A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Washington patrols the Potomac River in a 25-foot Response Boat-Small in Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 2018. The members conducted security patrols along with partner agencies for the State of the Union address. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef

Coast Guard urges safe boating practices during busy holiday weekend

News Release, United States Coast Guard PORTSMOUTH, Va. ?— The Coast Guard reminds mariners and beachgoers to exercise caution and practice safe

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A winter cover crop of crimson clover in a farm field in Clinton County, PA. It not only helps to fix nitrogen in the soil but can be used for forage. (Lisa Blazure)

Soil health practices increasingly helping farmers hit pay dirt

By: Ad Crable, BayJournal.com This article originally appeared in the Bay Journal and is reprinted with permission. As he has

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Reducing nutrient pollution from agriculture has been a challenge throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. Pennsylvania has the most farms in the Bay watershed and fallen far short on its pollution reduction goals. Dave Harp

PA to get largest share of federal funds to help cut Chesapeake Bay pollution

By: Karl Blankenship, BayJournal.com The federal government is steering $6 million in grants to help states curb agricultural runoff in

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