• Virginia crop report forecasts production drops

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The latest Virginia crop report forecasts drops in soybean, corn, cotton and peanut production. The report says soybean production for Virginia is forecast at 22.9 million bushels, down 9 percent from…

  • Most crops in Delaware, Maryland survive nor’easter

    LAUREL, Del. (AP) — Farmers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and in Delaware say most crops survived last week’s heavy rainfall. The Daily Times ( ) reports the nor’easter that hit the area last week left…

  • Md. offers grants promoting specialty crops

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Agriculture says it wants to fund projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops such as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits and nursery crops. The agency…

  • How rising temperatures affect apple crops (Video)

    It\’s apple harvest time throughout the region, but the global problem of rising temperatures is affecting crops.