Maryland’s wild oyster harvest doubles from 2018

Despite having fewer days to work, Maryland watermen harvested nearly twice as many wild oysters last season as they did the previous year, state officials report. Even so, a new study finds the state’s population of bivalves is in much better shape now than it was two years ago, with abundance up and overfishing down. […]

Delay seen likely on chicken fertilizer regulations

The Hogan administration is weighing a one-year delay in restrictions on fertilizing farm fields with animal manure after a Salisbury University professor said the state is not prepared to deal with the impact of the pollution-prevention regulation on Eastern Shore grain and poultry growers. Dr. Memo Diriker, Director of Salisbury’s Business Economic and Community Outreach […]