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ice cream trail maryland
Agriculture

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and explore what Maryland has to offer. What better way to start than a trip to one of our many dairy farms or local ice cream shops for a sweet treat? July is National Ice Cream Month, giving Marylanders a delicious way

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Perdue Salisbury 50th anniversary
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It was 50 years ago that Perdue purchased its Salisbury, Md. plant, kicking off a product that we now know as the number one fresh chicken brand in the nation. After renovating its newly-acquired Route 50 facility in 1967, the company processed its first PERDUE® branded chicken right here in

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Maryland Agriculture Farm
AgricultureMaryland Living

Guest feature: Jason Schellhardt is the Director of Communications for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Did you know that most of life’s necessities – food, fiber, clothing and shelter – start with agriculture? March 20 is National Agriculture Day, which recognizes the contributions of

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Maryland Buy Local Christmas Trees
AgricultureMaryland Living

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest.

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Pumpkins Agri-tourism Maryland
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Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Crisp, autumn days are here and Maryland’s fall agri-tourism season has started. Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder encourages all Marylanders to get out on a farm to experience

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Maryland Farms Tractor
Agriculture

Are you looking to get a new agricultural business or technology up-and-running? Do you think you have what it takes to change the agriculture industry? The MidAtlantic Farm Credit is looking for innovative idea-makers and entrepreneurs for its upcoming #AgPitch17 contest. #AgPitch17 is a Shark Tank inspired competition featuring a

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Maryland Crabs
AgricultureTourism

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a new initiative focused on promoting Maryland’s outstanding seafood to domestic and international travelers. The Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail, which kicks off this month in celebration of National Seafood Month, features a virtual tour highlighting more than 100 of the state’s seafood restaurants, as

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Maryland Crabs
AgricultureEnvironmentalMaryland Living

Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. As summer gets underway, it is time for Marylanders to get reacquainted with one of the state’s most beloved pastimes: enjoying fresh, locally sourced and produced crab

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Salisbury Wicomico Agriculture
Agriculture

Guest feature: David Ryan is the Executive Director for Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development. Follow along with SWED on Facebook and Twitter. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development, Inc. recently released its third video in a series highlighting the local community. The latest video showcases the entrepreneurial and career opportunities in the agriculture and agribusiness industry

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Maryland Thanksgiving Turkey
AgricultureMaryland Economy

From appetizers to dessert and everything in between, you can help power Maryland’s economy and support local farmers and businesses by buying local this Thanksgiving. Here are some ideas for incorporating locally-produced food and goods into your Thanksgiving meal. Turkey Locally-raised turkeys have superior flavor, as evidenced by the high

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