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The Delmarva Farmer Archives, 2012

 

W.Va. poultry grower waits for decision with interest (Top story, Dec. 18, 2012)


Speakers stress to connect public, ag (Dec. 18, 2012)

Owings’ containment basin setup encouraging to Harris (Dec. 18, 2012)

The Christmas Story (Editorial)

Hudsons await verdict that could alter industry (Top story, Dec. 11, 2012)

Langenfelder lists several recent ‘major victories’ (Dec. 11, 2012)

Hance addresses MDA nutrient management policy for delegates (Dec. 11, 2012)

Delegates elect Warren to continue as DFB president (Dec. 11, 2012)

This is far from over (Editorial, Dec. 11, 2012)

Rothenberg breaks down results from 2012 election (Top story, Dec. 4, 2012)

Kohl: Global economy is still worth monitoring (Dec. 4, 2012)

FCSB honors Weedys as year’s top sheep breeder (Dec. 4, 2012)

Storm clouds building on horizon? (Editorial, Dec. 18, 2012)

 

Virginia dairy family finds success with drive-thru ice cream shop (Top Story, Nov. 27, 2012)

Tractors roll in opposing septic bill (Nov. 27, 2012)

Controversial preservation case heard in Howard Co. (Nov. 27, 2012)

One day not enough time to preserve farm history (Nov. 27, 2012)

Back to the bag of tricks (Editorial, Nov. 27, 2012)

Turkey day a big time with local operations (Top Story, Nov. 20, 2012)

No action taken to have Hance prohibited to speak to MFB (Nov. 20, 2012)

Hampers of Hope packed for north (Nov. 20, 2012)

Sheep safely home after being stolen with trailer (Nov. 20, 2012)

Feed’s a major concern for 2013 (Editorial, Nov. 20, 2012)

Tractor pulling to farm history preservation (Top Story, Nov. 13, 2012)

‘Freedom to farm’ theme for VFBF’s convention (Nov. 13, 2012)

Troop Farms granted first FSCAP designation in Md.’s Cecil County (Nov. 13, 2012)

Ag bracing for ‘Taxmageddon’ (Editorial, Nov. 13, 2012)

Mid-Atlantic agriculture weathers Hurricane Sandy (Top Story, Nov. 6, 2012)

Chamelin named Md. shepherd of year for ’12 (Nov. 6, 2012)

Big dream comes true for Bowens’ operation (Nov. 6, 2012)

Del. families honored with Century Farm Awards (Nov. 6, 2012)

Soybean harvest rebounds for growers in Delmarva (Nov. 6, 2012)

Board grants Rick’s Butcher Shop 60-day reprieve (Nov. 6, 2012)

Keep ’em down on the farm (Editorial, Nov. 6, 2012)

• Sides to wait weeks until Hudson trial ruling (Top Story, Oct. 30. 2012)

• KCFB floats proposal to keep Hance from podium (Oct. 30, 2012)

• New dairy farmers bring latest technology to family operations (Oct. 30, 2012)

• Pleasant Valley Elsa top selling bred Angus heifer (Oct. 30, 2012)

• Food, food everywhere, and not a morsel to eat? (Editorial, Oct. 30, 2012)

• Hudson takes stand, ruling may be issued this week (Top Story, Oct. 23, 2012)

• Va. youths flock to Expo by hundreds (Oct. 23, 2012)

• Va. Tech researchers  trying to tackle FHB (Oct. 23, 2012)

• Bakerian surprised at NCCFB banquet (Oct. 23, 2012)

• Horse for stables, not tables (Editorial, Oct. 23, 2012)

• Waterkeeper-Hudson trial gets under way (Top Story, Oct. 16, 2012)

• Dorchester to research TMDL model, asks for aid (Oct. 16, 2012)

• Sussex County Farm Bureau meets for annual dinner (Oct. 16, 2012)

• Popularity on upswing with U.S ag universities (Oct. 16, 2012)

• Why is Bay Model data heeded? (Editorial, Oct. 16, 2012)

• Seed companies urge growers to ‘order early’ (Top, Story, Oct. 9, 2012)

