Have farmers already done enough for the benefit of Chesapeake Bay water quality? It depends on who you ask.
The question is sure to draw ire and fire from inflexible, die-hard environmentalists. They would vehemently respond with “No!”
But this week, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley announced a very positive sign of bay recovery, crediting farmers and conservation programs. The crab-happy governor reported that Chesapeake Bay blue crab populations are at a 19-year high…