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 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.
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.
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 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.