• Bullocks, Messicks honored at KCFB event (Oct. 9, 2012)

• Twilight tour participants study apples, strawberries (Oct. 9, 2012)

• Virginia mulls Fifth Amendment (Editorial, Oct. 9, 2012)

• Md. professionals work together for ‘smart growth’ decisions (Top Story, Oct. 2, 2012)

• Word gets out about Howard Co. ag Museum (Oct. 2, 2012)

• Va. Livestock Hall of Fame in new home (Oct. 2, 2012)

• Challenge to ‘septic bill’ to be presented on Oct. 8 (Oct. 2, 2012)

• ILT virus considered tougher than average infection (Oct. 2, 2012)

• Farm Bill held for ransom? (Editorial, Oct. 2, 2012)

• Irrigation researchers find silver lining in drought (Top Story, Sept. 25, 2012)

• Vanderwende’s creamery stopping traffic on 404 (Sept. 25, 2012)

• Rep discusses child safety with Md. Ag Commissios (Sept. 25, 2012)

• Food policy: What happens next? (Editorial, Sept. 25, 2012)

• Md. considers creating network to promote horse industry (Top Story, Sept. 18, 2012)

• Boneta files suit against supervisors and Johnson (Sept. 18, 2012)

• Commissioners add two more forums to talk about SB 236 (Sept. 18, 2012)

• Fair award’s story is too good to be kept a secret (Rural Ramblings, Sept. 18, 2012)

Md. farmers: Flush ‘septic bill’ (Editorial, Sept. 18, 2012)

• QA’s commissioners don’t plan to appeal rezonings (Top Story, Sept. 11, 2012)

• Researcher wins grant to study Va. wheat needs (Sept. 11, 2012)

• Hundreds attend open forum to question proposed ‘septic bill’ (Sept. 11, 2012)

• Snodgrass takes over for Cawley to head Md. FSA (Sept. 11, 2012)

• Va. Tech entomologist: Stink bugs changing game plan (Sept. 11, 2012)

• Brown: State’s grateful for agriculture’s contributions (Sept. 11, 2012)

A woman’s touch (Editorial, Sept. 11, 2012)

• PATH, MAPP projects both stranded in dead ends (Top Story, Sept. 4, 2012)

• McKenzie crowned Miss Maryland Agriculture (Sept. 4, 2012)

• Kee said he’s keeping faith in Delmarva’s poultry industry (Sept. 4, 2012)

• Bridgeville teen wins championship in New Mexico (Sept. 4, 2012)

• What will next Farm Bill be? (Editorial, Sept. 4, 2012)

• Vilsack explains water quality trading (Top Story, Aug. 28, 2012)

• Early bean harvest to stop pests, diseases (Aug. 28, 2012)

• Cecil County Farm Bureau stages ‘tractorcade’ protest (Aug. 28, 2012)

• Vegetable, small fruit program touts recent projects (Aug. 28, 2012)

• Fair and square (Editorial, Aug. 28, 2012)

• Whalou property remains designated for agriculture (Top Story, Aug. 21, 2012)

• Steering to local trend paying off for Worrells (Aug. 21, 2012)

• Jones: All Virginia counties now have Extension agents (Aug. 21, 2012)

• Lawsuits filed in response to farm winery ordinance (Aug. 21, 2012)

• Montgomery County families are celebrated (Aug. 21, 2012)

• Judge grants Maravell a stay in wake of O’Malley letter (Aug. 21, 2012)

• Farmers’ markets are bullish (Editorial, Aug. 21, 2012)

• Young farmer programs sprouting in region (Top Story, Aug. 14, 2012)

• Fauquier’s zoning issues heat up with pitchfork protest (Aug. 14, 2012)

• Experts discuss ‘the cutting edge of farming’ at precision ag day (Aug. 14, 2012)

• Court ruling keeps some livestock farms from needing permits (Aug. 14, 2012)

• Getting to the meat of the matter (Editorial, Aug. 14, 2012)

• Young Farmers Program gets 10 started in Del. (Top Story, Aug. 7, 2012)

