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  • Targeted Funding to These Important Pennsylvania Counties Is Key to Cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay

    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.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    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.

  • CBF Prioritizes Five Pennsylvania Counties to Jumpstart Cleanup Efforts

    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.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    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.

  • Farmer Spotlight: Eco-City Farms

    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.

  • The Importance of Clean Water to Herd Health

    June 22, 2016

    On his first week on the job as a veterinarian back in 1993, Scott Nordstrom treated a case that would stick with him the rest of his life.

  • Farmer Spotlight: Sassafras Creek Farm

    May 27, 2016

    In honor of Military Appreciation Month, today's story features military couple David and Jennifer Paulk who went from serving our country to now serving our community.

  • Benefits of Soil Health Extend beyond Farm

    May 11, 2016

  • Farmer Spotlight: Gravel Springs Farms

    April 29, 2016

    The story of Gravel Springs Farms is of a driven young couple--Paul and Emma Sorenson--who wanted to make a difference in the lives of others.

  • Farmer Spotlight: Birds Eye View Farm

    April 20, 2016

    Our featured farmer this month manages a unique operation inWorcester County, Maryland. Carole Morison, co-owner of Birds Eye View Farm in Pocomoke City has spent years speaking out against the big chicken companies who dominate the food industry and the landscape.

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