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Farmers frustrated by MD’s phosphorous rules

October 9, 2013  by  Marg Land

October 9, 2013, Salisbury, MD — Lower Shore farmers concerned about Maryland’s plan to change when and how they can apply poultry manure to their crops filled a room for a recent public hearing.

After explaining the phosphorus management tool will be phased in during the next year for farms with a fertility index value of 150 or higher, Maryland Department of Agriculture officials listened as farmers detailed concerns and frustration with the proposal. READ MORE


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