• Carper visits cornfield to witness effect from drought (Aug. 7, 2012)

• Queen Acres Vega-ET big news at event in Frederick (Aug. 7, 2012)

• Kratochvil honored as 25th winner of Miller Award at Classic (Aug. 7, 2012)

• Maryland Junior Angus Association members visit Kentucky (Aug. 7, 2012)

• Kudzu nymphs could create problems for soybeans (Aug. 7, 2012)

• A misuse of Superfund monies (Editorial, Aug. 7, 2012)

• MDA uses public hearings to revise regulations (Top Story, July 31, 2012)

• All ears on Hula while speaking at ’12 Classic (July 31, 2012)

• Nickersons, Cook repeat champions at Extravaganza (July 31, 2012)

• Gov. Markell unveils new exhibit that lauds poultry (July 31, 2012)

• Colburn blasts choice to honor Md. Environmental Law Clinic (July 31, 2012)

• Jennifer needs our help (Rural Ramblings, July 31, 2012)

• Gansler should investigate HSUS (Editorial, July 31, 2012)

• Livestock, poultry bracing for effects of drought (Top Story, July 24, 2012)

• Urban kids get taste of agriculture on field trip (July 24, 2012)

• Coale excited by another role at UMCP (July 24, 2012)

• Watermelon queen tour starts Aug. 1 (July 24, 2012)

• Fund’s mission intends to allow direct purchase from farms (July 24, 2012)

• Nanny state or ‘MOM’ state? (Editorial, July 24, 2012)

• Audits available for Food Safety Modernization Act (Top Story, July 17, 2012)

• Heat’s on country’s corn crop in drought (July 17, 2012)

• Place leaving UME to make return to Florida (July 17, 2012)

• Virginia continues tallying the cost of wind storms (July 17, 2012)

• Virginia Pork Industry Board directors save panels (July 17, 2012)

• Name your land grant university (Editorial, July 17, 2012)

• Nutrient management hearings start July 10 (Top Story, July 10, 2012)

• Wind storm races across area, leaving many in dark, July 10, 2012)

• Md. cattlemen meet for open house (July 10, 2012)

• Mobile health unit intended to assist migrant ag workers (July 10, 2012)

• ‘Let’s Be Shore’ project aims to improve communication (July 10, 2012)

• Put your best face forward (Editorial, July 10, 2012)

• Perdue plans to put processing plant in Pa. (Top Story, July 3, 2012)

• Md. cattlemen put on annual barbecue to laud veterans (July 3, 2012)

• Next six months seen as vital for septics law (July 3, 2012)

• Eastern Regional Junior Angus Show exhibits 164 (July 3, 2012)

• Checkoffs are no tax, let them be (Editorial, July 3, 2012)

• Nation’s first farm-based ice cream trail opens (Top Story, June 26, 2012)

• Dairy reps share ideas to get milk in schools (June 26, 2012)

• McKinnon’s down to final full week with Virginia Cattlemen’s Association (June 26, 2012)

• National debate stirs on ethanol-blended gasolines (June 26, 2012)

• KSWCD hosts annual dinner, honors Fry family (June 26, 2012)

• Poultry industry still in crosshairs (Editorial, June 26, 2012)

• NRCS official: Shore farmers acted in good faith (Top Story, June 19, 2012)

• Ripples from State Fair’s bankruptcy are still felt (June 19, 2012)

• Residents team to get new farmers’ market in Smyrna (June 19, 2012)

• Powell hears  concerns on adjustments to NM regs (June 19, 2012)

• Judge impressed with quality of 14th ABC Show (June 19, 2012)

• Don’t chicken out; count them all (Editorial, June 19, 2012)

• Delmarva weighs in on honeybee health (Top Story, June 12, 2012)

• VCA taps Carter as executive secretary (June 12, 2012)

• Sylvester launches blog series focused on life of farm women (June 12, 2012)

• Deaths a reminder of safety precautions for manure pits (June 12, 2012)

• Atrazine still sits in bull’s eye (Editorial, June 12, 2012)

