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Delaware Department of Agriculture Press Releases

115 Press Releases
  • Published on August 4, 2021 - 21:18 GMT

    Delaware wildfire crew battles blazes in the West

    PHOTO: From left, Bradley Melson of Milford, Eddie Boyer of Frederica, and Jim Charney of Felton are part of the Delaware wildfire crew battling the Harris Mountain Fire south of Cascade, Montana.   CASCADE, Mont. (August 4, 2021) — Delaware’s wildfire …

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  • Published on July 27, 2021 - 16:12 GMT

    Delaware crew fighting Montana wildfire

    CASCADE, Mont. (July 27, 2021) — Delaware’s “Diamond State” Type 2IA crew is part of more than 200 personnel fighting the Harris Mountain Fire in Cascade County, Montana. Located in difficult and rugged terrain, the blaze was started by lightning on July …

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  • Published on July 22, 2021 - 21:12 GMT

    Forest Service awards $40,000 to fire companies

    PHOTO: From left, Indian River Fire Prevention Co-Chairs Robert Marmor and Roxanne Bammer, are joined by Chief Hayden Klingler, as they receive a $4,500 ceremonial check from the Delaware Forest Service’s Sam Topper for its 2021 volunteer fire assistance …

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  • Published on July 21, 2021 - 23:19 GMT

    Delaware wildfire crew heads to Northern Rockies

    FRONT ROW: From left, Jeff Wilson of Clayton, Adam Keever of Newark, Scott Veasey of Millsboro, Jim Charney of Felton, Bart Wilson of Wilmington, and Sam Topper of Maryland. BACK ROW: From left, Ben Schnatterly of Dover, Richard Brown of Rehoboth Beach, …

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  • Published on July 21, 2021 - 15:12 GMT

    Delaware Has Preserved 143,000 Acres of Farmland After 25th Round

    DOVER, Del. (July 21, 2021) — Delaware announced its 25th consecutive round of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. With the preservation of 3,695 acres, Delaware has permanently preserved more than 143,000 acres …

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  • Published on July 16, 2021 - 16:39 GMT

    Delaware engine crew on California’s Dexter Fire

    BISHOP, Calif. (July 16, 2021) — Delaware’s three-person Type 6 engine crew is now fighting the 2,000-acre Dexter Fire in the Inyo National Forest of southern California. Reported on July 12, the lightning-caused blaze is actively burning in brush and …

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  • Published on July 3, 2021 - 06:07 GMT

    Deadly Poison Hemlock and Spotted Water Hemlock Found in Delaware

    DOVER, Del. (July 2, 2021) – The Delaware Department of Agriculture is warning all residents about two deadly species of hemlock recently found in Sussex County. Environmental scientists have confirmed the presence of poison hemlock (Conicum maculatum) and …

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  • Published on June 28, 2021 - 15:49 GMT

    Delaware engine crew fighting Colorado wildfire

    RANGELY, Colo. (June 28, 2021) — Delaware’s Type 6 engine and its three-man crew are part of 313 personnel currently fighting the Oil Springs Fire, located 20 miles south of Rangely, Colorado. The fire was started by lightning on June 18 and has grown to …

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  • Published on June 10, 2021 - 17:31 GMT

    Sussex County farm family receives Delaware Secretary’s Award for Agriculture

    DOVER, Del. (June 10, 2021) – With COVID restrictions in place earlier this year, the annual presentation of the Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service to Delaware Agriculture looked a lot different than a ballroom full of agriculture supporters. …

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  • Published on May 21, 2021 - 22:01 GMT

    Forest Service Observes “Outdoor Classroom Day”

    The Delaware Forest Service’s Ashley Melvin directs Heritage Elementary students in Wilmington as they planted over 30 trees to enhance its outdoor classroom. DOVER, Del. (May 21, 2021) — The Delaware Forest Service joined the Delaware Association for …

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  • Published on May 20, 2021 - 16:20 GMT

    Grants can help volunteer companies fight wildfires

    Felton’s volunteer fire company assisted on a controlled burn in Lewes last month.   DOVER, Del. — The Delaware Forest Service’s 2021 VFA Grant program is open to all Delaware volunteer fire departments and can provide up to $4,500 in matching grants to …

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  • Published on May 6, 2021 - 21:56 GMT

    Delaware receives an additional round of specialty crop grant funds from USDA

    DOVER, Del. (May 6, 2021) — The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) received an additional round of funding to enhance the competitiveness of Delaware-grown specialty crops through USDA’s Pandemic Assistance Program. USDA awarded each state department …

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  • Published on May 1, 2021 - 00:05 GMT

    Gov. Carney celebrates Arbor Day in Rehoboth Beach

    View high-resolution images from the 2021 Arbor Day Ceremony: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmVt4ZHB Watch a video of the Arbor Day Ceremony at: https://vimeo.com/543833663 From left, DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin, Agriculture Secretary Michael Scuse, Rehoboth Beach …

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  • Published on April 28, 2021 - 22:17 GMT

    2021 Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners

    Overall State Winner Grade 5 student Alyssa DeLuca of Brandywine Springs Elementary is the state winner of the Delaware Forest Service’s annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest. This year’s contest attracted entries from 44 schools and 73 classrooms, with a …

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  • Published on April 26, 2021 - 22:04 GMT

    Delaware Forest Service leads tree planting in Milton

      More Photos from the Milton Tree Planting Event are on Delaware Forest Service Facebook Page MILTON, Del. (April 24, 2021) –  The Delaware Forest Service and its new “Tree Stewards” program led more than 50 volunteers and town officials to plant 160 …

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  • Published on April 22, 2021 - 18:24 GMT

    Controlled burn in Lewes on April 23

    LEWES, Del. (April 22, 2021) —  The Delaware Forest Service plans to conduct a 48-acre controlled burn in the City of Lewes on Friday, April 23, beginning around mid-morning. The burn area will be closed to the public. Signs will be posted on nearby roads …

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  • Published on April 16, 2021 - 19:06 GMT

    Delaware State Forests now on Avenza Maps

    DOVER, Del. (April 16, 2021) — Visitors to Delaware state forests can now use a mobile phone to locate trails, hunting stands, or parking areas using the Avenza Maps® mobile app (available for iPhone or Android devices from the App Store or Google Play.) …

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  • Published on March 19, 2021 - 03:49 GMT

    Delaware Department of Agriculture First State Agency To Make 1t.org Pledge

    DOVER, Del. (March 18, 2021) – The Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is the first state agency in the United States to make a pledge that supports the 1t.org global goal to conserve, restore, and grow one trillion trees by 2030. DFS will …

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  • Published on March 19, 2021 - 03:49 GMT

    Delaware Department of Agriculture Announces Specialty Crop Grant Availability

    DOVER, Del. (March 18, 2021) — The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is now accepting proposals for anticipated funding through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. DDA anticipates more than $344,000 to be allocated to increase the …

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  • Published on March 17, 2021 - 12:25 GMT

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

    DOVER, Del. (March 16, 2021) – 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. The CDC and …

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