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The Delmarva Farmer Archives, 2017

 

• Rollercoaster weather threatening Virginia wheat (Top Story, March 21, 2017)

• A.A. County students get local flavor in school lunches (March 21, 2017)

• Umbergers finish inaugural year running Va. BCIA bull test station (March 21, 2017)

• Oklahoma cattleman praises VT’s hulless barley (March 21, 2017)

Young farmers needed ‘over here’ (Editorial, March 21, 2017)

• Poultry operators urged to review biosecurity plans (Top Story, March 14, 2017)

• Attendees encouraged to keep safety in mind on farm (March 14, 2017)

• Women landowners learn about conservation at workshop (March 14, 2017)

• Bill would require MDE to monitor large poultry operations (March 14, 2017)

• Trump has ‘still plenty of unknowns’ concerning ag (March 14, 2017)

• Finding new ways drives Va. pasture-based dairy (March 14, 2017)

Whoa, WOTUS, whoa! (Editorial, March 14, 2017)

• Early spring has orchard growers bracing (Top Story, March 7, 2017)

• Trump set to pull plug on WOTUS ‘disaster’ (March 7, 2017)

• Bowling highlights global view of corn (March 7, 2017)

Don’t put ag on back burner (Editorial, March 7, 2017)

• Commodity groups seek input, advocacy for Farm Bill talks (Top Story, Feb. 28, 2017)

• Survey shows local food thriving nationwide (Feb. 28, 2017)

• Neighbor fights solar project with citizen group (Feb. 28, 2017)

• Bogash outlines biopesticide applications at event (Feb. 28, 2017)

• AFGC honors Virginians at national gathering in Roanoke (Feb. 28, 2017)

• Still waiting for ag to get its voice (Editorial, Feb. 28, 2017)

Starting 42nd year of publication (Editorial, Feb. 28, 2017)

• Officials hail poultry farm facility turning litter to energy (Top Story, Feb. 21, 2017)

• Kuzzens riding conservation practices into 10-year revival (Feb. 21, 2017)

• Bogash discusses biopesticide disease controls at conference (Feb. 21, 2017)

Solar: Practicality versus emotion (Editorial, Feb. 21, 2017)

• While often difficult, estate planning crucial to farm, land transition (Top Story, Feb. 14, 2017)

• Bill would disqualify ag energy for tax credits (Feb. 14, 2017)

• Eastern Shore mostly targeted for new installations (Feb. 14, 2017)

• Va.’s General Assembly OKs tool to fight freeze damage (Feb. 14, 2017)

• Bogash talks of successes on his pepper, tomato farm (Feb. 14, 2017)

• Grossnickle among Md. FFA delegation on South Africa trip (Feb. 14, 2017)

Cultural war has ag in crosshairs (Editorial, Feb. 14, 2017)

• School lunches brandishing local flavor (Top Story, Feb. 7, 2017)

• Specialist urges landowners to be cautious (Feb. 7, 2017)

• Small-scale ag eyeing piece of next Farm Bill pie? (Feb. 7, 2017)

• Howard Co. landowners hoping to claim rights (Feb. 7, 2017)

• CASA members explore how farmers could ‘regenerate’ soils at conference (Feb. 7, 2017)

• Virginia Tech Meat Science Center offers education for careers in meat processing (Feb. 7, 2017)

• Speaker offers tips for facing forage consequences of dry 2016 (Feb. 7, 2017)

• ‘Make It With Wool’ contest being reborn in Virginia (Feb. 7, 2017)

How committed is Trump to ag? (Editorial, Feb. 7, 2017)

• You name it: Agriculture has an app for that (Top Story, Jan. 31, 2017)

• Huge solar projects face local roadblocks (Jan. 31, 2017)

• Panel talks about ag policy at the state level (Jan. 31, 2017)

• Regulations to refine how raw milk is sold for pets (Jan. 31, 2017)

• Farmers advised to consider big picture with carbon (Jan. 31, 2017)

• Scuse appoints Short, Bounds as deputy secretaries (Jan. 31, 2017)

Keep Carney on ag plan’s path (Editorial, Jan. 31, 2017)

• Hogan honors 34 Century Farm families (Top Story, Jan. 24, 2017)

• Carlisle brothers honored at Del. Ag Industry Dinner (Jan. 24, 2017)

• Should solar projects on farmland see light of day? (Jan. 24, 2017)

• Farmers need to know rights when it comes to solar leases (Jan. 24, 2017)

• Shortall leads Talbot Corn Club with his 242.6 average (Jan. 24, 2017)

• Sheep Symposium draws crowd for info-filled day (Jan. 24, 2017)

Not a time to ‘duck’ safeguarding (Editorial, Jan. 24, 2017)

• So. Md. sees boom in sales for local meats (Top Story, Jan. 17, 2017)

• McGowan recognized for decades of service (Jan. 17, 2017)

• Layton, Willey honored for environmental stewardship (Jan. 17, 2017)

Hostetter a lifetime pioneer (Editorial, Jan. 17, 2017)

• Bartenfelder urges farmers to monitor Md. bills (Top Story, Jan. 10, 2017)

• CBF report finds slight improvement in Bay health (Jan. 10, 2017)

• Access to acres a top challenge for new farmers (Jan. 10, 2017)

There’s still a long way to go (Editorial, Jan. 10, 2017)

• McNew: International corn to test market (Top Story, Jan. 3, 2017)

• SW Virginia communities await call on pipeline (Jan. 3, 2017)

• Senior project designed to check spread of avian flu (Jan. 3, 2017)

• Region’s state corn yield winners bat around 300 (Jan. 3, 2017)

Ag secretaries eagerly awaited (Editorial, Jan. 3, 2017)

 

The Delmarva Farmer Archives, 2016

 

• Hula returns crown to Dowdy in rotating reign (Top Story, Dec. 27, 2017)

• Md. legislators  might revisit policy toward ag antibiotics (Dec. 27, 2017)

• Teutsch leaving Virginia Tech for post at Kentucky (Dec. 27, 2017)

It’s time to get real in 2017 (Editorial, Dec. 27, 2017)

• Fraser brings medical background to Future Harvest CASA position (Top Story, Dec. 20, 2016)

• Cartanza begins work as UD Extension poultry agent (Dec. 20, 2016)

• ESLC conference tackles resiliency in local food systems (Dec. 20, 2016)

The Christmas Story (Editorial, Dec. 20, 2016)

• Failure ‘not an option’ in Land Litter Challenge (Top Story, Dec. 13, 2016)

• DFB asking legislators to help farmers’ GMO rights (Dec. 13, 2016)

• MFB delegates discuss solar energy, nutrient trading (Dec. 13, 2016)

• Ag landscape becomes focus of Maryland Grow summit (Dec. 13, 2016)

• DFB praised by Markell, Kee for work (Dec. 13, 2016)

Challenge’s goal crucial to Bay (Editorial, Dec. 13, 2016)

• Paper plant aims to buy straw from farmers, provide fertilizer (Top Story, Dec. 6, 2016)

• LEAD Maryland announces next class of fellows (Dec. 6, 2016)

It’s acceptable to ask for help (Editorial, Dec. 6, 2016)

• Symposium discusses career opportunities in ag (Top Story, Nov. 29, 2016)

• Farmers spar with activists about use of antibiotics (Nov. 29, 2016)

• Maryland’s first on-farm brewery hosts partnership event (Nov. 29, 2016)

• Report: Maryland horse industry enjoying rebound (Nov. 29, 2016)

• PFB members hear tips to obtain grants at convention (Nov. 29, 2016)

• Paulette leaving Va. Tech’s Kentland Farm on Dec. 1 (Nov. 29, 2016)

Support the Home of the Brave (Editorial, Nov. 29, 2016)

• Delaware welcomes three new Century Farm families (Top Story, Nov. 22, 2016)

• Arbogast now new ‘Face’ of social media outreach plan (Nov. 22, 2016)

• Family farming proves to be adventure in working, learning (Nov. 22, 2016)

• Ebert gives update of efforts in Bay survey (Nov. 22, 2016)

• Sanvilles named as Frederick County Shepherds of the Year (Nov. 22, 2016)

Never let your guard down (Editorial, Nov. 22, 2016)

• Construction set for plant to convert litter into electricity (Top Story, Nov. 15, 2016)

• Christmas trees could cost more this season (Nov. 15, 2016)

• Farmers advocating to have Va. coyote control funds restored (Nov. 15, 2016)

• Caveys are honored as Shepherds of the Year (Nov. 15, 2016)

• Conference attendees learn how to boost yield for double crop soybeans (Nov. 15, 2016)

• Smyre offers ideas to improve rapeseed in Mid-Atlantic (Nov. 15, 2016)

• Va. cattleman feels producers need marketing options (Nov. 15, 2016)

Definition of ‘organic’ still vague (Editorial, Nov. 15, 2016)

• Kee set to retire in January as Del. secretary of ag (Top Story, Nov. 8, 2016)

• Scoular now exporting soybeans out of Baltimore (Nov. 8, 2016)

• MDA launches state branding logo for veterans (Nov. 8, 2016)

