ANNAPOLIS, MD (Jan. 12, 2022) –The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) has launched a brand new video sequence that spotlights Maryland farmers who’re making a distinction for our state’s pure assets and the Chesapeake Bay.
‘Maryland Farmers: Partners in Conservation’ showcases native farmers and the conservation tasks they’ve put in to handle manure, safeguard native streams, construct wholesome soils, and shield the pure assets that all of us rely upon. You can watch the sequence on the MDA web site or go to the division’s YouTube channel.
“Our new video series invites viewers to the farm to learn firsthand about conservation projects—both large and small—that Maryland farmers have installed to restore natural resources and make daily farm chores easier,” stated Secretary Joe Bartenfelder. “Whether you’re a farmer with a conservation project in mind or someone who is curious about how farmers grow our food, there’s something for everyone in this series of short videos.”
There are at the moment three movies obtainable for viewing with a number of new movies beneath building. Here’s a rundown on the movies now obtainable for viewing:
- In the Manure Management video (3:35), you’ll meet two Frederick County livestock farmers who’ve put in waste storage programs on their farms to guard native streams, enhance operations and make every day chores simpler.
- The Stream Restoration video (4:50), includes a Baltimore County beef farmer who’s bettering water high quality.
- The Engineering and Technology video (2:34), highlights the vary of free conservation providers which are obtainable to Maryland farmers who wish to set up finest administration practices to guard soil, water and residing assets.
Additional movies might be posted in coming weeks. Future subjects will give attention to pasture administration strategies to save lots of on feed prices and enhance animal well being, nutrient administration for better effectivity, and the wonders of wetlands to enhance water high quality and wildlife.
For extra info on MDA’s Resource Conservation applications, please go to the web site.