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  Category: Agriculture


Delaware Has Preserved 143,000 Acres of Farmland After 25th Round

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Delaware announced its 25th consecutive round of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. With the preservation of 3,695 acres, Delaware has permanently preserved more than 143,000 acres of farmland for future generations.




Delaware Announces Grant Program for Contract Poultry Growers Impacted by COVID-19

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is administering the program and will be accepting applications until December 1, 2020.




Delaware Farmers’ Markets To Open Under New COVID-19 Protocols

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 11, 2020

With the assistance of the Delaware Farmers’ Market Coalition, a group of market managers from across the state, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is issuing protocols to help farmers’ markets safely begin opening starting May 15.




Delaware Farmers’ Markets Continue to Grow in Popularity

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Governor Carney declares Delaware Agriculture Week January 13 through January 17, 2020 DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced Delaware farmers’ markets hit an all-time high sales record of $3.28 million in 2019. The announcement comes during the 15th Annual Delaware Agriculture Week held at the State Fairgrounds in Harrington, a week-long conference that covers […]




Delaware announces largest round of farms preserved in state history

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019

Governor John Carney announced that more than 134,000 acres of Delaware farmland are now permanently preserved for future generations. This is the 23rd consecutive year of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. Many of the farms in this round would not have been preserved without matching funds from multiple sources, including the […]







  Category: Agriculture


Delaware Has Preserved 143,000 Acres of Farmland After 25th Round

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Delaware announced its 25th consecutive round of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. With the preservation of 3,695 acres, Delaware has permanently preserved more than 143,000 acres of farmland for future generations.




Delaware Announces Grant Program for Contract Poultry Growers Impacted by COVID-19

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is administering the program and will be accepting applications until December 1, 2020.




Delaware Farmers’ Markets To Open Under New COVID-19 Protocols

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 11, 2020

With the assistance of the Delaware Farmers’ Market Coalition, a group of market managers from across the state, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is issuing protocols to help farmers’ markets safely begin opening starting May 15.




Delaware Farmers’ Markets Continue to Grow in Popularity

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Governor Carney declares Delaware Agriculture Week January 13 through January 17, 2020 DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced Delaware farmers’ markets hit an all-time high sales record of $3.28 million in 2019. The announcement comes during the 15th Annual Delaware Agriculture Week held at the State Fairgrounds in Harrington, a week-long conference that covers […]




Delaware announces largest round of farms preserved in state history

Agriculture | Department of Agriculture | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019

Governor John Carney announced that more than 134,000 acres of Delaware farmland are now permanently preserved for future generations. This is the 23rd consecutive year of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. Many of the farms in this round would not have been preserved without matching funds from multiple sources, including the […]