• Perdue plant set to process soybeans in fall of 2017 (Nov. 8, 2016)

• Future Harvest aims to add to membership on Eastern Shore (Nov. 8, 2016)

• Layton eager to begin tenure with United Soybean Board (Nov. 8, 2016)

No candidate to bet the farm on (Editorial, Nov. 8, 2016)

• Shlagels hammer home ag education (Top Story, Nov. 1, 2016)

• Del.’s Townsend elected National FFA President (Nov. 1, 2016)

• Beef market encouraged from China lifting ban (Nov. 1, 2016)

‘Ecocide’ new activist buzzword (Editorial, Nov. 1, 2016)

• Northampton ag fair dazzles in return engagement (Top Story, Oct. 25, 2016)

• Fisher hired as DPI’s first communications director (Oct. 25, 2016)

• Diversification helps Va. farm in slumping livestock, milk prices (Oct. 25, 2016)

• Nearly $60 million paid due to falling commodity prices (Oct. 25, 2016)

• New technology discussed at VT Precision Ag Day (Oct. 25, 2016)

Fellowship to engage scholars (Editorial, Oct. 25, 2016)

• Del. tour important part of WISHH training (Top Story, Oct. 18, 2016)

• Phillips clan, Ockels lauded at Sussex FB fall banquet (Oct. 18, 2016)

• Johnston finds farming a breath of fresh air after Desert Storm (Oct. 18, 2016)

• SMADC hosts fifth annual ‘Crop Hop’ bicycle tour (Oct. 18, 2016)

• Remembrances: ‘Mr. Bill’ recalled fondly by colleagues (Oct. 18, 2016)

Socialism or Stone Age Bushmen? (Editorial, Oct. 18, 2016)

• DPI meeting fosters animal welfare talks (Top Story, Oct. 11, 2016)

• Solar energy projects place farmland as ‘easy target’ (Oct. 11, 2016)

• Teacher might be retired, but ‘Mrs. Moo’ still hard at work (Oct. 11, 2016)

• HSUS representative concerned with sustainability (Oct. 11, 2016)

Urban ag could be an answer (Editorial, Oct. 11, 2016)

• Tobacco farmers lament station closure (Top Story, Oct. 4, 2016)

• Gooden greets council in new role as state’s ag secretary (Oct. 4, 2016)

• Kent County (Del.) Farm Bureau holds annual meeting (Oct. 4, 2016)

• Valentines honored as farm family of year at Great Frederick Fair (Oct. 4, 2016)

• Deadline for seeding of cover crops now Oct. (Oct. 4, 2016)

• VT offers free help for small farms with advice on NM issues (Oct. 4, 2016)

• Va. livestock industry honors four leaders at VT ceremony (Oct. 4, 2016)

GMO labels scaring consumers (Editorial, Oct. 4, 2016)

• USDA rep: Ag needs to adjust for climate change (Top Story, Sept. 27, 2016)

• Thompson set to debut ag watchdog; Hoot retiring (Sept. 27, 2016)

• Hoot bids farewell to Maryland agriculture (Sept. 27, 2016)

• Precision agriculture on display for small farms (Sept. 27, 2016)

• Va. legislators urge farmers to be more vocal on issues (Sept. 27, 2016)

Rain on ‘The Scarecrow’ (Editorial, Sept. 27, 2016)

• Vilsack praises ag’s Bay conservation efforts (Top Story, Sept. 20, 2016)

• Drive-thru feature boosts business to Del. farm market (Sept. 20, 2016)

• PMT soil test results look to mirror spring data (Sept. 20, 2016)

• Researchers start project to study Dickeya bacteria (Sept. 20, 2016)

• CBF calls for five Pa. counties to jumpstart cleanup (Sept. 20, 2016)

• W.Va. still calculating June flood damage to farmers (Sept. 20, 2016)

• Field day in S.W. Virginia to showcase precision farming (Sept. 20, 2016)

MDA wooing litter solutions (Editorial, Sept. 20, 2016)

• SMADC seeking public input during transition (Top Story, Sept. 13, 2016)

• Va. team preps growers on water sampling (Sept. 13, 2016)

• Va. Extension offering Master Cattleman courses (Sept. 13, 2016)

Economics part of ‘sustainability’ (Editorial, Sept. 13, 2016)

• Hogan tells schools to wait until after Labor Day (Top Story, Sept. 6, 2016)

• Millison named ’16 Miss Md. Agriculture (Sept. 6, 2016)

• Va. middle schools embrace agriscience education, FFA (Sept. 6, 2016)

• Taulton suspects he has world record cucumber (Sept. 6, 2016)

• Hogan family praised for its volunteer service at fair (Sept. 6, 2016)

The war on farmers continues (Editorial, Sept. 6, 2016)

• Researchers try better ways to grow cantaloupes (Top Story, Aug. 30, 2016)

• EAB pest damage is confirmed in Del. trees (Aug. 30, 2016)

• Mobile shelter makes cool investment for cattle operation (Aug. 30, 2016)

• Zipline use growing as a way to lure agritourism (Aug. 30, 2016)

Farmers asked to rescue atrazine (Editorial, Aug. 30, 2016)

• Solar farm rush has ag groups mulling policy (Top Story, Aug. 23, 2016)

• Franchot re-launches school start petition (Aug. 23, 2016)

• Tomatoes hailed at Virginia festivals (Aug. 23, 2016)

• Extravaganza popularity tests capacity at Del. State Fair (Aug. 23, 2016)

Bridging ethanol’s information gap (Editorial, Aug. 23, 2016)

• Grant to result in more ethanol refueling stations (Top Story, Aug. 16, 2016)

• Tennyson a viral sensation? (Aug. 16, 2016)

• Watermelon Blast aims for accuracy (Aug. 16, 2016)

• Jersey milk foundation of Duchess Dairy in Virginia (Aug. 16, 2016)

New GMO labeling law simplifies (Editorial, Aug. 16, 2016)

• Scott: Wheat trend bound to turn upward (Top Story, Aug. 9, 2016)

• Soil health field day showcases cover crop air seeder (Aug. 9, 2016)

• Burriers among Mid-Atlantic Master Farmers recognized (Aug. 9, 2016)

Shore makes haste with food waste (Editorial, Aug. 9, 2016)

• Councell honored with James R. Miller Award (Top Story, Aug. 2, 2016)

• Goats hired out to eliminate invasive species (Aug. 2, 2016)

• Attendees of ’16 Livestock Extravaganza pack building (Aug. 2, 2016)

• Restaurant owners become buffalo farmers (Aug. 2, 2016)

• Sutphin aiming to always make cow herd better (Aug. 2, 2016)

Kudos to the poultry industry (Editorial, Aug. 2, 2016)

• Perdue awaits organic broiler in Cecil Co. (Top Story, July 26, 2016)

• Hill experimenting to get the most out of his cover (July 26, 2016)

• Researchers study ways to entice more cover crops (July 26, 2016)

• Sustainability training part of Commodity Classic (July 26, 2016)

Drone freedoms bring responsibility (Editorial, July 26, 2016)

• Solar projects blossoming across Md., Del. (Top Story, July 19, 2016)

• Grain bin safety workshop to return to Cecil County Fair (July 19, 2016)

• Wegmeyer named Va. Farmer of the Year (July 19, 2016)

• Hogan holds Conowingo Dam summit, forms work group (July 19, 2016)

MDA proceeding with caution (Editorial, July 19, 2016)

• MDA discusses nutrient management revisions (Top Story, July 12, 2016)

• ‘Flying laptops’ in sky reshaping agriculture (July 12, 2016)

• Key areas marked for Chesapeake Bay 2016-17 milestones (July 12, 2016)

• IRS returns $30,000 in cash back to Sowers (July 12, 2016)

• Gooden tapped as Va. Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry (July 12, 2016)

Millennials shape feed choices (Editorial, July 12, 2016)

• Soaked fields complicate planting schedules (Top Story, July 5, 2016)

• Retirement working out just fine for Shorters (July 5, 2016)

• Wike Family Farms sustaining operation through children (July 5, 2016)

• Herbs replacing antibiotics in Perdue’s chicken feed (July 5, 2016)

• Commodity Classic marks 18th year for Md. growers (July 5, 2016)

• Eleven Delaware sites awarded grants for urban ag, community garden projects (July 5, 2016)

Letting summer be summer (Editorial, July 5, 2016)

• GMO labeling bill halted by Senate pact (Top Story, June 28, 2016)

• Adams joins Richards in getting praise from MACA (June 28, 2016)

• Data gathering, ease-of-use goals for farm drone work (June 28, 2016)

• Bay milestones show progress but challenges remain (June 28, 2016)

• Va. exports expanding into Africa, Middle East (June 28, 2016)

• Hahn changed face of Virginia land grant school, agricultur (June 28, 2016)

Answer the call for blood (Editorial, June 28, 2016)

• Huffman fighting county to return barn’s identity (Top Story, June 21, 2016)

• Va. Cheese Festival lauds dairy industry (June 21, 2016)

• In-vessel manure composter debuts at demonstration event (June 21, 2016)

WOTUS hits a welcome dry spell (Editorial, June 21, 2016)

