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Department of Agriculture headquarters named in honor of retired Sen. Richard S. Cordrey

Former state Senate President Pro Tempore and Secretary of Finance Richard S. Cordrey was honored for his 35 years in public service to the State of Delaware with the renaming of the state Department of Agriculture headquarters.




Delaware racehorse enters Hall of Fame

Delaware Standardbred racehorse Rainbow Blue has been inducted into the Harness Racing “Living Horse” Hall of Fame, the first horse from Delaware to achieve this status.




Delaware Purchases 339 Acres of Sussex County Forestland With Help of U.S. Forest Service

Marking another milestone in its effort to conserve key natural resource areas, the State of Delaware has completed the purchase of 339 acres of Sussex County forestland that will now be part of the 12,400-acre Redden State Forest near Georgetown.




Number of Delaware Farmers’ Markets Rises Dramatically

Delaware’s farmers’ market season will kick off bigger and better than ever this month, with the number of markets selling farm-fresh produce around the state substantially increased over last year.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Federal Agriculture Secretary Pledges Support to Delaware Farmers

Governor Markell focuses on Delaware’s largest industry: agriculture. Delaware has 2,480 farms that cover more than 40% of Delaware, over 490,000 acres. Agriculture drives about $8 billion dollar of economic impact each year for Delaware.







 Pages Tagged With: "agriculture"

Department of Agriculture headquarters named in honor of retired Sen. Richard S. Cordrey

Former state Senate President Pro Tempore and Secretary of Finance Richard S. Cordrey was honored for his 35 years in public service to the State of Delaware with the renaming of the state Department of Agriculture headquarters.




Delaware racehorse enters Hall of Fame

Delaware Standardbred racehorse Rainbow Blue has been inducted into the Harness Racing “Living Horse” Hall of Fame, the first horse from Delaware to achieve this status.




Delaware Purchases 339 Acres of Sussex County Forestland With Help of U.S. Forest Service

Marking another milestone in its effort to conserve key natural resource areas, the State of Delaware has completed the purchase of 339 acres of Sussex County forestland that will now be part of the 12,400-acre Redden State Forest near Georgetown.




Number of Delaware Farmers’ Markets Rises Dramatically

Delaware’s farmers’ market season will kick off bigger and better than ever this month, with the number of markets selling farm-fresh produce around the state substantially increased over last year.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Federal Agriculture Secretary Pledges Support to Delaware Farmers

Governor Markell focuses on Delaware’s largest industry: agriculture. Delaware has 2,480 farms that cover more than 40% of Delaware, over 490,000 acres. Agriculture drives about $8 billion dollar of economic impact each year for Delaware.