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The Delmarva Farmer Archives, 2011

• Franchot praises Md. poultry industry (Top Story, Dec. 20, 2011)

• Maryland rife with land-use planning controversies (Dec. 20, 2011)

• Pugh named Shepherd of ’11 by MSBA (Dec. 20, 2011)

• Maryland ag commission hears latest NMP strategy (Dec. 20, 2011)

• The Christmas Story (Editorial, Dec. 20, 2011)

• Auction raises $28,300 for Hudsons’ fight (Top Story, Dec. 13, 2011)

• Delegates trim board to be more proactive (Dec. 13, 2011)

• MFB policy focuses on issues about environment (Dec. 13, 2011)

• Supporters boost feasibility for ag center (Dec. 13, 2011)

• Silent auction highlights DFB banquet (Dec. 13, 2011)

• County running against the grain (Editorial, Dec. 13, 2011)

• Port eager to accommodate Virginia ag exports (Top Story, Dec. 6, 2011)

• MDA scraps latest NMP edits amidst complaints (Dec. 6, 2011)

• DFB votes on redistribution of delegates (Dec. 6, 2011)

• Farm Bill negotiations expected to be a battle (Dec. 6, 2011)

• Demonstration shows how cover crops improve soil health, water retention (Dec. 6, 2011)

• O’Malley’s rationale letter-perfect (Editorial, Dec. 6, 2011)

• Creamery business heats up in cold weather (Top Story, Nov. 29, 2011)

• Massive wind farm envisioned in Somerset (Nov. 29, 2011)

• Tree farmers gear up for short sales season (Nov. 29, 2011)

• Growers form aronia association to develop, promote crop (Nov. 29, 2011)

• Opposing groups expected to be challenging new NMP regulations (Nov. 29, 2011)

• Farmers’ input in survey is vital (Editorial, Nov. 29, 2011)

• O’Malley chastises law school decisions (Top Story, Nov. 22, 2011)

• CSP appeal hearings completed, verdicts due in January (Nov. 22, 2011)

• Corn growers get advised to consider influences (Nov. 22, 2011)

• Threatened organic farm gathering support (Nov. 22, 2011)

• Will they know to thank ag? (Editorial, Nov. 22, 2011)

• Online video library touts farming (Editorial, Nov. 2011)

• Kudzu bugs feasting on soybeans on move from South (Top Story, Nov. 15, 2011)

• Talks focus on cover crops at field day, Nov. 15, 2011)

• Bird growers receive tour of inspection procedure (Nov. 15, 2011)

• Hirst reminds poultry growers to heed biosecurity measures (Nov. 15, 2011)

• Over 7 billion ready to be served (Editorial, Nov. 15, 2011)

• Raw milk rides boldly into Silver Spring (Top Story, Nov. 8, 2011)

• Soybeans emerging as a crop in SW Va. (Top story, Nov. 8, 2011)

• Rogers, Hastings honored as Century Farm families (Nov. 8, 2011)

• Our better half’s CommonGround (Editorial, Nov. 8, 2011)

• Eastern National Livestock Show on life support (Choice Voice, Nov. 8, 2011)

• Court sets up farmers’ appeal for this month (Top Story, Nov. 1, 2011)

• Myers ‘humbled’ by Dairy Woman of Year honor (Nov. 1, 2011)

• Return to original EPA deadline urged (Nov. 1, 2011)

• Changes proposed to nutrient management process (Nov. 1, 2011)

• Stop feeding the HSUS beast (Editorial, Nov. 1, 2011)

• Bay model blamed for Phase II WIP gaps (Top Story, Oct. 25, 2011)

• NCFB lauds Warren for dedication to Del. ag (Oct. 25, 2011)

• Carper lauds benefits for Del. ag from export trade (Oct. 25, 2011)

• Research indicates plastic film holds fumigant in soil longer (Oct. 25, 2011)