• Weather, resistence make year ‘extremely bad’ for ryegrass (Top Story, June 14, 2016)

• MDA seeking solution for winter storage of nutrients (June 14, 2016)

• Potato growers on guard from diseases (June 14, 2016)

• Alfree Cooperator of Year in New Castle County (June 14, 2016)

Avian flu conditions still evolving (Editorial, June 14, 2016)

• Growers hopeful in Hopewell plant’s sustainability (Top Story, June 7, 2016)

• IRS accused of misusing its power to snare farmers (June 7, 2016)

• Garrett County group researching renewable energy options with panel (June 7, 2016)

• MSB approves 16 research grant requests for $228,057 (June 7, 2016)

• VDACS board members see dim start for season’s crops (June 7, 2016)

• Bassatt, Smith awarded William B. Blank scholarships (June 7, 2016)

• Choice Voices: Farmers play vital role in water quality progress (June 7, 2016)

Keeping it in the family is sticky (Editorial, June 7, 2016)

• Weeks of rain leave area with myriad of issues (Top Story, May 31, 2016)

• Brown’s death renews focus on electrical safety at clinic (May 31, 2016)

• Thompson’s national advocacy has Frederick Co. roots (May 31, 2016)

• Va. livestock producers have meeting opportunities (May 31, 2016)

• Extension agents take embryology to third graders (May 31, 2016)

• Ed Kee: At Memorial Day, family stories are worth telling (May 31, 2016)

‘Think regionally’ with soybeans (Editorial, May 31, 2016)

• Growers invited to participate in double crop project (Top Story, May 24, 2016)

• Poultry sector fueling record year’s start for MARBIDCO (May 24, 2016)

• Training underway for Del. mobile slaughter, butcher unit (May 24, 2016)

• Virginia Tech to host research field day on June 6 (May 24, 2016)

• Panel targets changing tone on perceptions of antibiotics (May 24, 2016)

• Md. Sheep and Wool Festival breaks fleece record (May 24, 2016)

• Md. PMT study results expected to be available next year (May 24, 2016)

‘A sense of urgency’ (Editorial, May 24, 2016)

• 2016 election to have ramifications for ag (Top Story, May 17, 2016)

• Coyote control seen as vital to  sheep, cattle industries in Va. (May 17, 2016)

• ‘SciBabe’ tells animal producers how to fight misinformation (May 17, 2016)

• Electrical safety clinic on May 24 (May 17, 2016)

• MDA to hold ‘pilot programs’ to promote nutrient trading (May 17, 2016)

• New barn a classroom for Caroline Co. ag students (May 17, 2016)

‘Land grant university’ has history (Editorial, May 17, 2016)

• Scab, rust threatens rain-soaked wheat fields (Top Story, May 10, 2016)

• Number of beekeepers climbing regionally (May 10, 2016)

• Va. Tech researchers looking at value of native pollinators (May 10, 2016)

• AFP panel selects five scholarship recipients (May 10, 2016)

• Severt’s Christmas Tree Farm changes tune with diversity in produce (May 10, 2016)

Md. legislators need ag education (Editorial, May 10, 2016)

• Ag museum unveils railroad exhibit (Top Story, May 3, 2016)

• Goshen Farm harvesting students’ involvement (May 3, 2016)

• Frederick ag to debut website at minor league baseball game (May 3, 2016)

• PGSCD celebrates 75th anniversary (May 3, 2016)

• Top calf in sale hits for $4,500 in Frederick (May 3, 2016)

• Lambs, pigs featured at 10th Elite East Sale (May 3, 2016)

Necessary vet studies costly (Editorial, May 3, 2016)

• Shore growers play role in wooing Cuban trade officials (Top Story, April 26, 2016)

• DPI marks 60th booster banquet by lauding four (April 26, 2016)

• Mock audit held for GAP certification (April 26, 2016)

• Porter new UME associate dean, associate director (April 26, 2016)

• New scholarship fund created to memorialize Brow (April 26, 2016)

Animal ag remains in bull’s-eye (Editorial, April 26, 2016)

• Del. State featuring refrigerated trailer (Top Story, April 19, 2016)

• Processing facility now main focus for SMADC (April 19, 2016)

• Misted nursery plot a tool in fighting wheat, barley scab (April 19, 2016)

• Cattlemen discuss options; Whittier announces exit (April 19, 2016)

A penalty for no crime? (Editorial, April 19, 2016)

• Sowers still working to get seized cash returned (Top Story, April 12, 2016)

• Researchers examining food security possibilities (April 12, 2016)

• Guard dogs an important segment of sisters’ operation (April 12, 2016)

Moving ‘Ag Forward’ ... (Editorial, April 12, 2016)

• Drive on to get food hub in Southern Md. (Top Story, April 5, 2016)

• McKenzies’ goal: Raise top-quality Angus cattle (April 5, 2016)

• Central Md. women in ag looking past horizons (April 5, 2016)

• John Hall: Latest reports have corn growers on their ears (April 5, 2016)

Role of ag educator never ends ... (Editorial, April 5, 2016)

• Bull sales welcoming in spring season (Top Story, March 29, 2016)

• Farmer cost for litter bill is unknown (March 29, 2016)

• Daughter carries on bison business (March 29, 2016)

• Top entry fetches $40,000 at March Madness Holstein Sale (March 29, 2016)

• Md. Shorthorn breeders meet for banquet, prep for show (March 29, 2016)

• Maryland-Delaware Ayrshire group gathers for banquet (March 29, 2016)

How do Millennials figure in? (Editorial, March 29, 2016)

• Preservation amendment proposal fails in Dover (Top Story, March 22, 2016)

• Equipment dealers fret over impact of market (March 22, 2016)

• Glade Road Growing coming out of its shell with duck eggs (March 22, 2016)

• Farmers’ markets urged to be proactive (March 22, 2016)

Here’s the dirt on healthy soil (Editorial, March 22, 2016)

• Allen Harim announces closure of Cordova plant (Top Story, March 15, 2016)

• Md. legislators asking for ag curriculum in each county (March 15, 2016)

• Bartenfelder meets with black legislators over ag bills (March 15, 2016)

Why can’t summer be summer? (Editorial, March 15, 2016)

• Supreme Court stiff-arms AFBF challenge (Top Story, March 8, 2016)

• Three Md. dairy farms lauded for distinction (March 8, 2016)

• Slow and steady the key in beekeeper’s approach (March 8, 2016)

• DPI: Number of poultry houses in region still short of peak (March 8, 2016)

• Bill aims to regulate poultry contracts (March 8, 2016)

Food system coalition a bold move (Editorial, March 8, 2016)

• Virginia legislators take aim at black vultures (Top Story, March 1, 2016)

• Va. exceeds a quarter of Cuba’s total ag imports (March 1, 2016)

• Frederick marks four decades of hosting ‘Ag Week at the Mall’ (March 1, 2016)

• Jackson talks to women’s group about roadside shop (March 1, 2016)

• 41 years and counting. On us. (Editorial, March 1, 2016)

A little goes a long way in ag (Editorial, March 1, 2016)

• Kohl advises farmers how to navigate ‘economic reset’ (Top Story, Feb. 23, 2016)

• New project seeks to help Bay’s natural resources, ag (Feb. 23, 2016)

• Daniel honored for pastureland conservation (Feb. 23, 2016)

• Raw milk bills get another push in Mid-Atlantic (Feb. 23, 2016)

• Sites sought for historic horse trail in So. Maryland (Feb. 23, 2016)

• Raw milk devotees riding storm (Editorial, Feb. 23, 2016)

Md., Del. have national respect (Editorial, Feb. 23, 2016)

• ‘Environmental jihadists’ blamed for litter bill (Top Story, Feb. 16, 2016)

• Fescue toxicity dominates discussion at VFGC event (Feb. 16, 2016)

• Barn collapse kills 12 cattle in Ijamsville after snowfall (Feb. 16, 2016

• Tomatoes aid school’s genetics lesson (Feb. 16, 2016)

• Vet tells health conference to know a veterinarian and call (Feb. 16, 2016)

• Farm uses periodic testing to market nutrient-dense foods (Feb. 16, 2016)

• No kidding around: Boer goats hold Sarver’s heart (Feb. 16, 2016)

Irreconcilable differences? (Editorial, Feb. 16, 2016)

• Advocates favor House bill to boost Del. ag land preservation (Top Story, Feb. 9, 2016)

• Swanns 47th family to join Maryland Ag Hall of Fame (Feb. 9, 2016)

• Miller wins inaugural young farmer award (Feb. 9, 2016)

• Schmidts’ responsibilities growing beyond far (Feb. 9, 2016)

‘Meatless Mondays:’ Pros, cons (Editorial, Feb. 9, 2016)

• Del. farmers regrouping efforts to fight minimum wage bill (Top Story, Feb. 2, 2016)

• Industry reps offer advice for Delaware wheat growers (Feb. 2, 2016)

• Del. officials explain state’s pollinator protection plan (Feb. 2, 2016)

• Hoot set to step down as advocate for Md. ag (Feb. 2, 2016)

