October means haunted hayrides, corn mazes and, most importantly, pumpkins. There are a variety of pumpkin patches and fall festivals on farms in Maryland and Virginia that can help you transition into the fall season.
A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
An equine neurological disease caused by a virus has been confirmed in a horse from Northern Virginia.
State police say they’ve identified a murder victim whose decomposed remains were found in a shallow grave on a western Maryland farm in 1986.
The fight over renewing the nation’s farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices.