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Maryland: Department to Phase Out Regular Use of Chlorpyrifos

Action Preserves and Protects Regulatory Framework ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) today announced that it will develop regulations to immediately phase out the regular use of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used in agricultural produ

Registration Open for 2020 Maryland Farmers Market Conference

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Registration is now open for the 2020 Maryland Farmers Market Conference being held on Wednesday, March 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Conference sessions will incl

Maryland: 2019: The Richardson Family

Family name: The Richardson Family Roger Richardson and his wife Fay have farms in Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset counties. Richardson Farm dates back to 1767. Roger currently operates the farm with his daughter, grandson, and great-grandson, while Fay