September 25, 2020
CBF is applauding new legislation in the state Senate that will offer financial support that farmers in Pennsylvania want and need so they can keep soil on the land, reduce polluted runoff into local streams, and protect their long-term viability.
August 12, 2020
A proposed program aims to help Pennsylvania farmers and bring the state back on track toward meeting its clean water goals.
July 29, 2020
A new study, led by CBF, on five Pennsylvania farms is exploring how farmers can implement silvopasture cost-effectively and successfully.
May 15, 2020
Our weekly roundup of engaging, educational, and inspirational Bay content to enjoy at home during the age of COVID-19.
May 13, 2020
What worms, a shovel, and some water can tell you about the miraculous world beneath your feet.
April 16, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced today that it will contribute more than $770,000 to efforts by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and partners to efforts to reduce pollution from agriculture in Maryland.
General Assembly Approves Legislation to Help Farmers Make Environmental Improvements; Other Environmental Priorities Fail to Pass in Shortened Session
March 18, 2020
The Maryland General Assembly passed legislation to help farmers add environmental best practices to their land, but the shortened session due to the spread of coronavirus left many environmental and other issues unaddressed.
March 12, 2020
Sens. Bob Casey and Shelley Moore Capito and Reps. Marcia Fudge and Glenn Thompson have introduced companion bills in the Senate and the House that direct the Department of Agriculture to measure, evaluate, and report on the effectiveness of its conservation programs.
March 3, 2020
The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates have passed legislation to accelerate farmers’ adoption of key conservation practices to enable Virginia to meet Chesapeake Bay water quality goals by the end of 2025 (HB 1422 and SB704).
February 26, 2020
On Tuesday, Maryland farmers and environmental advocates testified in favor of new legislation to help farmers more easily add long-term, fixed natural filters such as tree buffers and grass pastures to farms.
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