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What Maryland Farmers Want You To Know About Wheat and Glyphosate

What Maryland Farmers Want You To Know About Wheat and Glyphosate

Myth: Farmers douse wheat with Roundup/glyphosate prior to harvest Truth: Roundup, which is the most common brand name for the herbicide containing the active ingredient glyphosate, is rarely if ever used by Maryland farmers as a pre-harvest treatment on wheat....
Ice Cream Cones, Soybeans, Rain and Beetles

Ice Cream Cones, Soybeans, Rain and Beetles

(POOLESVILLE, MARYLAND) – Mid-June 2017 – Over at a farm called “Surmont,” Eric Spates watches his new farmhand begin to master round-baling hay. “He just started,” Spates explains. “There’s an art to it. The first couple ones look like ice cream cones, and then...
4 things you won’t find on Maryland food labels

4 things you won’t find on Maryland food labels

(SUDLERSVILLE, MARYLAND) – Food packaging performs several functions: It protects the food inside, creates convenience and portion control, and perhaps most importantly provides nutritional information and ingredient listings of the food inside. Here are four...