The exhibit about the United Farm Workers activist is the first in the National Portrait Gallery's "One Life" series to be devoted to a Latina.
A program intended to keep streams cleaner — and ultimately improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay — isn't catching on with all of the Virginia cattle farmers that it was supposed to attract.
Two less-than-popular creatures are emerging with the warmer weather. Mike Raupp, professor of entomology, has some advice for the beleaguered.
A new law could change the landscape for urban agriculture in D.C.
Maryland's oyster trade is evolving as more watermen give up "hand tonging" and move into aquaculture.
The state House has approved a measure that essentially would legalize industrial hemp production whenever the federal government does.
Farmers and gardeners in Maryland use pesticides classed as neonicotinoids because they aren't toxic to humans, but the effects on the state's bee population has been devastating.
Del. Jeff Waldstreicher says carcasses
of dead horses are being transported on Maryland roads bound for
slaughterhouses in both Canada and Mexico, and he wants to stop it.
The first commercial-scale hop production and processing facility in the region is being planned out in Loudoun County, further adding to the region's burgeoning beer business.
In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system...
Charities and social services organizations have tried to tackle poverty for years. But what if...
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