June 26, 2017

State ag departments back regional promos

BALTIMORE — Grower-shippers in the Mid-Atlantic traditionally have gotten marketing boosts from state departments of agriculture across the region. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Maryland’s Best program generally is considered ...
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June 26, 2017
REGULATORY BURDEN ...

Del. farmers face 120-plus regulations

Review commissioned to help farmers be aware of the various regulations

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June 23, 2017

Ed Kee pays visit to Iowa farm

NEVADA, Iowa — Scott Henry and his mother, Laurie, waited inside the headquarters of Longview Farms, a fourth generation row crop farm of the Henry family, for their visitors to ...
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June 19, 2017
FISHERIES RESEARCH ...

Oil from chickens could help fish farms

Wis. university researchers discovered oil has anti-inflammatory properties

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June 16, 2017

Holly Porter joins DPI as assistant executive director

GEORGETOWN, Del. — Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. has hired Holly Porter as its assistant executive director. Mrs. Porter’s responsibilities for the non-profit trade association working for the Delmarva Peninsula’s chicken ...
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June 15, 2017

Farmland preservation at a fraction of the cost

TOWNSEND, Del. — Farming is in Kim Phillip's blood. Her late father, Daniel Corbitt Collins, farmed corn and soybeans on their 190-acre property in Townsend. His father before him, William ...
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June 14, 2017

Delmarva Poultry Industry awards scholarships to 8 students

DOVER, Del. — Eight Delmarva students intent on starting careers in Delmarva’s chicken industry will receive $2,000 scholarships through the Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. College Scholarship Program. They were among ...
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June 13, 2017
NEW ROLE ...

Farm Credit hires loan officer in Denton

Prior to her role as a loan officer, Rash was a marketing specialist for MAFC

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June 9, 2017

Crop dusters fuel an industry

MILTON, Del. — Though the rampant growth along the Delaware coast would suggest otherwise, agriculture is still the state's leading industry. Indeed, nearly half the land in Sussex County is ...
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June 9, 2017
FOOD SAFETY ...

Chicken salad products recalled

Aldon Food Corporation is recalling about 18,570 pounds of chicken salad

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