• Ag’s ‘watershed’ moment, indeed (Editorial, Oct. 25, 2011)

• ‘Absurd’ revisions threaten ag future (Top Story, Oct. 18, 2011)

• Hula pulls in 429-bushel yield on eve of hurricane (Oct. 18, 2011)

• Kent County (Del.) Farm Bureau honors Cook, Melvins (Oct. 18, 2011)

• Sussex Farm Bureau praises Wilson, Kirk family (Oct. 18, 2011)

• Auditor warns growers to keep accurate paperwork (Oct. 18, 2011)

• ‘Oh, can you tell me how to get ...?’ (Editorial, Oct. 18, 2011)

• Film crew focuses on Mid-Atlantic for program (Top Story, Oct. 11, 2011)

• Satterfield, DPI offer ideas to fix image woes (Oct. 11, 2011)

• Texas panicum plaguing area cornfields (Oct. 11, 2011)

• Dairy farms in Delmarva show well at All-American (Oct. 11, 2011)

Bay-like restrictions across U.S.? (Editorial, Oct. 11, 2011)

• Colburn ‘incredulous’ about treatment of farming family (Readers Write, Oct. 11, 2011)

• Delaware launches first Harvest Trail (Top Story, Oct. 4, 2011)

• Researchers studying data of bioreactor with runoff (Oct. 4, 2011)

• Pratts’ off-farm efforts pull in VFBF honor (Oct. 4, 2011)

• Ag agent encouraged with effect Surround has on BMSBs (Oct. 4, 2011)

Blame game finally hitting mark? (Editorial, Oct. 4, 2011)

• Researcher warns of herbicide-resistant weeds (Top Story, Sept. 27, 2011)

• Long off to a busy start as Accomack’s new ag agent (Sept. 27, 2011)

• Frederick grandstand has withstood test of time (Sept. 27, 2011)

• Morgan to step down as Delaware’s CANR dean (Sept. 27, 2011)

• DPI lands more funding for buffers around poultry houses (Sept. 27, 2011)

Time to rally around the Hudsons (Editorial, Sept. 27, 2011)

• Algal turf scrubber could benefit Bay (Top Story, Sept. 20, 2011)

• Organic farm threatened by plans for new soccer fields (Sept. 20, 2011)

• Pulaski County FB arranging relief fund for tornado victims (Sept. 20, 2011)

• Entomologists taking note of BMSB tendencies (Sept. 20, 2011)

• Ag museum soliciting volunteers (Editorial, Sept. 20, 2011)

• Wild birds putting pressure on vineyards (Top Story, Sept. 13, 2011)

• Waterkeeper reportedly in preparation of appealing (Sept. 13, 2011)

• O’Malley credits Md. agriculture’s strength (Sept. 13, 2011)

• Lewes market voted favorite in AFT online national poll (Sept. 13, 2011)

• For Kings, crop insurance all in the family (Sept. 13, 2011)

• ‘Miracle’ saves ram from harm inside barn collapse (Sept. 13, 2011)

• Food: It’s what we do (Editorial, Sept. 13, 2011)

• Irene blasts region, flattening corn (Top Story, Sept. 6, 2011)

• Field Day draws wide collection of expertise (Sept. 6, 2011)

• Miss Maryland Ag a family tradition for Millers (Sept. 6, 2011)

• Tidewater swamp fire predicted to have minimal effect on farms (Sept. 6, 2011)

• Maryland State Fair forced to postpone shows, events (Sept. 6, 2011)

• Something stinks, and it’s not ag (Editorial, Sept. 6, 2011)

• Farmers roll with the punches (Editorial, Sept. 6, 2011)

• Ex-racers making a jump into retirement (Aug. 30, 2011)

• Growers encouraged to order seed corn immediately (Aug. 30, 2011)

• Raver, Willard receive ag awards (Aug. 30, 2011)

• Poultry handling certification can aid human, animal health (Aug. 30, 2011)

