By: Devin Doolan The COVID-19 pandemic has blown Maryland’s dairy industry into uncharted waters, but Brooks Long, a seventh generation dairy farmer in Williamsport, MD, has found success during a time when many local operations are dwindling. He and his wife, Katie, bought their dairy operation in 2009, but it […]
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Katie Dotter-Pyle, Co-Owner and Farmer at Cow Comfort Inn Dairy and Creamery, has put together this video explaining why dairy farmers were forced to dump some of the milk they produced as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. Her explanation was so thorough that she is now being interviewed by various […]
By: Sarah Everhart According to Chip MacLeod, Esq. the Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort has focused on non-point sources such as agriculture, septic tanks, and stormwater and ignored the impacts of the mighty Susquehanna River as the single largest source of pollution to Chesapeake Bay and the Conowingo Dam factor. […]
By: Nicole Cook This year’s virtual conference will cover marketing and processing, and hemp production and management, including organic cultivation. In addition, this year’s conference will again include a stellar panel to discuss the current state of federal and state regulations for hemp. Jim Drews from Maryland Department of […]
By Sarah Everhart Bobby Whitescarver and his wife Jeanne Hoffman operate Meadowview Farm, a cow-calf operation in Swoope, Virginia. According to Whitescarver, they have implemented many best management practices in order to limit environmental impacts to the Middle River that runs through their farm. “Our farm produces wholesome beef and […]