Genetic Engineering Important Recent Ag Change

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Originally published in the Frederick News Post FREDERICK — Though controversial, genetic engineering — a technology used to insert genes from different species into agricultural plants and animals by directly manipulating DNA in a laboratory — is considered the most important change in agriculture in the last decade. Genetically modified…

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Farmers Cooperative named 2007 Frederick County Agri-Business of the Year

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During “Ag Week at the Mall”, two prestigious awards were given Saturday evening at the Fredericktowne Mall. Farmers Cooperative Association, Inc., of 820 E. South Street, Frederick, was named Frederick County Agri-Business of the Year. Accepting the award on behalf of Farmers Cooperative was Chester Martin, General Manager.  Farmers Cooperative…

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