MD farmers are required under a 1998 law to report every year on how they're limiting use of animal manure & chemicals to fertilize their crops. but unless there's public access to records showing how they're doing on reducing pollution in Chesapeake Bay, enforcement isn't possible. As part of a 7-year legal struggle between Waterkeeper Alliance on one side & MD Dept of Agriculture & MD's Farm Bureau on the other, the high court is now evaluating record access.

MD farmers are required under a 1998 law to report every year on how they're limiting use of animal manure & chemicals to fertilize their crops. but unless there's public access to records showing how they're doing on reducing pollution in Chesapeake Bay, enforcement isn't possible. As part of a 7-year legal struggle between Waterkeeper Alliance on one side & MD Dept of Agriculture & MD's Farm Bureau on the other, the high court is now evaluating record access.

Before you add or replace fencing on your horse property, get familiar with the pros, cons, and costs of your many choices in materials.

Before you add or replace fencing on your horse property, get familiar with the pros, cons, and costs of your many choices in materials.

Hopewell Farm - Equine Farm Management

Hopewell Farm - Equine Farm Management

Phoenix, Arizona, is located in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zone 9, making it one of the warmer climates you can find in the United States. If you're accustomed to growing vegetables in other climates, you may be surprised at Phoenix's planting calendar. Unlike northern climates, where you plant most vegetables in late spring or...

Phoenix, Arizona, is located in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zone 9, making it one of the warmer climates you can find in the United States. If you're accustomed to growing vegetables in other climates, you may be surprised at Phoenix's planting calendar. Unlike northern climates, where you plant most vegetables in late spring or...

DIY Plant Markers for Your Garden- Creative plant labels and plant markers are a great way to mark your plants and garden.

DIY Plant Markers for Your Garden- Creative plant labels and plant markers are a great way to mark your plants and garden.

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