• Farm markets a growing industry (Editorial, Aug. 30, 2011)

• O’Malley lauds record cover crop registration (Top story, Aug. 23, 2011)

• Freys, flock recovering after attack by pit bulls (Aug. 23, 2011)

• Perdue launches large solar power system (Aug. 23, 2011)

• Local poultry proponents make appeal at USB event (Aug. 23, 2011)

• Closed-minded, speaking freely (Editorial, Aug. 23, 2011)

• Ruffled feathers lead to poultry discussion at commission meeting (Top Story, Aug. 16, 2011)

• Two farm families honored at QA fair (Aug. 16, 2011)

• Turkish farmers talk biotech with Shore farmer (Aug. 16, 2011)

• Atrazine bills down but not out in Md. (Aug. 16, 2011)

• Farmers’ markets up 17 percent nationwide (Aug. 16, 2011)

• Bay is EPA’s lab test for nation (Editorial, Aug. 16, 2011)

• Ritter steps down with MGPA hardware (Top Story, Aug. 9, 2011)

• Md. nutrient management adjustments anticlimactic (Aug. 9, 2011)

• Fox Haven tested with conservation tactics (Aug. 9, 2011)

• MFB appeal nixed; farm data can be released (Aug. 9, 2011)

Vilsack: Ethanol’s not to blame (Editorial, Aug. 9, 2011)

• Samuelson, Commodity Classic haul in big crowd (Top Story, Aug. 2, 2011)

• Harim buys Allen’s, plans to keep processing plants (Aug. 2, 2011)

• DSF’s Livestock Extravaganza still a big hit for veteran judges (Aug. 2, 2011)

• Families help Mason’s host salute to Md. farm produce (Aug. 2, 2011)

• Wilson gets crowned as Maryland Dairy Princess (Aug. 2, 2011)

• Ramifications of legalizing raw milk debated in Mid-Atlantic (Aug. 2, 2011)

• Vilsack discusses ag’s future nationally (Aug. 2, 2011)

Time to get real with raw milk (Editorial, Aug. 2, 2011)

Obama’s report card, now (Publisher’s Notebook, Aug. 2, 2011)

• ‘SpudSim’ aimed to help potato potential (Top Story, July 25, 2011)

• Televised ‘town hall’ to air UME new facelift, July 25, 2011)

• Bankruptcy auction for Allen’s set for July 28 (July 25, 2011)

• VCTGA seeks businesses to sell trees for fundraising (July 25, 2011)

• MDA’s Fedor named ag representative to partnership (July 25, 2011)

MGP checkoff votes due Friday (Editorial, July 25, 2011)

• Brown Swiss breeders meet in Frederick (Top Story, July 19, 2011)

• Merrigan is speaking up for farmers in Bay talks (July 19, 2011)

• Agro Land teaches urban youths farming (July 19, 2011)

O’Malley keeps ag locked outside (Editorial, July 19, 2011)

• Tour visits western Maryland to study BMSBs (Top Story, July 12, 2011)

• Dinotefuran permitted to battle BMSBs (July 12, 2011)

• UME fills Wicomico, Worcester vacancies (July 12, 2011)

• Early study trials encouraging for dicamba (July 12, 2011)

• Md. ag agents’ honor presents Harcum’s 88th as one for ages (July 12, 2011)

• CBF’s Pennsylvania office honored with Pisces award (July 12, 2011)

Damage control after the leak (Editorial, July 12, 2011)

• Tomato, potato growers scouting for blight (Top Story, July 5, 2011)

• Eastern Shore farmers to launch appeals in NRCS case (July 5, 2011)

• States able to negotiate on TMDL reporting (July 5, 2011)

• Hance clarifies state’s nutrient management methodology (July 5, 2011)

• SW Virginia ag agencies scramble for registrants (July 5, 2011)

• Mountaire loses civil suit against employees (July 5, 2011)

