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  Category: Department of Agriculture


Explore Delaware Agriculture with a Delaware Grown Road Trip

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2024

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) ended this year’s Delaware Grown Week celebration by launching the “Delaware Grown Road Trip” to encourage residents and visitors to hop in their cars to experience Delaware’s rich and flavorful agricultural heritage, as they travel rural roads to explore Delaware’s many produce farms, farmers markets, and meet specialty crop farmers.




Delaware Forest Service Celebrates Arbor Day and Poster Contest Winners at Abbott’s Mill

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Surrounded by family members, teachers, legislators, and cabinet officials, a dozen school-aged children from across Delaware were honored during the Delaware Forest Service’s annual Arbor Day celebration held on April 26 at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center for their artistic abilities, depicting this year’s theme of “Trees are Terrific…For Outdoor Adventures!”




Delaware Forest Service Joins Daughters of the American Revolution to Establish Memorial Forest in Sussex County

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Monday, April 22, 2024

DOVER, Del. (April 22, 2024) – The Delaware Forest Service hosted the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Col. John Haslet Chapter in Dover, and other volunteers to establish a memorial plot dedicated to former State Forester Walter F. Gabel, who served in this role from 1974 to 1991. “We are excited about this DAR […]




Delaware Advances Toward 1 Million Tree Planting Goal

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | Forest Service | Governor John Carney | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 5, 2024

The Tree for Every Delawarean Initiative (TEDI) is making significant progress toward the goal of planting 1 million trees by 2030. The initiative has awarded funding to seven new projects, which will push the total count beyond 200,000 trees this year.




State Agencies Join Forces Against Illegal Trash Dumping

Department of Agriculture | Department of Correction | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Four state agencies recently teamed up to clean up more than 2,300 pounds of trash and debris illegally dumped and strewn at Taber State Forest in western Kent County – Delaware Natural Resources Police (DNRP), Department of Agriculture, Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and Department of Corrections (DOC).







  Category: Department of Agriculture

Explore Delaware Agriculture with a Delaware Grown Road Trip

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2024

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) ended this year’s Delaware Grown Week celebration by launching the “Delaware Grown Road Trip” to encourage residents and visitors to hop in their cars to experience Delaware’s rich and flavorful agricultural heritage, as they travel rural roads to explore Delaware’s many produce farms, farmers markets, and meet specialty crop farmers.




Delaware Forest Service Celebrates Arbor Day and Poster Contest Winners at Abbott’s Mill

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Surrounded by family members, teachers, legislators, and cabinet officials, a dozen school-aged children from across Delaware were honored during the Delaware Forest Service’s annual Arbor Day celebration held on April 26 at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center for their artistic abilities, depicting this year’s theme of “Trees are Terrific…For Outdoor Adventures!”




Delaware Forest Service Joins Daughters of the American Revolution to Establish Memorial Forest in Sussex County

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Monday, April 22, 2024

DOVER, Del. (April 22, 2024) – The Delaware Forest Service hosted the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Col. John Haslet Chapter in Dover, and other volunteers to establish a memorial plot dedicated to former State Forester Walter F. Gabel, who served in this role from 1974 to 1991. “We are excited about this DAR […]




Delaware Advances Toward 1 Million Tree Planting Goal

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy | Forest Service | Governor John Carney | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 5, 2024

The Tree for Every Delawarean Initiative (TEDI) is making significant progress toward the goal of planting 1 million trees by 2030. The initiative has awarded funding to seven new projects, which will push the total count beyond 200,000 trees this year.




State Agencies Join Forces Against Illegal Trash Dumping

Department of Agriculture | Department of Correction | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Four state agencies recently teamed up to clean up more than 2,300 pounds of trash and debris illegally dumped and strewn at Taber State Forest in western Kent County – Delaware Natural Resources Police (DNRP), Department of Agriculture, Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and Department of Corrections (DOC).