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Delaware Forest Service seeking motivated recruits for wildfire training

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service (DFS) is seeking recruits to enroll in its upcoming wildfire training classes at the Delaware State Fire School. Candidates should be at least 18 years of age, physically and mentally fit, motivated to learn, and willing and able to travel for at least two weeks or more (usually during the summer) for out-of-state fire assignments. Previous firefighting experience is not required. The deadline for course registration is January 3, 2015.




Locally-grown Christmas tree shopping season under way

Date Posted: Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

More than 30 Delaware farmers have Christmas trees available for First State families this holiday season, with local firs, spruces and pines in abundance – and easy to find and buy with the Delaware Fresh mobile app and the Delaware Buy Local guide, de.gov/buylocal.




Winter application of fertilizer and manure regulated in Delaware

Date Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

Delaware farmers, lawn care companies, golf courses and other nutrient handlers should not apply nutrients to the ground during the winter months, the Delaware Department of Agriculture says in a reminder.




Tickets available for Delaware Agricultural Industry Dinner

Date Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

DOVER — Tickets are now available for the 44th annual Agricultural Industry Dinner on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. An early-bird discount is available for registrations received by December 31. Sponsored by the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations, the event began in 1971 as a way to celebrate Delaware farmers […]




Four family farms honored as Delaware Century Farms

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Kent County New Castle County Sussex County

Four families which have owned their farms for at least 100 years were honored as owners of Century Farms on Tuesday in a ceremony honoring Delaware agriculture’s long heritage and historic roots.





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