• Representatives gauge stock of Chesapeake ‘foodshed’ (Feb. 2, 2016)

• Winter storm sends Mid-Atlantic states reeling (Feb. 2, 2016)

• Altvater tops Talbot Corn Club with 258-bushel haul (Feb. 2, 2016)

Meanwhile, back at the office ... (Editorial, Feb. 2, 2016)

• Md. feels grip of tightening farm labor market (Top Story, Jan. 26, 2016)

• Stewardship has long been key for Sturgis, Tri-S Farms (Jan. 26, 2016)

• Maryland gets new group for young farmers (Jan. 26, 2016)

Combine and conquer (Editorial, Jan. 26, 2016)

• Mid-Atlantic Secure Milk Supply Project offers plan (Top Story, Jan. 19, 2016)

• Schillinger to advance high-protein soybean seed (Jan. 19, 2016)

• VFBF, Van Vlack shine at Farm Bureau’s convention (Jan. 19, 2016)

• Legislators participate in session at Pa. Farm Show (Jan. 19, 2016)

• Dulin joins Malfitanos, Bennetts as honorees (Jan. 19, 2016)

• MDA indentifies list of bills that would impact ag (Jan. 19, 2016)

• Pa. National Horse Show taps Webb as new ED (Jan. 19, 2016)

• Just two legislators participate in MDA tour (Jan. 19, 2016)

Will GMO study change opinions? (Editorial, Jan. 19, 2016)

• Mild early winter may complicate grain harvests (Top Story, Jan. 12, 2016)

• MDA officials give reminder for possible AI outbreak (Jan. 12, 2016)

• Cecil farmer adds special events to operation (Jan. 12, 2016)

• Land O’ Lakes incorporate quota despite farmers’ concerns (Jan. 12, 2016)

• Pioneer layoffs not expected to affect hybrid seed supply (Jan. 12, 2016)

The Age of Technology (Editorial, Jan. 12, 2016)

• Women set to ‘engage’ activists (Editorial, Jan. 12, 2016)

• Hula regains familiar spot atop list at 532 bushels (Top Story, Jan. 5, 2016)

• Mid-Atlantic growers shine in NCGA yields (Jan. 5, 2016)

• Crop forecasts focuses on grain marketing skills (Jan. 5, 2016)

• Plenish progressing with processing plant, jump in acreage (Jan. 5, 2016)

• Pa.’s dairy outlook less than bright for 2016 (Jan. 5, 2016)

• Va.’s warm temperature comes with mud coating (Jan. 5, 2016)

Solstice offers new dawn for hope (Editorial, Jan. 5, 2016)

• The Age of Intolerance is upon us (Editorial, Jan. 5, 2016)

 

The Delmarva Farmer Archives, 2015

 

• Expert sees little change in grain prices (Top Story, Dec. 23, 2015)

• Book chronicles WWII letters home (Dec. 23, 2015)

• ASA names Wilkins new president of organization (Dec. 23, 2015)

• Virginia invests in malting operation (Dec. 23, 2015)

• King adores his sheep, leads industry (Dec. 23, 2015)

• Appalachian Regional Exposition Center becoming reality (Dec. 23, 2015)

• The Christmas Story (Editorial, Dec. 23, 2015)

• MFB delegates update wildlife management policy (Top Story, Dec. 15, 2015)

• Price awarded organization’s Distinguished Service award (Dec. 15, 2015)

• Ruebush Tree Farm relishes ending on high note (Dec. 15, 2015)

• Big box stores test local growers in Christmas tree market (Dec. 15, 2015)

• DFB lauds Powers, Isaacs for involvement (Dec. 15, 2015)

• Grow & Fortify meets with agriculture industry reps (Dec. 15, 2015)

• Radio host warns MFB about effect of activists (Dec. 15, 2015)

Baseless allegations without merit (Editorial, Dec. 15, 2015)

• VFBF votes on policies during convention (Top Story, Dec. 8, 2015)

• Delaware Farm Bureau updates resolutions (Dec. 8, 2015)

• Bryan, Cutts honored during NJFB annual meeting (Dec. 8, 2015)

• MDA to continue rewarding new animal waste technology (Dec. 8, 2015)

• Talking turkey at winter meetings (Editorial, Dec. 8, 2015)

• MFB to host 100th annual meeting Dec. 6-8 (Top Story, Dec. 1, 2015)

• Tons of shipped ag manure quadrupled since ’12 (Dec. 1, 2015)

• ESCL hosts annual planning meeting (Dec. 1, 2015)

• Virginia Tech students deliver Capstone presentations (Dec. 1, 2015)

• Mullens receive distinguished service award (Dec. 1, 2015)

• Getting to the meat of the matter (Editorial, Dec. 1, 2015)

• Pa. Farm Bureau presses for Bay model improvements (Top Story, Nov. 24, 2015)

• Growers flocking to new chicken company in Va. (Nov. 24, 2015)

• State law spurs farm brewery boom (Nov. 24, 2015)

• Va. Tech food services farm teaches students more than crop production (Nov. 24, 2015)

• Sheep award winner enjoys helping youth in show ring (Nov. 24, 2015)

• AFBF requests Supreme Court to decide legality (Top Story, Nov. 17, 2015)

• Growers adding ‘extra eyes’ on farms with cameras (Nov. 17, 2015)

• Bad weather failed to maim Va. agritourism, but some hurt (Nov. 17, 2015)

• Washington visitors tour Dempsey Farms (Nov. 17, 2015)

• Pressure to get it right the first try (Editorial, Nov. 15, 2015)

• Beltsville research center recognized for historical service (Top Story, Nov. 10, 2015)

• Barley growers, brewers gather to share info (Nov. 3, 2015)

• State shelves plan to build salt dome next to farm (Nov. 10, 2015)

• Iowa Soybean Association uses Chesapeake as cautionary tale (Nov. 10, 2015)

• Efficiency equals competitiveness (Editorial, Nov. 10, 2015)

• Green Plains purchases Hopewell plant (Top Story, Nov. 3, 2015)

• Langstaff named Md. Shepherd of the Year (Nov. 3, 2015)

• Grant to boost Future Harvest (Nov. 3, 2015)

• Tranlin plans to manufacture paper from ag waste (Nov. 3, 2015)

• Hotchkiss book revisits ‘Rural Ramblings’ archives (Nov. 3, 2015)

• Love of farming keeps Hornbaker in livestock business (Nov. 3, 2015)

• World literacy toward ag vital, too (Editorial, Nov. 3, 2015)

• Grant opens way for produce in Richmond (Top Story, Oct. 27, 2015)

• Vogts’ Janemark Winery nearing fruition (Oct. 27, 2015)

• Crouser discusses how CFI counters undercover videos (Oct. 27, 2015)

• Chesapeake College will offer 2-year ag degree (Oct. 27, 2015)

• NRV Sheep and Goat Club pleased with sale (Oct. 27, 2015)

• Maryland State Grange holds annual session (Oct. 27, 2015)

• Communication about Bay is vital (Editorial, Oct. 27, 2015)

• FFA regional membership booming over last decade (Top Story, Oct. 20, 2015)

• Powers, Cook honored by NCCFB at fall banquet (Oct. 20, 2015)

• Pong enjoys fruits of facing challenges (Oct. 20, 2015)

• Cabbage still vital in Va.’s Carroll Co. (Oct. 20, 2015)

• ‘Ag gag’ statutes under pressure (Editorial, Oct. 20, 2015)

• High oleic beans still the big bet (Top Story, Oct. 13, 2015)

• Isaacs, Parkers lauded by Sussex FB (Oct. 13, 2015)

• UMd.’s IAA program celebrates 50th anniversary (Oct. 13, 2015)

• FDA issues final rule on preventive controls for human food (Oct. 13, 2015)

• Region due to benefit from millions in USDA grants (Oct. 13, 2015)

• South suffers worst of storm damage (Oct. 13, 2015)

• Md., Del. spared as Joaquin stays at sea (Oct. 13, 2015)

• Matching a face with the cause (Editorial, Oct. 13, 2015)

• Talley, Clark family lauded by KCFB (Top Story, Oct. 6, 2015)

• Site eyed for medical cannabis facility (Oct. 6, 2015)

• Houston sets state record with 1,340-pound pumpkin (Oct. 6, 2015)

• EPA moves to revise worker protection standards (Oct. 6, 2015)

• Rains, flooding wreak havok in rural Virginia (Oct. 6, 2015)

• Wonderful, magical world of soy (Editorial, Oct. 6, 2015)

• AFBF to take battle to Supreme Court (Top Story, Sept. 29, 2015)

• Battle Creek Beef off to nice start on historic land (Sept. 29, 2015)

• Growers survive wet spring with promising apple yields (Sept. 29, 2015)

• Hoffman working single acre for love of farming (Sept. 29, 2015)

• Local, national dairy groups work to promote milk in schools (Sept. 29, 2015)

• Food waste ‘next litter campaign?’ (Editorial, Sept. 29, 2015)

• Industry bracing for fallout from plant closure (Top Story, Sept. 22, 2015)

• Bear damage tough on cornfields across Va. (Sept. 22, 2015)

