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Michalski named Delaware Tree Farmer of the Year

Date Posted:Monday, March 31st, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

Brian Michalski was honored as the 2014 Delaware Tree Farmer of the Year at the annual meeting of the Delaware Forestry Association in Bridgeville recently. Michalski is a four-time chair of the state Tree Farm Committee and has operated his 59-acre tree farm near Greenwood, Sussex County since it was first certified in 1997. He has also been DFA’s president for four years.

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Delaware Tree Farmer of the Year named on March 27

Date Posted:Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The Delaware Forestry Association (DFA) will present its 2014 Tree Farmer of the Year Award at its annual meeting on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bridgeville Fire Hall, 311 Market St., Bridgeville, DE 19933. Tickets are $27 for adults and $12.50 for children ages 6 to 12. DFA is a nonprofit organization established in 1982 to promote the sustainable practice of forestry on the Delmarva Peninsula. Info at delawareforest.com.

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Farmstand owners invited to free marketing workshop

Date Posted:Monday, March 10th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

DOVER — Delaware farmstand owners are invited to a free marketing workshop next month to learn how to reach more customers and improve profits. “Using the latest marketing techniques can make a real difference for farmers’ profitability,” said Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee. “Our farmers are working hard every day to grow the freshest […]

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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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