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Here comes the rain: Expert tips for wet weather driving When it comes to driving in the rain, windshield wipers, headlights and brakes will only get you so far. More than 1 million car crashes occur each year as a result of weather conditions, according to the Federal Highway Administration. Most of them have to do with wet roadways, and many of them could likely be prevented by the right set of tires. As El Niño looms in the West, and the inevitable April showers approach elsewhere, drivers across the United States should turn their attention to the rubber that…

Maryland Soybean Board announces 2015 cover crop program sees best participation yet. ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND -MARCH 01, 2016 A small airplane swoops low over a field of golden soybeans, and then zooms back up into the air before making another round at Maryland Soybean Board member Schmidt Farms, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. “What we’re doing is an aerial application of cover crops,” explains Hans Schmidt, on a sunny day last fall. “Applying the cover crop seeds while the original crop is still in the field allows us to take advantage of seed mixes that produce dual results for soil health.”…

The Baltimore Whiskey Company announces availability of single barrel Rye Whiskey: the first Rye distilled in Baltimore in decades. Barrel #001 will be bottled separately and available to reserve before official bottling in 2018. Baltimore, Maryland: The Baltimore Whiskey Company is proud to announce pre-sales for a limited run of single barrel rye whiskey, the first rye whiskey distilled in Baltimore in more than 50 years. Already distilled and and aging, their first barrel will be cracked and bottled in 2018. 200 bottles from barrel number 001 will be made available for pre-sale at the Baltimore Whiskey Company distillery located in…

Serving Those Who Served When Cpl. Matt Foster left Afghanistan after his tour of duty in 2013, he didn’t know whether he would ever see his K-9 partner again. For nine months, Foster and Sgt. Mick, a black Labrador retriever, lived and worked together keeping the military compound at Camp Leatherneck and the surrounding area in Helmand Province safe from explosive attack. Foster’s interest in becoming a military dog handler in the Marine Corps came from a high school friend who served and ultimately lost his life in Afghanistan. “I’d always loved dogs and this seemed like a good fit…

Swap Up for Big Game Day Chicken wings, guacamole, and cheesy dips are America’s top choices for most Big Game day menus, but the same recipes year after year can get tiring. Forget the same-old spread and surprise your guests with a little more taste and pizazz this year. Put these tips into play for a winning combination your team can celebrate. Swap Up with Sausage. Transform typical dishes, by swapping sausage into recipes, such as chili and nachos, which typically incorporate ground beef. The built-in flavor lends great taste and convenience to these dishes. Instead of chips and queso,…

Whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple or with your entire extended family, there’s one thing you likely won’t forget to bring on your trip: your smartphone or tablet. Nearly two-thirds of Americans are now smartphone owners, according to the Pew Research Center, and almost half own a tablet. Right next to socks and a toothbrush, your mobile device is one of the most important and useful items you’ll bring with you. These devices are meant to be mobile and while on the road, our mobile devices help us navigate new places, entertain us during long flights and keep us connected to back…

Harbour House Crabs, an online leader in the mail order crab and seafood business that has been shipping fresh from the Eastern Shore for nearly 20 years, announced today that in coordination with Chef Jeremy Bricker they have published their first cookbook, appropriately named iLoveCrabs. HARRISBURG, PA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER, 2015 The book was inspired by the passion, love and taste of the Chesapeake Bay area and celebrates the undeniable desire and traditions of eating and sharing the blue crab. For centuries, Maryland has been synonymous with blue crabs and the wonderful way they bring family and friends together. A well-recognized and…

This year will see bigger events, more breweries, mead and cider producers, more educational events, and the biggest kick-off event ever. Brewers on the Block is the official kick-off event on Sunday August 9th at Suburbia at Union Market and tickets are moving fast. Washington, DC – July, 2015 Craft beer fans, rejoice! The 7th annual DC Beer Week returns to the National Capital Region this summer with a variety of educational and tasting events planned throughout the week of August 9-16, 2015. “The DC beer scene has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years because of breweries (local, regional,…

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