• MSI parents join Maravell in fight for site (Top Story, June 5, 2012)

• Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Association still powering forward after 40 years (June 5, 2012)

• Creek named dairy woman of the year at World Expo (June 5, 2012)

• Leadership conference looking for bright spots (June 5, 2012)

• FFA group delivers ag lesson for city youths (June 5, 2012)

• Some will just never be satisfied (Editorial, June 5, 2012)

• Virginia Tech to abandon ACM covenant (Top Story, May 29, 2012)

• Area researchers demonstrate installation of gypsum curtain (May 29, 2012)

• Md. on-farm breweries go into law later this summer (May 29, 2012)

• AFP awards $10,000 in scholarships split 10 ways (May 29, 2012)

• Gavagan claims top steer, goats at Wills Spring Show (May 29, 2012)

• Sugarloaf Alpaca Co. considers spinning mill (May 29, 2012)

• Higgasons play hardball to introduce alpacas to Richmond (May 29, 2012)

• But who’s counting? ... (Editorial, May 29, 2012)

• Here’s a little progress for ag (Editorial, May 29, 2012)

• USDA drops case against Shore farmers (Top Story, May 22, 2012)

• Local ag representatives relieved to see 15-month saga end (May 22, 2012)

• Jester loses 80 percent of fields to road project (May 22, 2012)

• Akers voices concerns on coming changes (May 22, 2012)

• Fears of eliminating ‘ag’ from economics degrees discounted (May 22, 2012)

• Goliath bows to David in rematch (Editorial, May 22, 2012)

• Cecil Co. farmers offer meal plan (Editorial, May 22, 2012)

• Lohr warns Va. farmers to be aware of terrorism (Top Story, May 15, 2012)

• Festival draws 38,000 attendees (May 15, 2012)

• Berry growers warned of spotted wing drosophila (May 15, 2012)

• Virginia Ag Expo to be hosted at Grainfield (May 15, 2012)

• Alpaca association marks week with ‘Sweet 16’ party (May 15, 2012)

• Mid-Atlantic ag under attack (Editorial, May 15, 2012)

• Ag leaders talk about attitudes of consumers (Top Story, May 8, 2012)

• Wolf sets up an off-the-farm market (May 8, 2012)

• Showers don’t hamper tasks of conservation for streambank (May 8, 2012)

• Ag industry influencing strength of arsenic bill (May 8, 2012)

• Why write in an 18-month delay? (Editorial, May 8, 2012)

• In a word: ‘Whew!’ (Editorial, May 8, 2012)

• Swisher hoofing it after VCE retirement (Top Story, May 1, 2012)

• Sussex County lauds Extension Homemaker heritage (May 1, 2012)

• Maryland Angus juniors show with breeders event (May 1, 2012)

• Savage, Leigh Farm shines at Md. Spring Holstein Show (May 1, 2012)

• Mid-Atlantic farmers going viral (Editorial, May 1, 2012)

• Waterkeeper trial with Perdue-Hudson delayed (Top Story, April 24, 2012)

• DPI honors Green with Gordy award at banquet (April 24, 2012)

• ‘Switch’ to provide illustration for transition (April 24, 2012)

• Md. farmers permitted to use Avipel against birds (April 24, 2012)

• Colburn planting seed for equity (Editorial, April 24, 2012)

• Plow Days celebrates preceding generations (Top Story, April 17, 2012)

• Fabi crowned 2012 Delaware Dairy Princess (April 17, 2012)

• Wye Angus Sale cashes in $236,850 from 51 lots (April 17, 2012)

• Hoff able to manage well with beef jerky (April 17, 2012)

• Bland County, Va. property registered as a historical site (April 17, 2012)

• Mid-Atlantic growers now featured on youtube vids (April 17, 2012)

• Weathering the storm against ag (Editorial, April 17, 2012)

• Cardin urges relief for farmers in CSP case (Top Story, April 10, 2012)

• Property battle all but over for Maravell (April 10, 2012)

• MDA unveils film on farmers and the chefs who love them (April 10, 2012)