• DowAgriSciences offering tool in battle against fescue toxicity (Sept. 22, 2015)

• Stormwater experiment results good, but lacking (Sept. 22, 2015)

• Virginia elk seem to like returning to their roots (Sept. 22, 2015)

• Md. horse board praises study’s recommendations (Sept. 22, 2015)

• A picture of cautious optimism (Editorial, Sept. 22, 2015)

• Satterfield: Demand for moratorium has agenda (Top Story, Sept. 15, 2015)

• Fruit buffer to serve poultry farm, produce stand (Sept. 15, 2015)

• Beyrouty plans to meet with farm leaders, discuss relationships (Sept. 15)

• Cooperation will be key (Editorial, Sept. 15, 2015)

• MFB report critiques state’s UMD AGNR, Extension (Top Story, Sept. 8, 2015)

• Ethanol plant shuts down in Virginia as oil prices dip (Sept. 8, 2015)

• Sussex braces for showdown between farmers, developers (Sept. 8, 2015)

• Eck named 2015 Miss Maryland Agriculture (Sept. 8, 2015)

• Horse industry put on display at state fair (Sept. 8, 2015)

• EPA analyzes animal ag regulations for Md., Del. (Sept. 8, 2015)

• EPA changing rules on the fly? (Editorial, Sept. 8, 2015)

• DNR expands bear hunt for western Maryland (Top Story, Sept. 1, 2015)

• Entrepreneurs bank on mead as new darling of alcohol boom (Sept. 1, 2015)

• Dawson has ‘local’ in the bag (Sept. 1, 2015)

• Longhorns have budding following in Northeast (Sept. 1, 2015)

• Ag research needs unified push (Editorial, Sept 1, 2015)

• Farmers larger than life at Md. State Fair (Top Story, Aug. 25, 2015)

• Know your rights in ‘Big Data’ ownership (Aug. 25, 2015)

• Containment, diligence needed in Palmer amaranth control (Aug. 25, 2015)

• Panel reviews experiences with precision ag equipment (Aug. 25, 2015)

• Virginia county spreads awareness of Farm2School efforts (Aug. 25, 2015)

• Follow the plan (Editorial, Aug. 25, 2015)

• Unmanned Aircraft Systems testing on St. Mary’s farm (Top Story, Aug. 18, 2015)

• Researchers on alert for new potato pathogen (Aug. 18, 2015)

• Scibles may lose four acres for salt dome (Aug. 18, 2015)

• Md. gears up to accommodate medical marijuana industry (Aug. 18, 2015)

• Md. gerrymandering is an artform (Editorial, Aug. 18, 2015)

• Farmer-led chicken litter report released (Top Story, Aug. 11, 2015)

• International buyers look to forge Del. connections (Aug. 11, 2015)

• Howard County Fair celebrating 70th anniversary (Aug. 11, 2015)

• Penn State professor notes late blight in Md., Pa., N.J., N.Y. (Aug. 11, 2015)

• Would avian flu insurance work? (Editorial, Aug. 11, 2015)

• Va. ag board tours farms, aquaculture operations (Top Story, Aug. 4, 2015)

• Cook sisters claim four champions at Extravaganza (Aug. 4, 2015)

• SMADC now considering 10 proposals for ag park (Aug. 4, 2015)

• Program gets youths too young for 4-H preliminary info on showing livestock (Aug. 4, 2015)

• Classic features wave of ‘agvocasy’ (Editorial, Aug. 4, 2015)

• Flu concerns cancel poultry shows in Md. (Top Story, July 28, 2015)

• VDACS vet: Biosecurity ‘crucial’ to combat flu (July 28, 2015)

• Bowling gets Miller Award (July 28, 2015)

• Shenandoah Valley AREC schedules its 2015 field day (July 28, 2015)

• Demonstration shows need for manure spill action plan (July 28, 2015)

• EPA’s shuffle makes no sense (Editorial, July 28, 2015)

• Plein Air artists invited to converge on seven farms around Easton (Top Story, July 21, 2015)

• Winery’s open house to double as Spies memorial (July 21, 2015)

• Markell designates ‘Delaware Local Produce Week’ (July 21, 2015)

• Virginians urged to tolerate coyotes, but not welcome them (July 21, 2015)

• Proof that good comes from strife (Editorial, July 2015)

• EPA, CBF win appeal to keep TMDL plan (Top Story, July 14, 2015)

• High-tunnel cherries hardly for the birds (July 14, 2015)

• Report indicates avian flu virus has many paths (July 14, 2015)

• Md. juniors make mark showing in Nebraska (July 14, 2015)

• Getting to the meat of the matter (Editorial, July 14, 2015)

• Reps hopeful for extension of Mid-Shore Food System (Top Story, July 7, 2014)

• Reidy looking up at vertical farming as an urban option (July 7, 2015)

• Hamilton named ‘Builder of the Breed’ (July 7, 2015)

• Md.’s cover crop program now includes new plants (July 7, 2015)

• Departments of ag struggling to universally define ‘local’ (July 7, 2015)

• Plenish beans present no-trans fat opportunity for growers (July 7, 2015)

• Hereford preview show attracts 40 juniors, 65 cattle (July 7, 2015)

• What’s up: Dock? ... or no dock? (Editorial, July 7, 2015)

• Ag leaders on alert after suggestion to erase FCS (Top Story, June 30, 2015)

• Emerald ash borer beetle finds way to Eastern Shore (June 30, 2015)

• Rohman shining bright light on Mid-Shore Food System (June 30, 2015)

• VT Dairy Center takes new approach to manure handling (June 30, 2015)

• Bounds lauded at MACAA O.C. event (June 30, 2015)

• Frozen Farmer giving treats cold shoulder (June 30, 2015)

• Beyrouty to hear MFB’s thoughts on UM’s role (June 30, 2015)

• GLF Sonny C Lacy shines at Eastern Regional Shorthorn Show (June 30, 2015)

• ‘Much more than a cookbook’ (Editorial, June 30, 2015)

• NASA offers eye in sky for Va. vineyards (Top Story, June 23, 2015)

• Task force eyes ensuring ag would be taught in Md. (June 23, 2015)

• VT puts old farm to new use as Catawba Sustainability Center (June 23, 2015)

• Brinsfield to step down as director of Wye Research Center (June 23, 2015)

• Earthjustice files appeal to challenge Exelon takeover (June 23, 2015)

• Full celebrates 90th birthday among friends, family (June 23, 2015)

• Face it: Zero tolerance; zero sense (Editorial, June 23, 2015)

• Md. nurseries suffer deficit in large plants, trees (Top Story, June 16, 2015)

• Perdue disputes claims made in viral poultry video (June 16, 2015)

• Virginia berry growers still chilled from winter, spring (June 16, 2015)

• Calvert County farmers pushing for ag marketer (June 16, 2015)

• Anti-GMOs willing to starve world (Editorial, June 16, 2015)

• Iconic ‘Block’ ready to start its 75th year (Top Story, June 9, 2015)

• Western Md. growers ask for help against bears (June 9, 2015)

• Baurs handling Fern Valley Farm with kid gloves (June 9, 2015)

• Md. ag agents reach the beach (Editorial, June 9, 2015)

• Beyrouty named new AGNR dean at UMD (Top Story, June 2, 2015)

• Griffey finds a keeper in Hilliard, new wheat variety (June 2, 2015)

• Maryland researchers working on strawberry field for modern times (June 2, 2015)

• Committee awards five scholarships for $2,000 (June 2, 2015)

• Kinsley announces retirement as editor of Grower (June 2, 2015)

• Theories abound to explain region’s decline in bees (June 2, 2015)

• MDA hires Colburn as emergency management administrator (June 2, 2015)

• Schooleys to host picnic on historic farm in Hagerstow (June 2, 2015)

EPA all wet after illegal missteps? (Editorial, June 2, 2015)

• Variety trials eye triticale as potential cash crop (Top Story, May 26, 2015)

• Maryland wineries outpacing state grapes (May 26, 2015)

• Mentor program pairs enthusiasm with experience (May 26, 2015)

• New resource conservation director reaching out to 11 counties (May 26, 2015)

• Planting, harvest seasons cross as corn goes in, hay goes up (May 26, 2015)

• Expect no surprises with Inhofe (Editorial, May 26, 2015)

• PMT comment period yields minimal responses (Top Story, May 19, 2015)

• Survey shows  money, land figure in as job obstacles (May 19, 2015)

• For Shelton, diversification leads to better management (May 19, 2015)

• Responsibility encouraged to achieve food safety traceability (May 19, 2015)

• Traceability education vital for all companies (May 19, 2015)

• MDA puts accent on ‘fresh,’ ‘local’ (Editorial, May 19, 2015)

• Soy reps from seven states mull over consortium (Top Story, May 12, 2015)

• City’s farmers’ markets get spared from riots, looting (May 12, 2015)

• FSCAP recognizes 100th farm for conservation (May 12, 2015)

• Food Safety Summit discusses produce rule implementation (May 12, 2015)

• Md. Sheep & Wool Festival attracts 790 entries (May 12, 2015)

• Dairy experts studying milk production in Europe (May 12, 2015)

