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DNREC, DDA Celebrate World Wetlands Day with Agreement to Manage, Protect Delaware’s Unique Wetland Communities

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Forest Service | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2023

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Department of Agriculture (DDA) Forest Service are to celebrate World Wetlands Day today, Thursday, Feb. 2, by signing a cooperative agreement to manage and protect unique wetland communities that occur on state-owned forest, park and wildlife lands.




Funding Available to Increase Competitiveness of Delaware’s Specialty Crops

Department of Agriculture | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is accepting proposals for the 2023 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The federal Farm Bill is allotting approximately $340,000 through a competitive grant process to fund innovative projects supporting specialty crops and creating new and better markets for the Delaware specialty crop industry. DDA will accept applications through March 24, 2023.




Responding to U.S. Ag Census Critical for Delaware Producers

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2023

Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) surveys every agricultural producer across the country and in Puerto Rico to obtain a complete account of the industry, its changes, and emerging trends. Less than 25 percent of Delaware producers have responded to the 2022 Ag Census, which could jeopardize farm policy and decision-making about disaster relief, community planning, technology development, and more.




Delaware Environmental Stewardship Awardees Announced During Delaware Ag Week

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

During the first day of Delaware Ag Week, the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Nutrient Management Program Administrator Chris Brosch presented three honorees with the 2022 Delaware Environmental Stewardship Awards.




Delaware’s 2022 Farmers Markets Hit All-time High Sales Record

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

During the Farmers Market Managers Summit held during Delaware Ag Week today, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) announced that last year’s farmers markets hit an all-time high sales record of $3.7 million.







  Category: Department of Agriculture


DNREC, DDA Celebrate World Wetlands Day with Agreement to Manage, Protect Delaware’s Unique Wetland Communities

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Forest Service | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2023

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Department of Agriculture (DDA) Forest Service are to celebrate World Wetlands Day today, Thursday, Feb. 2, by signing a cooperative agreement to manage and protect unique wetland communities that occur on state-owned forest, park and wildlife lands.




Funding Available to Increase Competitiveness of Delaware’s Specialty Crops

Department of Agriculture | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is accepting proposals for the 2023 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The federal Farm Bill is allotting approximately $340,000 through a competitive grant process to fund innovative projects supporting specialty crops and creating new and better markets for the Delaware specialty crop industry. DDA will accept applications through March 24, 2023.




Responding to U.S. Ag Census Critical for Delaware Producers

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2023

Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) surveys every agricultural producer across the country and in Puerto Rico to obtain a complete account of the industry, its changes, and emerging trends. Less than 25 percent of Delaware producers have responded to the 2022 Ag Census, which could jeopardize farm policy and decision-making about disaster relief, community planning, technology development, and more.




Delaware Environmental Stewardship Awardees Announced During Delaware Ag Week

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

During the first day of Delaware Ag Week, the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Nutrient Management Program Administrator Chris Brosch presented three honorees with the 2022 Delaware Environmental Stewardship Awards.




Delaware’s 2022 Farmers Markets Hit All-time High Sales Record

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

During the Farmers Market Managers Summit held during Delaware Ag Week today, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) announced that last year’s farmers markets hit an all-time high sales record of $3.7 million.