Press Releases

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Socially Disadvantaged Farmer Training

Press Release: Senator Van Hollen Introduces Bill to Improve Assistance for Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

Advocates praise changes to improve efficiency, transparency and accountability for underserved farmers and ranchers For Immediate Release May 15, 2018 ...
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Farmers and Anti-Hunger Advocates Call on Gov. Hogan to Use Budget Surplus to Fight Food-Insecurity and Support Local Agriculture

For Immediate Release March 19, 2018 Millersville, MD (March 19, 2018) – In conjunction with Maryland Agriculture Week, declared by ...
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Weis Markets Chicken Thighs

Press Release: New Campaign Asks Weis Markets to Adopt Responsible Antibiotics Policy for Store-Brand Chicken

Regional Grocery Chain Sells Sanderson Farms Chicken, Poultry Company Routinely Using Medically Important Antibiotics For Immediate Release January 30, 2018 ...
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Governor Hogan’s 2019 State Budget Fails to Fund the MD Farms and Families Act

Agriculture and anti-hunger community will continue to urge the Governor to fund Law that fights food insecurity and directly invests ...
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Press Release: Maryland Agricultural Stakeholders Unite in Support of Funding the Md. Farms and Family Act

One hundred farmers and agriculture-related small businesses petition Governor Hogan to fund the MD Farms and Family Act that helps ...
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