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Switching to grazing helps farmers, Chesapeake Bay

As a restoration scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Rob Schnabel shuttles around Western Maryland in his hybrid car persuading farmers to switch to grazing -- which is healthier, eco-friendly and more profitable than confinement farming, where cows are kept in stalls and injected with antibiotics.

Tags: Chesapeake Bay , Chesapeake Bay Foundation , Rob Schnabel , grazing , Farm Stewardship Program

Friday - 10/15/2010, 02:00am EDT

Drought severe in parts of Western Maryland

Parts of Western Maryland are in an extreme drought for the first time this year, while a portion of Frederick County is in a severe drought.

Tags: Drought , drought watch , crops , Michelle Basch , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 09/10/2010, 11:29am EDT

Farmers: It's too late to salvage some crops

No amount of rainfall at this point in the year will help salvage corn.

Tags: Drought , drought watch , Corn , soybeans , Frederick

Wednesday - 09/08/2010, 12:41pm EDT