• ESLC holding urban sprawl at bay (Editorial, May 12, 2015)

• Poultry industry on alert over avian flu threat (Top Story, May 5, 2015)

• Seibel in running for Farm Mom of the Year (May 5, 2015)

• Tobacco growers learning to manage planting, harvesting (May 5, 2015)

• Md., Va. rural government get share of $112 million in grants (May 5, 2015)

• ‘Meal gap’ something to chew on (Editorial, May 5, 2015)

• Summit panel takes on poultry industry myths (Top Story, April 28, 2015)

• DPI event a place for senators’ diplomac (April 28, 2015)

• Farmers’ markets open for business throughout region (April 28, 2015)

• Kudzu bugs delayed by winter, but on the way (April 28, 2015)

• LEAD fellows gain perspective learning of farm attacks (April 28, 2015)

• No joke: Ag a mighty allied voice (Editorial, April 28, 2015)

• Bills slanted against ag fall by wayside (Top Story, April 21, 2015)

• Satterfield outlines session’s effect on poultry industry (April 21, 2015)

• Maryland Farm Bureau plays watchdog for state’s ag industry (April 21, 2015)

• DPI honors Rhodes, Mathias, Smith at banquet (April 21, 2015)

• Maryland Soybean Board authorizes $180,887 in 10 grants (April 21, 2015)

• College offering four-day vet school (April 21, 2015)

• Apex Clean Energy slowing pursuit of wind turbine project (April 21, 2015)

• Government protecting endangered bat species (April 21, 2015)

• Md. Extension in critical stage (Editorial, April 21, 2015)

• MFB workgroup to study UM ag college (Top Story, April 14, 2015)

• New faculty settled in at Va. Eastern Shore station (April 14, 2015)

• Wind turbine leasee sees benefit to farm, environment (April 14, 2015)

• Expert relates experiences with squash vine borers (April 14, 2015)

• New PMT regulations expected to be approved (April 14, 2015)

• Policymakers discuss altering American diet and food policy (April 14, 2015)

• Wind energy the new air apparent (Editorial, April 14, 2015)

• KCFB, college join protest against turbine project (Top Story, April 7, 2015)

• Illinois visitors tour soybean operations in Md., Del. (April 7, 2015)

• Companies encouraged to be wise with exports (April 7, 2015)

• Maryland Extension surveys ag community (April 7, 2015)

• Bill would ban specific lawn care pesticides in Montgomery Co. (April 7, 2015)

• Pa. Farm Bureau’s Ebert discusses budget, other issues (April 7, 2015)

• Opposition group files PIA over proposed wind farm (April 7, 2015)

• A lot of ‘Cluck, Pluck and Luck’ (Editorial, April 7, 2015)

• Officials, reps monitoring avian flu virus (Top Story, March 31, 2015)

• Senate bill would help launch new ag center (March 31, 2015)

• Moore puts Maryland on map with regional logging honor (March 31, 2015)

• Maryland Holstein event held March 13 (March 31, 2015)

• FDA verifies safety of genetically engineered apples, potatoes (March 31, 2015)

• Central Maryland Women in Ag warned ‘values changing’ (March 31, 2015)

• Va. legislature passes two bills to help ag research (March 31, 2015)

• Fescue updates presented at NRV cattle gathering (March 31, 2015)

Some ‘sweet smell of spring,’ huh? (Editorial, March 31, 2015)

• Agreement reached on Md. phosphorus regulations (Top Story, March 24, 2015)

• No-till icon McFadden dies at 95 years old (March 24, 2015)

• An alternative heating system saves thousands of dollars (March 24, 2015)

• Expert speaks of fruit disease management after wet year (March 24, 2015)

• VT forage researcher looking for fescue fungus solutions (March 24, 2015)

• New Extension weed specialist addresses NRV cattle producers (March 24, 2015)

• Rathell’s watched combine evolution boost yield returns (March 24, 2015)

• ‘The Age of Ag Ignorance’ (Editorial, March 24, 2015)

• Research suggests Bay creates its own phosphorous (Top Story, March 17, 2015)

• Genetically engineered apple OK’d by USDA (March 17, 2015)

• Contract cuts predicted for tobacco growers (March 17, 2015)

• ‘Chicken tax bill’ bad all around (Editorial, March 17, 2015)

• Maryland ag reps attack proposed sales tax bill (Top Story, March 10, 2015)

• Sides square off in battle over five-cent chicken tax (March 10, 2015

• Dairy conventioners urged to spend wisely (March 10, 2015

• Attendees learn tips to engage customers (March 10, 2015)

• Cutting off a nose to spite a face (Editorial, March 10, 2015)

• Food Hub representatives ‘retooling’ network (Top Story, March 3, 2015)

• Area enjoying big boom in poultry house construction (March 3, 2015)

• Maryland’s ag industry lauds governor’s PMT initiative (March 3, 2015)

• State’s farm community applauding Hogan’s revamped plan (March 3, 2015)

• Funding gets withdrawn for MACAA annual meetings (March 3, 2015)

• Walker’s bill would disqualify farmers’ sales tax exemption (March 3, 2015)

• Westminster Livestock Sale now back in business (March 3, 2015)

• Scuse returns to Carvel to discuss trade agreement (March 3, 2015)

• A paper turns 40 (Editorial, March 3, 2015)

• Attendees hear of using drones on farms (Top Story, Feb. 24, 2015)

• Petersons’ promotion of ag not an just a son (Feb. 24, 2015)

• Grass farmer speaks of building soils with cattle, waste (Feb. 24, 2015)

• Thanks, but no thanks (Editorial, Feb. 24, 2015)

• Ag trade with Cuba in play for decade-plus (Top Story, Feb. 17, 2015)

• Compromise over PMT sought for Hogan in Md. (Feb. 17, 2015)

• D.C. building framework for urban agriculture (Feb. 17, 2015)

• On-farm solar growth continues in Maryland (Feb. 17, 2015)

• Va. explores industrial hemp after General Assembly action (Feb. 17, 2015)

• Love of ag trumps tractor affiliations for Buralls (Feb. 17, 2015)

• Oh, what a web we weave ... (Editorial, Feb. 17, 2015)

• Phosphorus discussions swell as regulations get renewed (Top Story, Feb. 10, 2015)

• Industry reps discuss Md’s ‘state of ag’ in briefing (Feb. 10, 2015)

• Councells selected for ag Hall of Fame (Feb. 10, 2015)

• Science emphasized at phosphorous symposium (Feb. 10, 2015)

• Chesapeake Foodshed Network reaches out (Feb. 10, 2015)

• Va. pumpkin growers hold annual meeting (Feb. 10, 2015)

• Farm owners still weighing pros, cons of drones (Feb. 10, 2015)

• Event helps identify signs of ag ‘climate extremes’ on farm (Feb. 10, 2015)

• Speakers warn of 10 dangers of growing under high tunnels (Feb. 10, 2015)

• Ag looks to constitutions for help (Editorial, Feb. 10, 2015)

• Shadow of planned pipeline causing concern in Virginia (Top Story, Feb. 3, 2015)

• Food hubs a popular feature at conference (Feb. 3, 2015)

• Perdue Farms lauds Hogan’s choice to stall PMT (Feb. 3, 2015)

• Va. cattle industry executive praises check-off system (Feb. 3, 2015)

• Farmer disputes animal cruelty charges (Feb. 3, 2015)

• Pioneer Green Energy offering single-turbine demonstration (Feb. 3, 2015)

• Alpacas no joking matter at Baggy Britches Farm (Feb. 3, 2015)

• Definition vital in ‘agri-tourism’ (Editorial, Feb. 3, 2015)

• Hogan wastes no time, pulls plug on PMT (Top Story, Jan. 27, 2015)

• Shute outlines obstacles for young farmers (Jan. 27, 2015)

• Pulaski Grow rising to feed community and educate (Jan. 27, 2015)

• First hours promising from Hogan (Editorial, Jan. 27, 2015)

• Produce sales near, far discussed with growers (Top Story, Jan. 20, 2015)

• So. Md. slaughter trailer may be ready in spring (Jan. 20, 2015)

• West family, Collins brothers win service awards at banquet (Jan. 20, 2015)

• Del. farmers’ markets thriving, as are ones in Md., Va. (Jan. 20, 2015)

• Talbot Corn Club entries average more than 200 bpa (Jan. 20, 2015)

• Warren concerned over trend around Middletown (Jan. 20, 2015)

• Just where are we headed? (Editorial, Jan. 20, 2015)

• Popularity of MPT show continues to grow (Top Story, Jan. 13, 2015)

• Bartenfelder journey leading to cabinet seat (Jan. 13, 2015)

• AFP to give five $2,000 scholarships (Jan. 13, 2015)

UM website not appropriate forum (Editorial, Jan. 13, 2015)

• Bartenfelder nominated as Md. secretary of ag (Top Story, Jan. 6, 2015)

• Food hub plan pulled back for revision, advisory group (Jan. 6, 2015)

• Hula settles for runner-up, behind Georgia grower’s 503-bushel yield (Jan. 6, 2015)

• Rigdon paces country in A Non-Irrigated Division (Jan. 6, 2015)