NRCS’s ‘black eye’ closing shut (Editorial, July 5, 2011)

This isn’t what we were promised (Viewpoint, July 5, 2011)

• Barley grown for Va. plant set for export market (Top Story, June 28, 2011)

• Uncertainty lingers while Osage plant remains unsold (June 28, 2011)

• MDA seeks security for Allen’s jobs, facilities (June 28, 2011)

• Farmers asked again to return CSP payments (June 28, 2011)

• Maryland Public Television to highlight state’s historic barns (June 28, 2011)

• McGrath to retire from land preservation post on June 30 (June 28, 2011)

Keep pounding out ag’s message (Editorial, June 28, 2011)

• Delaware farmers receive tips on scab (Top Story, June 21, 2011)

• Legislators, officials deal with Allen’s aftermath (June 21, 2011)

• Layfield-Insley on call for Somerset (June 21, 2011)

• Md. counties in midst of developing WIP plans (June 21, 2011)

• UME facelift evident with Upper Shore assignments (June 21, 2011)

Does Chicken Little have a point? (Editorial, June 21, 2011)

• Auction house gets new family, new face (Top Story, June 14, 2011)

• Allen’s files papers for bankruptcy protection, June 14, 2011

• MAEF promoting Ag Tag on billboard, June 14, 2011

• Maryland first lady opens ‘Grow it, Eat it’ garden, June 14, 2011

Worth the warts of self-promotion (Editorial, June 14, 2011)

• Md. youths score big at 25th Atlantic National (Top Story, June 7, 2011)

• Network of nurseries draw share of growers (June 7, 2011)

• Goats used to clear land at arboretum (June 7, 2011)

• Refuse dumped in Bay watershed an ongoing cleanup battle (June 7, 2011)

It can’t be No. 1 without a bullet (Editorial, June 7, 2011)

• Small grains field day attracts record crowd (Top Story, May 31, 2011)

• Directors at Osage trying to sell plant (May 31, 2011)

• Annie’s Project founder speaks at reunion (May 31, 2011)

• Environmental groups file motion to oppose lawsuit (May 31, 2011)

• Former Dallas Cowboy Lewis coaches kids on future of ag (May 31, 2011)

Milk debate hitting a raw nerve (Editorial, May 31, 2011)

• Lambco tapping into a niche market (Top Story, May 24, 2011)

• Wycall hosts field day to laud organic techniques (May 24, 2011)

• Schmidt chosen as region’s ‘Mom of the Year’ (May 24, 2011)

• AFP awards $10,000 in scholarships to students (May 24, 2011)

• Raw milk rally attracts hundreds to D.C.’s stage (May 24, 2011)

• Sisters claim divisions at Junior Sheep and Wool Skillathon (May 24, 2011)

No hurry-up-and-wait in Maryland (Editorial, May 24, 2011)

• Equipment rental program ‘very successful’ (Top Story, May 17, 2011)

• Markell issues proposal to return $10M to fund DALP (May 17, 2011)

• Westminster woman wins national title (May 17, 2011)

• Virginia Ag Expo returns to Fauquier County in ’11 (May 17, 2011)

• Marketing contest offers FFA chapters a big payoff (May 17, 2011)

Hey USDA, call off the dogs (Editorial, May 17, 2011)

• Schirmer swept up in Spring Show fever (Top Story, May 10, 2011)

• Two deadly twisters rip into rural Va. counties (May 10, 2011)

• UDairy Creamery debuts during Ag Day (May 10, 2011)

• MFB lawsuit is dismissed, but NMP still is protected (May 10, 2011)

• Eaton, Elben, Hutchisons retain attorney over CSP dispute (May 10, 2011)

Planting the seeds for public trust (Editorial, May 10, 2011)

• Area dealers start to turn toward seed treaters (Top Story, May 3, 2011)

• Perdue marks 10th year of recycling plant (May 3, 2011)

• Assistance firm offers its services to farmers (May 3, 2011)

