In recognition of the impact and achievements of Delaware’s poultry industry, Governor Jack Markell and Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee presented a new exhibit about the industry to go on display at the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village on Governor’s Day at the Delaware State Fair.
On August 1, Delaware residents and visitors along the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk will be getting watermelon slices for free as part of an annual event from the Mar-Del Watermelon Association and the Delaware Department of Agriculture.
Starting Saturday, visitors to the Department of Agriculture’s Education Building at the Delaware State Fair can learn how to make omelets, ice cream sundaes, watermelon salsa, home-brewed beer, corn salsa, and peach desserts, among other topics.
Live racing at Delaware Park will be canceled July 18, 2012, due to the extreme heat being forecast.
The Delaware Department of Agriculture will be holding three public hearings next month to gather public comment on regulations under Governor Markell’s Executive Order 36, a statewide review by all agencies to identify and remove regulatory hurdles.
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