Cover Crop Planting Date Extension Announced

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Due to recent excessive rainfall and wet field conditions across the state, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) has announced an extension of the planting deadline for farmers who signed up for grants to plant fall cover crops. Farmers now have until Nov. 12, 2021, to plant qualifying cover crops of wheat, spelt, rye, and triticale in their fields.…

Farm Journal Hosting Virtual Farm Tour

Nutrient Management Strategies and Innovation Headline Virtual Farmer Meeting October 22  Lenexa, Kan., (October 11, 2021) — Farmers and landowners are encouraged to join their peers from Maryland’s Catoctin Creek Watershed on Oct. 22 for a free virtual event focused on strategies for incorporating conservation agriculture and soil health practices to create stronger farm businesses.…