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Delaware Forest Service Arbor Day Poster Contest

Date Posted:Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service’s 2014 Arbor Day Poster Contest is now open to all Delaware students in grades K to 5. Public, private and home schools are encouraged to participate as well as after-school groups and youth organizations. Posters are due by April 4th, 2013. This year’s poster contest theme – “Trees are Terrific…In Cities and Towns!” – is dedicated to the important role that trees play in our communities and schoolyards.

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Farmers invited to March 5 risk management workshop

Date Posted:Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture News

Delmarva farmers interested in learning more about protecting commodities revenue and crop insurance sign-ups before the March 15 deadline can attend a free risk management workshop next month. The March 5 event will be 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Carvel Research and Education Center, Georgetown.

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Delaware agricultural production at record $1.2 billion, Census shows

Date Posted:Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture News Office of Governor Markell

Delaware farmers produced a record $1.2 billion worth of crops and livestock in 2012, according to Census of Agriculture data released Thursday, showing how First State agriculture is thriving and succeeding despite economic challenges, state leaders said.

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Del. Arborist and Tree Care Seminar is March 4 and 5

Date Posted:Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The 2014 Delaware Arborist and Tree Care Seminar will be held on March 4 and 5 at Baywood Greens in Long Neck, Sussex County. Cost is $80 with lunch included. Register at delawaretrees.com.

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Forty-four Delaware farms permanently preserved

Date Posted:Monday, February 3rd, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture News

Forty-four new farms totaling more than 4,300 acres have been selected for permanent easements to add to the Delaware Farmland Preservation Program, the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation has announced.

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