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Farmer Launches Skin Care Line Made Of Pig Lard

A farmer is launching his own line of beauty products made from pig lard.


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Pumpkin Patches in Maryland and Virginia

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.


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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

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.


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Neurological Disease Confirmed in Va. Horse

An equine neurological disease caused by a virus has been confirmed in a horse from Northern Virginia.


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Victim in 1986 Slaying Identified

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.


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Congress Eyes Milk Prices, Politics in Farm Talks

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.