• Nearly 100 animals seized; farmer facing charges (Jan. 6, 2015)

• Beekeeping in Frederick County more than a hobby (Jan. 6, 2015)

• Md., Del. hogs decline in numbers, despite national rise (Jan. 6, 2015)

• Mid-Atlantic gaining influence (Editorial, Jan. 6, 2015)

Monstanto, DuPont making up? (Editorial, Jan. 6, 2015)

 

 

The Delmarva Farmer Archives, 2014

 

• Md. ag industry seeking foothold with new legislators (Top Story, Dec. 23, 2014)

• Later start to school year could benefit Md. State Fair (Dec. 23, 2014)

• King lauded for enhancing wildlife existence with wetlands on property (Dec. 23, 2014)

The Christmas Story (Editorial, Dec. 23, 3014)

• Frosh says he supports proposed PMT restrictions (Top Story, Dec. 16, 2014)

• Raw milk, marijuana stir debate; no change (Dec. 16, 2014)

• Delegates applaud governor-elect; Hogan promises support for Md. ag (Dec. 16, 2014)

• Hance recalls seven-year tenure as Md. ag secretary (Dec. 16, 2014)

• UD officials tour through remodeled Lasher lab (Dec. 16, 2014)

• Pig, 3 cows stolen from dairy farm (Dec. 16, 2014)

• FAA appears cautious on drone use over farmland (Dec. 16, 2014)

• Howard farmers, neighbors await recommendation on mulch (Dec. 16, 2014)

• Farmers get introduction to soil biology at conference (Dec. 16, 2014)

• Warren, Holtz deliver messages to DFB delegates (Dec. 16, 2014)

• AFB’s Moore addresses Delaware Farm Bureau attendees (Dec. 16, 2014)

• VT’s new minor educating students about future life (Dec. 16, 2014)

Pot proposal has moral ripples (Editorial, Dec. 16, 2014)

• Getting to the roots of the matter? (Editorial, Dec. 16, 2014)

• O’Malley reps offer little input about PMT plan (Top Story, Dec. 9, 2014)

• LEAD event participants advised to promote ag (Dec. 9, 2014)

• Delaware Farm Bureau elects Holtz to be next president (Dec. 9, 2014)

• Comment on produce safety rules by Dec. 15 (Dec. 9, 2014)

• Ag community tries to get heard before PMT kicks in (Dec. 9, 2014)

• Speaker discusses issues with interpreting setbacks (Dec. 9, 2014)

• Maryland ag in a state of flux (Editorial, Dec. 9, 2014)

• Ag industry nonplussed over Obama’s immigration act (Top Story, Dec. 2, 2014)

• UD’s new economics center open for business (Dec. 2, 2014)

• Red Sun ships Virginia-grown tomatoes despite cold weather settling over state (Dec. 2, 2014)

• Nielsen urges growers to do their own research on products (Dec. 2, 2014)

• Md. Hereford breeders hold annual meeting (Dec. 2, 2014)

• Short season corn hybrids see potential after testing (Dec. 2, 2014)

• Researchers question GMO label to Pennsylvania House (Dec. 2, 2014)

• Scientists point to safety versus traditional uses (Dec. 2, 2014)

• Professor warns fertilizer recommendations could be costly (Dec. 2, 2014)

• Atkins has overseen nutritional growth at co-op (Dec. 2, 2014)

Shore ag: Sure interesting (Editorial, Dec. 2, 2014)

• Lame duck Colburn still has fight to pick with PMT (Top Story, Nov. 25, 2014)

• Food Hub’s feasibility debated for Easton site (Nov. 25, 2014)

• Respective secretaries see bright future for Delmarva agriculture (Nov. 25, 2014)

• Brothers see straw moving from waste to being a profit (Nov. 25, 2014)

• Event for D.C. farmers’ markets raises $350,000 (Nov. 25.2014)

• Md. ag reps’ pleas to O’Malley appear to be in vain (Nov. 25, 2014)

• ESLC monitoring area ag’s future (Editorial, Nov. 25, 2014)

• Economic analysis estimates cost of PMT as high as $52 mil. (Top Story, Nov. 18, 2014)

• Groups swift to react to study, next steps unclear (Nov. 18, 2014)

• Poultry house plan in Somerset faces local, national critics (Nov. 18, 2014)

• Appeal coming for Charles Co. meat processor (Nov. 18, 2014)

• Virginia Farm to Table conference expands to three days (Nov. 18, 2014)

• PMT study answers few questions (Editorial, Nov. 18, 2014)

• Agriculture industry reacts to election (Top Story, Nov. 11, 2014)

• Wolfe puts vision into reality with farmland (Nov. 11, 2014)

• Southern Md. farmers gather for buyer-grower workshop (Nov. 11, 2014)

• Gift of orphan lamb leads to family sheep business in Va. (Nov. 11, 2014)

• Improved InterSeeder featured at event (Nov. 11, 2014)

• Skirmishes prove battle continues (Editorial, Nov. 11, 2014)

• Search for Conowingo Dam solutions continues (Top Story, Nov. 4, 2014)

• Delaware adds four families to honor roll of Century Farms (Nov. 4, 2014)

• High oleic beans may be answer to demands (Nov. 4, 2014)

• Histons named Maryland’s 2014 Shepherd of Year (Nov. 4, 2014)

• Sisters raising cattle, goats in Pulaski County, Va. (Nov. 4, 2014)

• Wind farm proposal passes one more hurdle (Nov. 4, 2014)

Classrooms crow for agriculture (Editorial, Nov. 4, 2014)

• ‘Unforeseen circumstances’ further delay PMT study (Top Story, Oct. 28, 2014)

• Wind farm ordinance discussed in Somerset (Oct. 28, 2014)

• North African grain buyers note quality in Mid-Atlantic area while on U.S. tour (Oct. 28, 2014)

• Punkin’ group in search of Sussex Co. farm for 2015 (Oct. 28, 2014)

• Stites family, Glancey honored by NCCFB (Oct. 28, 2014)

• UD geologist needs farms to test soil for phosphorus research (Oct. 28, 2014)

• Burrier appointed USB director for Maryland (Oct. 28, 2014)

• Somerset beset with ag issues (Editorial, Oct. 28, 2014)

• Revisions discussed for animal feeding operations (Top Story, Oct. 21, 2014)

• Appeal heard about former pickle plant in Del. court (Oct. 21, 2014)

• Virginia graziers explore options in attempt to ‘kick the hay habit’ (Oct. 21, 2014)

• Creech: This land is our land (Editorial, Oct. 21, 2014)

• Analysis of MDA’s PMT structure on hold again (Top Story, Oct. 14, 2014)

• UMD in search of successor for Wei (Oct. 14, 2014)

• European feed representatives visit Shore grain operations (Oct. 14, 2014)

• Alts emerge victorious against EPA in U.S. court (Oct. 14, 2014)

• Willins named Sussex FB Family of Year (Oct. 14, 2014)

• Pa. House holds information session on GMO labeling bill (Oct. 14, 2014)

• The war on weeds continues (Editorial, Oct. 14, 2014)

• Growers urged to comment on new CAFO permit (Top Story, Oct. 7, 2014)

• Del. State professor scrutinized after article (Oct. 7, 2014)

• Records broken at Virginia pumpkin, watermelon contest (Oct. 7, 2014)

• Fry family, Wilkins recognized at KCFB banquet (Oct. 7, 2014)

• Ferrant, Gladhills collect accolades from Frederick Fair (Oct. 7, 2014)

• Delaware farm vehicle tag law takes effect Oct. 7 (Oct. 7, 2014)

• NRV Sheep and Goat Club schedules October sale (Oct. 7, 2014)

• Isn’t agriculture already ‘cool?’ (Editorial, Oct. 7, 2014)

• Del. State ducks the question (Editorial, Oct. 7, 2014)

• Raw milk sales in Maryland debated at meeting (Top Story, Sept. 30, 2014)

• Kings outline plan to top 300 bushels of ‘dry’ corn (Sept. 30, 2014)

• Saltmarsh mallow could help battle against sea water (Sept. 30, 2014)

• Proposal to reclassify bat might haunt area farmers (Sept. 30, 2014)

• Q&A: Raising alpacas, ag tourism (Sept. 30, 2014)

• MCFB hosts second annual farm-to-table dinner (Sept. 30, 2014)

• Fox squirrel now on its own (Editorial, Sept. 30, 2014)

• Pros, cons argued on proposed wind farm (Top Story, Sept. 23, 2014)

• Charles Co. fair visitors get look at new complex (Sept. 23, 2014)

• Farmer, police search for answers on theft of 33 cattle (Sept. 23, 2014)

• Stups named Frederick Co. farm family of the year (Sept. 23, 2014)

• LEAD Maryland seeking applicants for ninth class (Sept. 23, 2014)

• Food fearmongers hard at work (Editorial, Sept. 23, 2014)

• United Fresh GMO speakers draw crowd at event (Top Story, Sept. 16, 2014)

• Maynes make most of goat enterprise in Frederick Co. (Sept. 16, 2014)

