - PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Columbus didn’t expect
Ag commission pondering viticulture in western Md. - BY CARYL VELISEK - AFP Correspondent - FREDERICK, Md. - Can Western

USDA intentions report: More beans, wheat; but less corn - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor
- U.S. farmers, including those
A cut above ... - By JOANNE MORVAY WEANT - Special to The Delmarva Farmer - UNIONTOWN, Md. - Way back in
Ag community, tractors flood state capital - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON, N.J. - An estimated
Biomass committee looks to stretch budget - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - ALBANY, N.Y. - As members of the

MDE ‘not just focusing on farming’ - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - SALISBURY, Md. - Poultry growers gathered last
Long lost tractor is located in New York - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - Joe Richardson has
Farm Bureau volunteers meet for training - By Sarah L. Cranston - AFP Correspondent - CHERRY HILL, N.J. - State and

Millington woman attempts to pay homage to old mill - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor
- MILLINGTON, Md. - Kent County resident
Va. meeting to discuss community food systems - By Jane W. Graham - AFP Correspondent - Virginians will have a
Bay Fund gets cut to $25 million - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Before the
Awards given at Jersey Club 87th meeting - By CARYL VELISEK - AFP Correspondent - WOODSBORO, Md. - The Maryland

LEAD class visits port as part of its trade theme - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - WILMINGTON, Del. - From Feb. 9-16, the
Md. county considering increasing buffer zone - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - EASTON, Md. - A proposal before the
Waterkeeper Alliance president speaks at Ocean City, Md. - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - OCEAN CITY, Md. - “I’m not
Beale, newspaper presented MGGA Veraison Awards - ELLICOTT CITY, Md. - Each year, the Maryland Grape
Forum focuses on change, next-generation farmers - By CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - WEST FRIENDSHIP, Md. - Change is
Roots of Maryland Women’s Ag Forum started 25 years ago - By CARYL VELISEK - Staff Writer - WEST FRIENDSHIP, Md. - A Maryland Women’s Ag Forum was
Speaker lauds benefits of biotechnology for farming - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - RUTHSBURG, Md. - Queen Anne’s County Farm Bureau held its

Irrigation units under attack for copper wire - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - LAUREL, Del. - Farm inputs are
MDE tours farm; Feathers ruffled in meeting - Two stories are reported on in this segment by Stephanie Jordan - Associate Editor
Ag-friendly bill pushed by Dyson to committee - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Though admitting the
‘Annie’s Project’ graduates first class of 19 women - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - WYE MILLS, Md. - “The most

Black steals thunder at conference for Del. ag
House hears testimony on plans to use Trust Fund - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Targeting non-point sources of
N.J. governor proposes eliminating state’s department of agriculture - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor
- TRENTON, N.J. - The rumors were
After 32 full years, we’re still working for you - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - EASTON, Md. - With this
Switching to wood power helps revive Pa. florist - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor
- BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - About two
Group tours northern Pa. to see boilers run by wood - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - ST. MARY’S, Pa. - A group of
Md. delegates hear Farm-to-School program testimony - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor
- ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Last week

VT readies release of varieties of winter wheat - By Shannon T. Allen - AFP Correspondent - Williamsburg, Va. - Strong commodity prices, an
Historic barn to be rebuilt at museum - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - WESTMINSTER, Md. - A proud two-century-old barn will
Black to speak at Delaware Gov.’s Conference on Agriculture - DOVER, Del. - Baxter Black is coming
Commodity prices will continue to climb in 2008 - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - WYE MILLS, Md. - So, lift the
Hansen replaces Ed Kee at UD Extension - Dave Hansen has been named the
Dairy bills set to be heard in Annapolis next week - BY CARYL VELISEK - AFP Correspondent - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Several hearings have

Ag commission listens to briefing on MAFO regulations - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Maryland Ag
Stoops able to return to her roots as Ag agent - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - NEWARK, Del. - By joining the University of
Fellows learn ins and outs of Annapolis - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - LEAD Maryland’s
Concerns high Farm Bill will miss deadline of March 15 - By CAROL KINSLEY - Staff Writer - WASHINGTON, D.C. - With less than a
Greenlight Biofuels allows new way of ag recycling - By NANCY L. SMITH - AFP Correspondent - PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - There’s a
Centreville Farmers’ Market reaching out for new vendors - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - CENTREVILLE, Md. - The Centreville Farmers’ Market is

MDA sued for NMP information - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - The privacy of the
O’Malley: Ag important to Maryland - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - GLEN BURNIE, Md. - A record-breaking
Tensions run high between ASA, USB - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - A simmering dispute between the
Equipment execs visit local dealer - MIDDLETOWN, Del. — Last week, Randy Baker, Case IH
Farm groups stand in support of SB 213 - By STEPHANIE JORDAN - Associate Editor - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Agricultural and environmental groups
Commodity prices making history for agricultural industry - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - “We’re looking at
DelDOT: Roundabouts will be made to work for farmers - By CAROL KINSLEY - AFP Correspondent - MIDDLETOWN, DEL. - While farmers typically drive

Soybean growers face seed shortage
Farmers invited to participate in hearing
Del. foresters engage in ‘data dump’
Kee receives the Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture
Barstow: We want brands that have an eco-conscience

Maryland delegates speak up for ag community
Women in ag get informed about loans at conference
Altvater claims TCCC’s best yield
NFU’s Buis calls for action on Farm Bill
ACGA President Bolin visits MASA meeting
O’Mara warns not to put too much stock in yield contests
Despite recent snowfall, drought lingers across Virginia
Connolly, MFB trying to show ag is doing a good job

Regulations, inspections hit industry
Fire destroys Va. facility
Ag Week speaker overcame injury to stay in farming
Speaker relays importance of getting kids involved
New combine could be available by summer
Va. Grain Producers plans Feb. 7 conference in Williamsburg
Growers should educate themselves about honeybees
MCIA awards scholarship at 101st meeting

Market, supply and demand may produce another ‘storm’
Buchanan: Ag has vital role to help fuel crisis
Officials say poultry farms can take steps to avoid fines
Richardson: Permits for Md. poultry a necessity
VGAD honors Kee, Lovett, Peveys at banquet
Hall steers away from Va. Tech for Idaho
Experts claim contribution of native bees may be underrated
Scotts, ESLC protect 125 acres along Marshyhope

‘The feedback’s been great’: Kee
Tail docking compliance for Md. 4-H is voluntary
Mother of an ad campaign explained by Pivonka
Sleepless in Felton, but Brooks uses compost to heat greenhouse
O’Malley proposes new poultry regulations for Md.
Schoenian: Taildocking policy change a resources issue

Schillinger Seed may be on cusp of rust-resistant soybeans
Hula leads country in corn yields once again
Feasibility of northeast Md. grain terminal being reviewed
‘Jones boys’ ride into retirement with honors
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Jackson honored for service to agriculture
Brooks gets certificate of appreciation from FSA