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DDA Warns Owners Of Red-Eared Slider Turtles About Potential Salmonella Risk

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is warning anyone who purchased turtles, specifically the red-eared slider turtle, between August 2020 and January 2021 to take extra precautions to prevent illness.




Delaware Fruit and Vegetable Growers Who Pass Food Safety Audits Eligible for Cost-Share

Delaware fruit and vegetable growers who receive a passing score on their third-party food safety audits and agricultural water tests are eligible to receive cost-share to help cover the expense through the Delaware Department of Agriculture.




Delaware Approves Continuing Education Alternatives For Pesticides And Nutrients Following COVID Struggles

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is offering extensions and COVID credit exemptions for individuals who have exhausted all options in earning their continuing education credits needed to maintain their nutrient management or pesticide certifications.




Hemp producers in Delaware must register growing sites annually

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is reminding hemp producers to register their growing sites using the annual Growing Site Registration form to register available online before February 1.




Kent County added to Delaware’s spotted lanternfly quarantine

DOVER, Del. (October 29, 2020) – Effective October 30, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) will add Kent County in its entirety to the current spotted lanternfly quarantine of New Castle County. The expansion is due to established populations of spotted lanternfly found in Smyrna, Dover, and Harrington this past week. At this point in […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Delaware Department of Agriculture"

DDA Warns Owners Of Red-Eared Slider Turtles About Potential Salmonella Risk

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is warning anyone who purchased turtles, specifically the red-eared slider turtle, between August 2020 and January 2021 to take extra precautions to prevent illness.




Delaware Fruit and Vegetable Growers Who Pass Food Safety Audits Eligible for Cost-Share

Delaware fruit and vegetable growers who receive a passing score on their third-party food safety audits and agricultural water tests are eligible to receive cost-share to help cover the expense through the Delaware Department of Agriculture.




Delaware Approves Continuing Education Alternatives For Pesticides And Nutrients Following COVID Struggles

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is offering extensions and COVID credit exemptions for individuals who have exhausted all options in earning their continuing education credits needed to maintain their nutrient management or pesticide certifications.




Hemp producers in Delaware must register growing sites annually

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is reminding hemp producers to register their growing sites using the annual Growing Site Registration form to register available online before February 1.




Kent County added to Delaware’s spotted lanternfly quarantine

DOVER, Del. (October 29, 2020) – Effective October 30, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) will add Kent County in its entirety to the current spotted lanternfly quarantine of New Castle County. The expansion is due to established populations of spotted lanternfly found in Smyrna, Dover, and Harrington this past week. At this point in […]