• Hay supplies down on cusp of winter feeding (Sept. 16, 2014)

• Farmland values in Delmarva contrast to rest of U.S. (Sept. 16, 2014)

• Forestry, ag sustainability in Maryland being studied (Sept. 16, 2014)

• Soybean growers are popular (Editorial, Sept. 16, 2014)

• Walsh reflects on time as president of National FFA (Top Story, Sept. 9, 2014)

• Growers see ‘great opportunity’ with Vireol (Sept. 9, 2014)

• Animal Ag Alliance chief advises vigilance during meeting (Sept. 9, 2014)

• We all need to share the roads (Editorial, Sept. 9, 2014)

• Frys awarded lease of former Navy dairy farm (Top Story, Sept. 2, 2014)

• Cover crop enrollment at all-time high in Md. (Dept. 2, 2014)

• Grimmel girls enjoying a banner show season in ’14 (Sept. 2, 2014)

• Q&A: Breaking down the California drought (Sept. 2, 2014)

• Mister makes Miss Maryland Agriculture dream reality (Sept. 2, 2014)

• Butler, Hoff research oxen use for farm museum (Sept. 2, 2014)

• PEC requesting confidentiality in Boneta case (Sept. 2, 2014)

• Growers consider steps to combat herbicide-resistant weeds (Sept. 2, 2014)

• Damming evidence (Editorial, Sept. 2, 2014)

GFF brings urban folks to country (Viewpoint, Sept. 2, 2014)

• Business school director ponders PMT pros, cons (Top Story, Aug. 26, 2014)

• Researchers study effects of drip tape irrigation (Top Story, Aug. 26, 2014)

• Soldiers find meaning, peace in ag (Top Story, Aug. 26, 2014)

• Smith lauds large scale popularity of Ag Expo (Aug. 26, 2014)

• Legalizing raw milk makes sense (Editorial, Aug. 26, 2014)

Did you hear about Virginia corn? (Editorial, Aug. 26. 2014)

• New programs trigger important decisions (Top Story, Aug. 19, 2014)

• Russian ban not likely a threat to area farmers (Aug. 19, 2014)

• Small-scale ag fits farmers following military career (Aug. 19, 2014)

• Broccoli becoming staple crop in Va.’s Carroll Co. (Aug. 19, 2014)

• The small farm renaissance (Editorial, Aug. 19, 2014)

• Growers anticipate dawn of drone era (Top Story, Aug. 12, 2014)

• Skills acquired in service carrying over to farm life (Aug. 12, 2014)

• ‘Conowingo Scandal’ shows dam’s effect on Bay (Aug. 12, 2014)

• Educator says parents need to be guidance counselors (Aug. 12, 2014)

• Setting the record straight (Editorial, Aug. 12, 2014)

• Program a combined effort between FVC, AFBF reps (Top Story, Aug. 5, 2014)

• Tornado hits Virginia, kills 2, ruins crops (Aug. 5, 2012)

Capital, in more ways than one (Editorial, Aug. 5, 2014)

• Judge calls Extravaganza ‘second to none’ (Top Story, July 29, 2014)

• Richardson claims Miller Award, but he has organizers wait for it (July 29, 2014)

• Dry weather keeping foothold on Southwest Virginia (July 29, 2014)

• Md. growers urged to be watching for kudzu bugs (July 29, 2014)

• Terp Farm food grown by students, for students (July 29, 2014)

• Delaware officials get behind popularity for Plenish beans (July 29, 2014)

• Beldavid Goldwyn Ruby-ET shines at Frederick-Montgomery (July 29, 2014)

• Virginia’s next generation of conservationists gather at Tech (July 29, 2014)

• New Zealand sisters’ farm truck tale scoops book awards (July 29, 2014)

In festival’s wake, a mission revived (Editorial, July 29, 2014)

• Lynas details journey from anti- to pro-GMO (Top Story, July 22, 2014)

• Researchers urge growers to increase insect trap use (July 22, 2014)

• Corn growers group hears of Bay issues, tours DuPont facilities (July 22, 2014)

• No referendum vote for soybean checkoff (July 22, 2014)

• Virginia Tech, Cornell to collaborate on remote-sensing food safety app (July 22, 2014)

Barley needs a boost (Editorial, July 22, 2014)

• Just two bid to sublease former Navy dairy farm (Top Story, July 15, 2014)

• SW Virginia dry weather becoming a real drought (July 15, 2014)

• Growers told of wasp that may aid battle against squash bugs (July 15, 2014)

• Maryland Farm Bureau joins ‘Ditch the Rule’ drive (July 15, 2014)

• Virginia legislator looks at legally growing industrial hemp (July 15, 2014)

• Enviro-activists slow to credit ag (Editorial, July 15, 2014)

• Horses helping veterans manage battle wounds (Top Story, July 15, 2014)

• MACAA lauds Richardson, elects officers (July 15, 2014)

• Bell’s Lane Farm brings new meaning to diversity (July 15, 2014)

• College rescues Virginia Intermont riding program (July 15, 2014)

• Bee specialist called in to assist cleanup after wreck (July 15, 2014)

• GMOs: More word games (Editorial, July 15, 2014)

• PMT delays could outlast O’Malley administration (Top Story, July 1, 2014)

• Maryland tops region in ag gains (July 1, 2014)

• Final chicken festival a success (July 1, 2014)

• Nat’l Hereford expo makes first trip east (July 1, 2014)

• Iager named first Maryland high school rodeo queen (July 1, 2014)

• Report sees problems for ag if climate change unabated (July 1, 2014)

• USDA pledges $5 million for CREP in Bay watershed states (July 1, 2014)

Bay agreement gets stronger (Editorial, July 1, 2014)

• Sours goes from nearly losing all to adding acres (Top Story, June 24, 2014)

• Hancock sees potential for ag revival in Charles Co. (June 24, 2014)

• Witkowski second in international soil judging contest (June 24, 2014)

• Planners meet to discuss needs of region’s Rural Development (June 24, 2014)

• MAEF celebrates its 25th anniversary (June 24, 2014)

• A change in the weather (Editorial, June 24, 2014)

• Howard Co. mulchers await council’s next move (Top Story, June 17, 2014)

• Gov. McAuliffe names Adams new VDACS commissioner (June 17, 2014)

• Cardin discusses conservation ideas while visiting Md. farm (June 17, 2014)

• Early data presented on Owings’ stormwater system (June 17, 2014)

• Englands power on through diversity (June 17, 2014)

• Red Sun Farms job fair draws hopeful applicants (June 17, 2014)

• Farmland an endangered species? (Editorial, June 17, 2014)

• Brazilian flour millers visit Eastern Shore (Top Story, June 10, 2014)

• Paulk finds second career with organic farming work (June 10, 2014)

• Facebook’s newest tactics exposed in Women in Ag webinar (June 10, 2014)

• Johnson has new 70-mile trek between operations (June 10, 2014)

• Bais studying ways to battle ‘rice blast’ (June 10, 2014)

• GMO polling: The whole story (Editorial, June 10, 2014)

• Retailers stable, despite decline in tree sales (Top Story, June 3, 2014)

• Change of heart has Franklin back home (June 3, 2014)

• Grower finds reliable labor in crew with disabilities (June 3, 3014)

• Vet graduate’s love of horses brings career, honors (June 3, 2014)

• Cherry Knoll Pleasant Elsa lauded at Atlantic National show (June 3, 2014)

• Women’s role in ag no small one (Editorial, June 3, 2014)

• High oleic soybeans lauded to fill lost market (Top Story, May 27, 2014)

• Howard County legislation under fire from growers (May 27, 2014)

• ‘Big ag’ companies finding way to get out message (May 27, 2014)

• Poultry growers learn from Agriculture Law Education Initiative (May 27, 2014)

• Wilson stepping down after half-century in Painter (May 27, 2014)

• Another state makes GMO stance (Editorial, May 27, 2014)

• Summit looks at animal ag among millennials (Top story, May 20, 2014)

• Winter still hinders Va. efforts to get on schedule (May 20, 2014)

• Mules pulling hand plow offer glimpse of past at farm museum (May 20, 2014)

• Folks listen when ‘Bee Whisperer’ Chorba speaks (May 20, 2014)

• Virginia wine research gets funding boost, land assessment (May 20, 2014)

• Climate change report not pretty (Editorial, May 20, 2014)

• Waterkeeper Alliance still arguing appeal (Top story, May 13, 2014)

• Industry evaluating soybean checkoff (May 13, 2014)

• Merrigan addresses ‘food revolution,’ implications (May 13, 2014)

• Record sales throughout U.S. moderated by rising expenses (May 13, 2014)

• Producers see specific results of Farm Bill (May 13, 2014)

• Too many wrongs make a write (Editorial, May 13, 2014)

• Sons’ nomination early Mother’s Day gift for Nickerson (May 6, 2014)

• Shuster calls EPA’s water proposal ‘disturbing’ (May 6, 2014)

• Sneads move from construction to agritourism (May 6, 2014)

• Negotiations continue on Conowingo Dam owner’s clean-up (May 6, 2014)

• Fighting for millenials (Editorial, May 6, 2014)

 


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