May 23, 2019
Farmers are increasingly using cover crops, no-till and reduced tillage
January 03, 2019
Cover crops are one of the many ways farmers are reducing pollution
February 21, 2018
The family operation adopts unique technology and a spirit of innovation in a county named for Ben Franklin
February 25, 2014
Case studies show best management practices have lowered pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.
August 01, 2012
Dairy farmer Luke Brubaker's sustainable agriculture practices ensures his land will stay in the family for generations to come.
February 22, 2012
Farmers planted nearly 430,000 acres of cover crops in fall 2011, the largest planting in Md. history.
August 17, 2011
More than 1,700 Md. farmers will plant 550,000 acres of winter grains this fall through the state's Cover Crop Program.
January 31, 2011
Maryland farmers planted a record 398,679 acres of cover crops on their farms last fall, exceeding the state's cover crop goal.
July 05, 2010
Maryland farmers will plant more than 500,000 acres of winter grains
November 01, 2006
It's no secret that agricultural runoff in the Bay watershed contributes a significant amount of nitrogen and phosphorous to Bay waters. Exc