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Maryland WeatherForecasters are giving us a 20 to 30 percent chance of seeing some showers sometime on Thursday, Friday or Saturday afternoon. The cloud cover that comes with these little disturbances will keep afternoon temperatures from reaching the triple-digit...
Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:A bit of rain last week put a little more moisture into Maryland’s soil. The weekly Weather & Crops report said 80 percent of the state’s topsoil is “short” to “very short” of moisture,...
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Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Maryland soils and crops have had a good drink since Saturday, according to the latest USDA “Weather & Crops” report. The percentage of pasture in “poor” or “very poor” condition has...
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Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Rain last week gave a boost to Maryland crops for the second week in a row. The latest USDA Weather & Crops report quotes a Maryland crop reporter: “Heavy rains on [Aug. 14] … The rain was......
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Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The weekly USDA “Weather & Crops” report is in. Irene had an impact on Maryland’s croplands, some good, some bad. The crop reporter said, “Still assessing crop damage from Irene. Corn was mostly affected...
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Healthful food and vending machines don't exactly mix. Vending machines are typically seen as antithetical to good health, with the industry criticized for contributing to childhood obesity and targeted by new rules requiring calorie disclosure. But...
Farm subsidies could finally be on the chopping block. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently acknowledged that corn and ethanol "subsidies need to be phased out" over time. And on a swing through Iowa, Mr. Vilsack suggested that the Obama...
It is time to smash some bug eggs. This is a citizen-based action, somewhat gooey, recommended by authorities who are battling a Maryland pest, the brown marmorated stink bug. Squashing an adult bug generates an unpleasant odor that gives the bug its...
Here they come. Three neighboring jurisdictions are set to launch the latest editions of their winter restaurant promotions. Baltimore County's promotion starts Jan. 14, Baltimore City's starts Jan. 21, and Howard County's starts Jan. 17. The news...
The emerald ash borer, an invasive Asian insect deadly to ash trees, has turned up in trees and traps in three locations in Howard County, accelerating the threat to hundreds of thousands of valuable shade trees in Baltimore and its suburbs. The beetle's...
David Crowl, a dairy farmer from Street, was among more than 65 Dairy Farmers of America Inc. board members and young cooperators who visited Capitol Hill last month to discuss issues affecting the dairy industry. DFA members and staff convened in...
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