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  Category: Department of Agriculture


Delaware Experiences Increase in West Nile Virus Equine Cases

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

The Office of the State Veterinarian announced Delaware has had five confirmed cases and one suspected case of West Nile Virus (WNV) recently reported in Delaware horses. These are the first Delaware cases of WNV in horses in 2023, with the cases occurring between September 9 and October 16, 2023.




DDA Reminds Farmers of Preservation District Enrollment Deadline

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

The Delaware Department of Agriculture reminds any farmers who have yet to enroll their property as a farmland preservation district that October 31, 2023, is the deadline to be eligible for 2024 preservation funding.




Department of Agriculture Issues Alert Over Green Iguanas at Apple Scrapple Festival

Department of Agriculture | Date Posted: Friday, October 20, 2023

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is issuing an alert regarding green iguanas that the public may have won as a prize at the Apple Scrapple Festival this year. Anyone who is not prepared to keep these reptiles, are asked to contact the Department so the iguanas can be placed in the care of one of the many reptile rescue and rehabilitation centers within the state.




Delaware State Forest Usage Reminders

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2023

DOVER, Del. (October 19, 2023) – With hunting season now open, the Delaware Department of Agriculture Forest Service would like to remind our users of regulations as they relate to State Forest lands. This information can also be found in the Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide. To view all State Forest Rules and Regulations, please […]




Delaware Announces Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant Program

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 6, 2023

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) announced they will be distributing $199,600 in relief funds through the Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety (SPRS) Block Grant Program to eligible Delaware seafood processors, dealers, and processing vessels who were financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.







  Category: Department of Agriculture

Delaware Experiences Increase in West Nile Virus Equine Cases

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

The Office of the State Veterinarian announced Delaware has had five confirmed cases and one suspected case of West Nile Virus (WNV) recently reported in Delaware horses. These are the first Delaware cases of WNV in horses in 2023, with the cases occurring between September 9 and October 16, 2023.




DDA Reminds Farmers of Preservation District Enrollment Deadline

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

The Delaware Department of Agriculture reminds any farmers who have yet to enroll their property as a farmland preservation district that October 31, 2023, is the deadline to be eligible for 2024 preservation funding.




Department of Agriculture Issues Alert Over Green Iguanas at Apple Scrapple Festival

Department of Agriculture | Date Posted: Friday, October 20, 2023

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is issuing an alert regarding green iguanas that the public may have won as a prize at the Apple Scrapple Festival this year. Anyone who is not prepared to keep these reptiles, are asked to contact the Department so the iguanas can be placed in the care of one of the many reptile rescue and rehabilitation centers within the state.




Delaware State Forest Usage Reminders

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2023

DOVER, Del. (October 19, 2023) – With hunting season now open, the Delaware Department of Agriculture Forest Service would like to remind our users of regulations as they relate to State Forest lands. This information can also be found in the Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide. To view all State Forest Rules and Regulations, please […]




Delaware Announces Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant Program

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 6, 2023

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) announced they will be distributing $199,600 in relief funds through the Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety (SPRS) Block Grant Program to eligible Delaware seafood processors, dealers, and processing vessels who were financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.