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Forest Service offering tree planting grants for Chesapeake Bay

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry (U&CF) Program is offering a new “Partnership Tree Planting Grant” to nonprofit groups who own property within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The U&CF Program will award eight (8) $1000 matching grants on a first-come, first-served basis to qualifying nonprofit groups who apply by February 27, 2015.




Delaware Ag Week marketing workshop grows to full day

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

Farmers and agricultural professionals attending Delaware Ag Week 2015 can now get even more business advice and expertise, as the Delaware Department of Agriculture is expanding its popular direct marketing workshop to a full day.




Delaware farmers’ market sales double in five years; $2.6 million season sets new record

Date Posted: Friday, December 26th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Office of Governor Markell

Delaware farmers’ markets had a record $2.6 million sales season, double that of just five years ago, thanks to dramatically increasing interest in local food and farm-fresh products, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced today. “This record-setting season is a reflection of Delaware’s thriving local food movement,” said Governor Jack Markell.




Precautions, vigilance urged for avian influenza

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture DNREC

DOVER – Delaware authorities are urging poultry and bird owners to be vigilant in the wake of avian influenza cases reported in Oregon and Washington state. “Though it’s far away at the moment, we know that avian influenza can spread rapidly,” said Delaware State Veterinarian Dr. Heather Hirst, who heads the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s […]




Consumer caution urged on firewood sales

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

As Delawareans stock up their firewood supplies, state officials remind buyers and sellers that firewood must be sold and advertised only by cords. Under Delaware Code, firewood and stove wood must be advertised, offered for sale, and sold only by a cord measure or fractions of a cord or cubic meter. Selling firewood by truckload, rack, face cord or pile is not permitted under state law.






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