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A Maryland Egg Producer Plans to Cut Energy Costs and Create Electricity with USDA Rural Development and State Support

Monday was breezy in rural Maryland, but a crowd of about 70 was in high spirits as federal, state and local officials gathered at Sunnyside Farms to inaugurate a new solar panel system that will reduce power costs at this major egg producing facility. Read more »

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Plan Ahead

Cross-posted from the FoodSafety.gov blog.

Thanksgiving is closer than you think. If you’re thinking about having a traditional turkey dinner, now is the time to begin planning the big meal. Planning ahead can help ensure that the special meal is successful, safe, and stress-free. Read more »

Pennsylvania Ag Producers Learn about Biofuels Production Opportunities

Bill Wehry, (left) USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director for Pennsylvania addresses the audience at the Pennsylvania Biofuels Summit

Bill Wehry, (left) USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director for Pennsylvania addresses the audience at the Pennsylvania Biofuels Summit

Over 50 biofuel stakeholders and agricultural leaders participated in Pennsylvania’s Biofuels Forum on October 27th. Read more »