On March 23, Dorchester’s Economic Development Department hosted a meeting of 40 farmers for a presentation by Hurlock-based Marvesta Shrimp on the RDM Grower Program, a new franchise and production initiative the 10-year old company launched in pa…

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The Dorchester Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting at the East New Market Volunteer Fire Department last month was an important reminder of the critical need to preserve and promote the county’s agricultural businesses. Whether protecting local farm…

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The Midshore Riverkeepers recently announced that funding is available to help farmers in the Choptank watershed develop, fund and implement pollution-reduction projects. The organization received a $130,000 agricultural outreach grant by the Nationa…

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