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Plant hardiness zones shift; conditions average 5 degrees warmer

Just in time for spring, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an updated Plant Hardiness Zone Map for the country.

Study: Less Delmarva poultry waste in Chesapeake Bay than EPA claims

Findings from a new University of Delaware study indicate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has overestimated the amount of chicken manure in nutrient runoff that originated with the Delmarva poultry industry and enters the Chesapeake Bay.

Farmland Values Increasing

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