• Va. growers permitted to use Avipel to protect crops (April 10, 2012)

• McHenry sees bright future in Frederick County ag (April 10, 2012)

• Retail food ads used to help farmers get best price (April 10, 2012)

• Report a call to arms? (Editorial, April 10, 2012)

• Local trend a meat-and greet-opportunity (Top Story, April 3, 2011)

• Solutions weighed as warm winter allows radish cover crop to thrive (April 3, 2011)

• Dorchester flexes pride in support of Hudsons (April 3, 2011)

• Food-buying group denied raw milk again (April 3, 2011)

• Penn State professor lists concerns with high tunnels (April 3, 2011)

• Shorthorn breeders get commemorative photograph montage (April 3, 2011)

• ‘Flush tax’ to take ag down drain? (Editorial, April 3, 2012)

• Don’t fall off the digital train (Editorial, April 3, 2012)

• Orchardists not feeling peachy with early spring (Top Story, March 27, 2012)

• Kee reports on Brazil’s agriculture industry after trip (March 27, 2012)

• Now NRCS-retired, York proving flaws with Bay Model (March 27, 2012)

• Central Maryland women discuss entrepreneurship (March 27, 2012)

• Organically, what’s in a name? (Editorial, March 27, 2012)

• Group looks at preserving old Va. tobacco barns (Top Story, March 20, 2012)

• Memories preserved as tobacco barn remade into winery (March 20, 2012)

• Sink family commits to help others sell locally (March 20, 2012)

• Va. Tech researcher asking for another go with Avipel (March 20, 2012)

• Preaching the gospel of ag (Editorial, March 20, 2012)

• Jennings in crosshairs of eminent domain ills (Top Story, March 13, 2012)

• Maryland cattlemen hold 25th convention (March 13, 2012)

• VFBF grieves loss of State Fair of Va. to bankruptcy (March 13, 2012)

• Va. Tech’s CALS is planning for future (March 13, 2012)

• Nutrient management on organic farms still highly variable (March 13, 2012)

• Law students draw jurist’s wrath (Editorial, March 13, 2012)

• Background checks? Get real. (Editorial, March 13, 2012)

• Md. farmers protest water appropriation bill in capital (Top Story, March 6, 2012)

• Seitz steered Fauquier Livestock Exchange back from historic fire (March 6, 2012)

• Attendees urged to ‘buy local, sell global’ (March 6, 2012)

• Grain growers warned to stay current with technology (March 6, 2012)

• Md. juniors compete in state dairy competition (March 6, 2012)

• Dairy convention attendees hear of safety, vehicle permits (March 6, 2012)

• Workshop gets frank about ease of solar technology (March 6, 2012)

• Wheel of ag keeps on turning (Editorial, March 6, 2012)

• Hudson benefit nudges $100,000 for family’s cause (Top Story, Feb. 28, 2012)

• ‘Self-certification’ may be a defining battle in CSP case (Feb. 28, 2012)

• Pratts turn boy’s dream into notable Angus farm (Feb. 28, 2012)

• NCGA lauds Talbot club’s longevity on national level (Feb. 28, 2012)

• ‘Ag Week at the Mall’ a hit once again at FSK (Feb. 28, 2012)

• Growers, education officials explore farm-to-school viability (Feb. 28, 2012)

• Living in the lapse of luxury? (Editorial, Feb. 28, 2012)

• Baby lima bean holds proud spot in Delaware (Top Story, Feb. 21, 2012)

• No 4-H dairy show at Delaware State Fair this year (Feb. 21, 2012)

• Devices, apps help to make life easier for ag marketers (Feb. 21, 2012)

• Knott, mobile slaugherhouse seems to have board’s blessing (Feb. 21, 2012)

• Woodbine’s flag saga heard in Md. House hearing (Feb. 21, 2012)

• Region’s hospitals accepting Buy Local challenge (Feb. 21, 2012)

• Frederick Farm Bureau hosts officials in ag forum (Feb. 21, 2012)

• Where does CSP black hole end? (Editorial, Feb. 21, 2012)