EPA not crying over spilled milk (Editorial, May 3, 2011)

• Operations appeal notice to return payments (Top Story, April 26, 2011)

• Farmers air concerns to president on law school (April 26, 2011)

• Va. tornadoes visit consecutive weekends (April 26, 2011)

• Afzali vows to continue support of estate tax bill (April 26, 2011)

Database monitors sensitive crops (Editorial, April 26, 2011)

• ‘Chicken historian’ gets DPI’s highest honor (Top Story, April 19, 2011)

• New beef processing plant up in Baltimore (April 19, 2011)

• Richardson reunited with long-lost tractor (April 19, 2011)

• Restaurant publicizes ‘ag madness’ for its diners (April 19, 2011

Ag finding solutions for wildlife (Editorial, April 19, 2011)

• CSAs cultivate curiosity, competition (Top Story, April 12, 2011)

• VT awarded $9.28 million to improve bean output (April 12, 2011)

Improving ag’s public perception (Editorial, April 12, 2011)

• New Farm Bill needs fresh focus: Farmers (Choice Voice, April 12, 2011)

• Chesapeake Fields seeks more members (Top Story, April 5, 2011)

• Cawley lauds ag industry; defends fiscal control in Pa. (April 5, 2011)

• VCE hosts planter meter calibration workshop (April 5, 2011)

• Avipel wins approval by EPA to be used in Va. (April 5, 2011)

• Doe Harvest Challenge reduces local overpopulation (April 5, 2011)

Is EPA overstepping its bounds? (Editorial, April 5, 2011)

• ‘Kegasus’ should be scratched from Preakness field (By George, April 5, 2011)

• Black Gold no small potatoes in Dorchester (Top Story, March 29, 2011)

• Meeting illustrates stink bug concerns (March 29, 2011)

• Shore citizens learn pros, cons of MAPP proposal (March 29, 2011)

Report: Farmers doing a good job (Editorial, March 29, 2011)

• Women discuss future of ag on Eastern Shore (Top Story, March 22, 2011)

• Virginia counties want say in any future plans (March 22, 2011)

• Md. Extension: Programming, administrative remix (March 22, 2011)

• Proposed budget cuts bring swift Pa. reaction (March 22, 2011)

• Md. bill aims to use photos to help deter copper thieves, March 22, 2011)

Biting the hand that feeds them (Editorial, March 22, 2011)

• Time to scratch that itch? (Editorial, March 22, 2011)

• Rural Life Museum preserving ag’s history (Top Story, March 15, 2011)

• Va. Avipel supporters appealing EPA denial (March 15, 2011)

• Freezer trailers available for So. Md. livestock (March 15, 2011)

• McDonnell dedicates new ag complex for Pittsylvania County (March 15, 2011)

• Fate of ag museum artifacts remain uncertain (March 15)

• Fauquier 4-H Show and Sale making plans for new location (March 15)

• Maybe forgotten, but never gone (Editorial, March 15)

• Atrazine hearing meets controversy (Top Story, March 8, 2011)

• Legislators take reins of Virginia Extension (March 8, 2011)

• Va. farmers await approval on bird repellant (March 8, 2011)

• Business closing marks an end of an era (March 8, 2011)

• Stink bug talk packs hall of fruit producers (March 8, 2011)

• Bay’s septic bill needs ‘flushing’ (Editorial, March 8, 2011)

• Hefty preaches benefits of time management (Top Story, March 1, 2011)

• O’Malley speaks at open forum about Bay (March 1, 2011)

• VT unveils new hulled barley at seed conference (March 1, 2011)

• Webcast updates initiatives about Bay (March 1, 2011)

• Korando headlines LEAD Maryland’s new officers (March 1, 2011)

• Stay educated on ag-related bills (Editorial, March 1, 2011)

• Minnesotans get tutored on Maryland farming (Top Story, Feb. 22, 2011)

