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Delaware unveils final bee protection plan

Date Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2016
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

Delaware’s new pollinator protection plan outlines strategies, best practices, techniques and resources that beekeepers, farmers, landowners and pesticide applicators can use to help protect and enhance bees and other pollinators.




Tickets for Delaware Agricultural Industry Dinner on sale

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

Tickets and sponsorships for the 46th Annual Delaware Agricultural Industry Dinner on Jan. 19 are now available.




Applications now accepted for second round of urban agriculture and community garden micro-grants

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

Organizations wanting to launch or expand an urban agriculture or community garden project to benefit their neighborhood can apply for micro-grants from the Delaware Department of Agriculture.




Three Delaware families receive Century Farm awards

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

DOVER — Three Delaware families which have owned their farms for at least 100 years were honored as Century Farms on Tuesday. With the inductions Tuesday, there are now 133 Century Farms in Delaware, said Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee. “Our children and grandchildren depend upon farm families such as these to ensure that we […]




Veteran sought for beekeeping opportunity

Date Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2016
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

DOVER — Delaware veterans interested in beekeeping can apply to be part of the Planting Hope Apiary project, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced. One veteran will be selected to receive training and mentoring, beehive materials, protective gear, and bees to help establish the hives. Extraction and honey bottling equipment will be arranged, with the […]




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