Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge Week (July 18-26, 2015) kicked off several weeks ago at the Government House in Annapolis during the 8th Annual Buy Local Cookout. Fifteen recipes were selected out of the thirty-seven entries in the Buy Local...
When discussing futuristic technology people are no longer surprised by what inventors come up with. The thought of hover boards and flying cars really aren’t that farfetched. Drones have almost become commonplace in our everyday lives and will continue...
Living on the water in Southern Maryland is one of God’s gifts. The Chesapeake Bay, and the Patuxent and Potomac Rivers, provide recreation, livelihood, and beauty to this area. Our representatives in Annapolis have worked hard to help preserve...
The fight against prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction is an uphill one. The State’s and the nation's problem is only worsening with the increased accessibility to these life altering drugs. Countless lives have been wasted, families torn apart,...
The cost of attending college is surely on the minds of incoming college students, and their parents.  Over the past few decades the cost of attending a four-year college has skyrocketed.  In the past thirty years, tuition at four-year...
It is no secret that the small business is growing increasingly closer to becoming an endangered species. As if having to compete with larger, more prominent corporations wasn't enough to discourage small business owners, state governments seem to act...
Almost every parent has heard their child beg for riding lessons, or even a pony ride. Horses are majestic creatures, and they surround our area without being noticed as much as they could. With 16,000 equine facilities in Maryland,...
“Farms are our future” License plates can be seen in the hundreds. However, farms are not only our future, but also our past and present. The Maryland Department of Agriculture reported 1/3 of the physical land in Maryland is...
As defined by the Maryland Department of Agriculture, the Phosphorus Management Tool, commonly known as the PMT, “analyzes areas where excess phosphorus is present in the soil and identifies where a high potential for phosphorus loss exists.” Governor Martin...

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