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Agriculture

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  • Agricultural leaders of Harford celebrated

    Agricultural leaders of Harford celebrated
    The musical stylings of Local Knowledge flowed through the country air as more than 200 Harford County farmers, politicians and other officials crowded onto a barn near Jarrettsville Saturday evening to celebrate Harford County's agricultural leaders....
  • UMBC announces major construction projects

    UMBC announces major construction projects
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, officials announced that a number of construction projects will soon be under way on campus, including a larger arena and a more welcoming entrance. The announcement came during the university's annual meeting...
  • O'Malley signs transgender rights bill

    O'Malley signs transgender rights bill
    Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday making Maryland one of a handful of states to extend anti-discrimination laws to protect transgender people. The transgender rights legislation, which prohibits discrimination in employment and housing,...
  • Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer

    Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer
    For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor. But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing...
  • Moth never seen in U.S. before found in Baltimore

    Moth never seen in U.S. before found in Baltimore
    An agriculturally destructive moth species never before seen in the United States was found in a shipment of Chinese soybeans at the port of Baltimore, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Friday. The insect species, Nemapogon gersimovi,...
  • Harford Christian wins eighth straight county Envirothon

    Harford Christian wins eighth straight county Envirothon
    Harford Christian School kept its winning streak alive in Friday's 2014 Harford County Envirothon, the eighth straight triumph for the northern Harford School. Teams from eight Harford County public and private high schools were at Camp Spencer at the...
  • Federal help for Chesapeake Bay cleanup announced

    Federal help for Chesapeake Bay cleanup announced
    The Obama administration announced Tuesday that farmers in the Chesapeake Bay region can vie for a share of $400 million available nationwide for reducing erosion and polluted runoff from fields and feedlots. Robert Bonnie, undersecretary for natural...
  • First seniors graduating from N. Harford agricultural magnet program

    First seniors graduating from N. Harford agricultural magnet program
    Harford County's high school graduation season begins Wednesday, and among the 278 seniors who will receive their diplomas during North Harford High School's commencement ceremony at APGFCU Area will be 35 boys and girls who are the first to complete...
  • Time to evaluate magnet programs in Harford schools [Editorial]

    Time to evaluate magnet programs in Harford schools [Editorial]
    The newest of the magnet programs for advanced high school students in Harford County saw its first class of graduates earn their diplomas this spring. At North Harford High School, the 35 students enrolled in the Natural Resources and Agricultural...
  • Annapolis police officer not guilty of assault

    Annapolis police officer not guilty of assault
    A high-ranking Annapolis police officer was found not guilty Tuesday of assaulting his wife at their home in Easton. Capt. Christopher A. Amoia was charged with second-degree assault on April 4. Easton police said the alleged victim told police the...
  • More Maryland gardeners are turning to their native roots

    More Maryland gardeners are turning to their native roots
    When Kay McConnell's daughter moved with the rest of her classmates into Friends School's new middle-school building, the kids seemed out of sorts in the unfamiliar space. It was as if they missed the coziness of the cramped quarters that had been their...
  • Hughes' endorsement doesn't mean much for ordinary Marylanders [Letter]

    Hughes' endorsement doesn't mean much for ordinary Marylanders [Letter]
    Harry Hughes, who worked longer as a lobbyist for big business than as Maryland's governor, has endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in this year's gubernatorial primary. That is probably honest, since Mr. Brown seems to be strongly pro-business. But it does...