• Delaware event connects producers, organizations (Top Story, Feb. 14, 2012)

• Serio files appeal on behalf of farmers (Feb. 14, 2012)

• ‘Woodbine flag’ gets its initial hearing before Maryland legislators (Feb. 14, 2012)

• Walkersville Homemakers Club disbands after 91 years (Feb. 14, 2012)

• Virginia’s wine industry entwined with tourism (Feb. 14, 2012)

• Great agenda, excellent cause (Editorial, Feb. 14, 2012)

• Up on new planting zones? (Editorial, Feb. 14, 2012)

• Shore farmers may see more hurdles with appeal (Top Story, Feb. 7, 2012)

• USDA’s appeals division has option to grant ‘equitable relief’ (Feb. 7, 2012)

• Community reacts to idea for mobile meat facility (Feb. 7, 2012)

• Hotchkiss, Scuse honored for helping to boost Delaware ag (Feb. 7, 2012)

• Stablers are welcomed into Md. Ag Hall of Fame (Feb. 7, 2012)

• DPI establishes ‘Chicken Day’ for state legislators (Feb. 7, 2012)

• DCFB meets with Chamber of Commerce (Feb. 7, 2012)

• EPA has become a loose cannon (Editorial, Feb. 7, 2012)

• Local officials pledge to alert Vilsack of CSP case (Top Story, Feb. 7, 2012)

• Carper hosts legislators in poultry summit (Feb. 7, 2012)

• A cow’s diet just might be a surprising one for many (Feb. 7, 2012)

• Interest rising for Maryland’s Best buyer-grower event (Feb. 7, 2012)

• VFGC taps Fugate as state’s top forage producer (Feb. 7, 2012)

• Colburn: USDA should issue farmers new contracts (Feb. 7, 2012)

• Fitzgerald retires from four-decade-long career with state (Feb. 7, 2012)

• Raw deal for raw milk? (Editorial, Feb. 7, 2012)

• NRCS wins CSP ruling, appeal to be filed (Top Story, Jan. 24, 2012)

• Participants warned to get used to price volatility (Jan. 24, 2012)

• Fruit, vegetable growers hold 33rd annual banquet (Jan. 24, 2012)

• VCE looks to advance with state direction (Jan. 24, 2012)

• Swisher honored with White Service Award (Jan. 24, 2012)

• Producers attempting to understand phytophthora (Jan. 24, 2012)

• Atrazine braces for another round (Editorial, Jan. 24, 2012)

• Thousands of Del. ag photos from ’20s, ’30s available for online viewing (Top Story, Jan. 17, 2012)

• Talbot Corn Club meets to celebrate 60th year (Jan. 12, 2012)

• Virginia to follow Md., Del. lead with VALOR program (Jan. 17, 2012)

• Franchot and Hance jump to defense of poultry trade (Jan. 17, 2012)

• Greenwood, Del. soybean grower named to ASA board (Jan. 12, 2012)

• Poultry industry vital to area (Editorial, Jan. 12, 2012)

• Delaware Ag Week set to begin on Jan. 16 (Top Story, Jan. 10, 2012

• Knott envisions starting mobile slaughterhouse in St. Mary’s Co. (Jan. 10, 2012)

• New Fauquier Livestock Exchange barn rises from ashes (Jan. 10, 2012)

• NCGA contest one for the record books (Jan. 10, 2012)

Dust in the wind ... or is it? (Editorial, Jan. 10, 2012)

• Decision on CSP case expected this month (Top Story, Jan. 3, 2012)

• Extension granted to grower on rented land (Jan. 3, 2012)

• Farm wife, teacher wins Farm Bureau book award (Jan. 3, 2012)

• Hula captures fourth national corn growing title (Jan. 3, 2012)

• Vilsack to address Delaware agriculture industry dinner attendees (Jan. 3, 2012)

• Dropping cow numbers an opportunity for Virginia cattlemen (Jan. 3, 2012)

• Property matters now up to courts (Editorial, Jan. 3, 2012)

• ‘No county can give away farmland’ (Viewpoint, Jan. 3, 2012)

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