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 […]
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.
Irrigation can increase grain production and profitability even in a near-ideal growing season, a new survey of Delaware cropland shows.
The Governor released a statement on USDA Report Showing Positive Impact of Farming Practices in Chesapeake Bay Region.
In his weekly message, Governor Markell discusses the multi-billion dollar Delaware farming industry and our efforts to support its growth.