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Lower Shore farmers skeptical of clean bay bill


December 9, 2009
By Delmarva Now

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December 4, 2009, Snow
Hill, MD – Snow Hill farmer Virgil Shockley must buy fertilizer to spread on
his fields, even though his chicken houses produce enough manure to do the job.


December 4, 2009, Snow
Hill, MD – Snow Hill farmer Virgil Shockley must buy fertilizer to spread on
his fields, even though his chicken houses produce enough manure to do the job.

Maryland regulations limit
how much nitrogen-rich manure he can use for fertilizer – just one example of
how he said the state’s farmers are making sacrifices to help improve water
quality in the Chesapeake Bay.

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