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How to Choose the Perfect Ears of Sweet Corn

How to Choose the Perfect Ears of Sweet Corn

Maryland’s sweet corn is one of our classic summer veggies, eagerly awaited from the first day the air warms in spring. Unlike tomatoes, peaches and watermelon, which keep you waiting and waiting in anticipation, sweet corn comes in early and, thanks to farmers who...
Lure of Livestock Draws Family to Farming

Lure of Livestock Draws Family to Farming

(CENTREVILLE, MARYLAND) He said: “I’m going to buy this farm.” She said: “Are you out of your mind?” This family changed careers to raise chickens. They’re thrilled they did.Tim and Kim Austin, who raise chickens for Mountaire Farms, joined the ranks of the 2 percent...