December 21, 2016
Alison Prost, Maryland Executive Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), issued this statement today following the announcement by the Natural Resources Conservation Service that CBF received a Regional Conservation Partnership (RCPP) award to funnel $1.1 million worth of conservation practices to Maryland livestock farmers.
December 16, 2016
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe's Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal included approximately $10 million in funding for agricultural best management practices, significantly less than last year's appropriation of $61.7 million.
Cumberland County Setting the Pace for Farm Inspections in Pennsylvania's Rebooted Clean Water Strategy
November 17, 2016
Cumberland County is getting positive reaction from farmers, as one of 28 conservation districts conducting farm inspections as prescribed in Pennsylvania's rebooted strategy to reduce pollution from agriculture.
November 1, 2016
Farming in Pennsylvania is the backbone of our culture, economy, and communities.
Conservation District Commitments to Do Farm Inspections Can Help Get Pennsylvania Back on Track toward Its Clean Water Goals
September 30, 2016
According to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), efforts in Pennsylvania to reduce pollution from agriculture received a welcome boost when conservation districts in 28 counties agreed to inspect local farms as prescribed by the Commonwealth's clean water strategy.
September 21, 2016
Pennsylvania is significantly behind in meeting its clean water commitments, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has identified the five counties that contribute the most pollution from agriculture and that would return the greatest reductions for new restoration dollars.
September 16, 2016
As we discussed last week, one of the most cost-effective ways to rid our waters of pollution is to implement best management practices (BMPs) on farms throughout the watershed.
September 13, 2016
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is calling on Pennsylvania and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to focus additional investments in five south-central counties to accelerate pollution reductions from agriculture.
September 9, 2016
Pollution is the enemy of clean water. And if we want to leave a legacy of clean water to future generations, we need to take action.
July 29, 2016
Miles from the countryside, surrounded by townhomes and busy city streets in Prince George's County, Maryland, one organization is working to serve as a model for urban farming operations.