phosphorous http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Maryland Agriculture Secretary Pitches New Phosphorus Rules to Farmers in Salisbury http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/maryland-agriculture-secretary-pitches-new-phosphorus-rules-farmers-salisbury <p>The public meeting last night on the new state regulations on handling chicken manure got a packed house at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center.</p><p>The new rules that are designed to prevent phosphorus from contaminating the Chesapeake Bay found Maryland Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance explaining the new rules in a 30 day public comment period.</p><p>He admitted that he was still unsure as to how they would affect farmers but said there was enough time for stakeholders to find out.</p><p>They go into effect October 18<sup>th</sup>.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:41:37 +0000 Don Rush 42611 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Maryland Agriculture Secretary Pitches New Phosphorus Rules to Farmers in Salisbury Maryland's Revised Phosphorous Rules to be Phased In http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/marylands-revised-phosphorous-rules-be-phased <p>The Maryland Department of Agriculture has released changes to proposed regulations that would crackdown on pollution from phosphorous after pulling them late last month.</p><p>The new revised rules would be phased in through October of 2014.</p><p>This will give farmers time to look at their nutrient management plans to gage how much their application of manure will be affected by the new regulations.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:36:17 +0000 Don Rush 40679 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Maryland's Revised Phosphorous Rules to be Phased In New Maryland Emergency Fertilizer Rules Could Be Phased In http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/new-maryland-emergency-fertilizer-rules-could-be-phased <p>Maryland Department of Agriculture pulls emergency fertilizer regulations. However, there are expectations that the new rule will be phased in overtime.&nbsp; Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush reports:</p><p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:16:46 +0000 Don Rush 40172 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net New Maryland Emergency Fertilizer Rules Could Be Phased In