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U.S. Census of Agriculture data to assist decision making

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Delaware office today announced the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture with new information about 2,302 Delaware farms and ranches and those who operate them, including first-time data about on-farm decision making, down to the county level.




Delaware’s Young Farmer Loan Program secures future of agriculture

Dover, Del. – Delaware farmers, between 18 and 40 years old have the opportunity to apply for the Young Farmers Loan Program through October 31. The program provides long-term, no-interest loans to help eligible farmers purchase land, reducing the financial impact on farmers just starting out or looking to expand. “This year was extremely important […]




Townsend-area farmers receive New Castle Conservation District’s Cooperator of Year Award

Norman and Gwen Pierce, owners of Union Ridge Farms near Townsend, are the recipients of the New Castle Conservation District’s Cooperator of the Year Award, presented annually to a farmer in the district who has exhibited a high degree of interest in conservation for their farm operation.




New Delaware study points to benefits of irrigation

Irrigation can increase grain production and profitability even in a near-ideal growing season, a new survey of Delaware cropland shows.




Statement on USDA Report Showing Positive Impact of Farming Practices in Chesapeake Bay Region

The Governor released a statement on USDA Report Showing Positive Impact of Farming Practices in Chesapeake Bay Region.







 Pages Tagged With: "Farming"

U.S. Census of Agriculture data to assist decision making

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Delaware office today announced the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture with new information about 2,302 Delaware farms and ranches and those who operate them, including first-time data about on-farm decision making, down to the county level.




Delaware’s Young Farmer Loan Program secures future of agriculture

Dover, Del. – Delaware farmers, between 18 and 40 years old have the opportunity to apply for the Young Farmers Loan Program through October 31. The program provides long-term, no-interest loans to help eligible farmers purchase land, reducing the financial impact on farmers just starting out or looking to expand. “This year was extremely important […]




Townsend-area farmers receive New Castle Conservation District’s Cooperator of Year Award

Norman and Gwen Pierce, owners of Union Ridge Farms near Townsend, are the recipients of the New Castle Conservation District’s Cooperator of the Year Award, presented annually to a farmer in the district who has exhibited a high degree of interest in conservation for their farm operation.




New Delaware study points to benefits of irrigation

Irrigation can increase grain production and profitability even in a near-ideal growing season, a new survey of Delaware cropland shows.




Statement on USDA Report Showing Positive Impact of Farming Practices in Chesapeake Bay Region

The Governor released a statement on USDA Report Showing Positive Impact of Farming Practices in Chesapeake Bay Region.