• Md. septics proposal to limit farms’ land sales (Feb. 22, 2011)

• SEED can help markets define local impact (Feb. 22, 2011)

• Need for rural vets gets NIFA into action, (Feb. 22, 2011)

• A noble idea gets taken too far (Editorial, Feb. 22, 2011)

• Ink, no coral or jade, for this 35th (Editorial, Feb. 22, 2011)

• Marine spurs scrapple love into tradition in Galestown (Top Story, Feb. 15, 2011)

• Ag’s role in Phase II is defined for commission (Feb. 15, 2011)

• Researchers teaming up to combat lima bean disease (Feb. 15, 2011)

• Md. governor points finger of blame at septic tanks (Feb. 15, 2011)

• That’s a lot of hot air (Editorial, Feb. 15, 2011)

• EPA’s regulatory diet unhealthy for ag (Viewpoint, Feb. 15, 2011)

• Kohls, Laytons join Maryland Ag Hall of Fame (Top Story, Feb. 8, 2011)

• Kee: Baxter passionate about Del. agriculture (Feb. 8, 2011)

• Markell proposes cuts to ag land preservation (Feb. 8, 2011)

• Shellfish farmers aim to restore industry (Feb. 8, 2011)

• Steger scraps Va. Extension restructuring, starts all over (Feb. 8, 2011)

• Perdue’s going green for all to see (Editorial, Feb. 8, 2011)

• Oberdahlhoff tells ag women how to rebound (Top Story, Feb. 1, 2011)

• Dubin: Ag should add to TMDL discussion (Feb. 1, 2011)

• Kee hosts state ag directors from Iowa, Ohio (Feb. 1, 2011)

• Griffey, VT to release new variety of barley (Feb. 1, 2011)

• MASA invites members to ‘try something new’ (Feb. 1, 2011)

• Gansler’s latest game of ‘chicken’ (Editorial, Feb. 1, 2011)

• Bay group, editorial question intent of AFBF suit (Top Story, Jan. 25, 2011)

• Fauquier Livestock Exchange to rebuild (Jan. 25, 2011)

• O’Days, Carlisle honored by FVGAD (Jan. 25, 2011)

• AFP’s web site offers market, weather data (Jan. 25, 2011)

• Harrisons take top yield in two Talbot Corn Club categories (Jan. 25, 2011)

• Pitching ag a tough sell nowadays (Editorial, Jan. 25, 2011)

• Owings works to eliminate, not filter, run-off (Top Story, Jan. 18, 2011)

• Farm Bureau sues EPA over Chesapeake Bay cleanup (Jan. 18, 2011)

• DPI lauds contributions of poultry industry (Jan. 18, 2011)

• AFP’s web site offers market, weather data (Jan. 18, 2011)

• Many beagles abandoned as hunting seasons close (Jan. 18, 2011)

• Refuge’s inaction is for the birds (Editorial, Jan. 18, 2011)

• Geese ravaging fields after refuge halts planting (Top Story, Jan. 11, 2011)

• Delaware Ag Week kicks off on Jan. 17 (Jan. 11, 2011)

• Grassroots group trying to save Virginia 4-H (Jan. 11, 2011)

• TIP tool helps FSA link with disadvantaged producers (Jan. 11, 2011)

• Precision Agriculture Field Day scheduled for Jan. 27 (Jan. 11, 2011)

• What’s next for soybeans, corn? (Editorial, Jan. 11, 2011)

• No passing fad, Hula continues reign (Top Story, Jan. 4, 2011)

• In setback, PATH may be on road to nowhere (Jan. 4, 2011)

• Tons of soy flour shipped to Afghanistan (Jan. 4, 2011)

• Seller will need prove ‘local’ in Maryland (Jan. 4, 2011)

• Talbot soybean program marking 40th anniversary (Jan. 4, 2011)

• ESLC working to save farmland (Editorial, Jan 4, 2011)

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