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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Perdue wins 25 safety awards

The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council  recognized Perdue with more awards than any other poultry company for implementing innovative and effective workplace safety health processes and systems. Twenty-five Perdue facilities in 11 states, including...

Perdue commits to donating 1 million pounds of products to support Texas relief efforts

Perdue has committed a minimum of one million pounds of protein to support relief efforts in Houston and surrounding communities in southeastern Texas following historic flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Perdue is based in Salisbury, MD...

Chesapeake to fuel heat and power system at Salisbury hospital

 Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover, is supplying natural gas to power a 3 megawatt combined heat and power (CHP) plant at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) in Salisbury, MD. Representatives from Chesapeake joined hospital and state...

Easter Seals gets $70,800 donation for Camp Fairly

The Mid-Shore Community Foundation, in Easton, MD, recently donated over $70,800 to Easterseals CAMPaign Fairlee, a $4.5M capital campaign to modernize and expand Easterseals Camp Fairlee in Chestertown. The camp is operated by Easter Seals...
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Perdue family farmhouse included in MD Inventory of Historic Properties

State and local dignitaries joined descendants of Frank Perdue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Perdue family farmhouse and its inclusion in the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties.  The farmhouse, which is part of the...

DuPont buys farm technology company

As its merger with Dow approaches, DuPont  has signed a definitive agreement to acquire San Francisco-based Granular, Inc., a  provider of agricultural  software and analytics tools  Granular also operates AcreValue.com,  a  digital marketplace for farmland...

International equestrian event near Newark moves closer to final approval

An equestrian site near Newark could see an international event that could draw tens of thousands.  The US Equestrian Federation (USEF) Board of Directors approved the recommendation to allocate the designation of an additional United...

Blood Bank of Delmarva merging with larger New York blood center

Blood Bank of Delmarva,  Christiana, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced  a merger of  operations. The new partnership brings together the complementary strengths of BBD and NYBC to deliver a broad range of blood...

Perdue announces improvements in animal care

Perdue Farms announced animal care improvements that include a more humane way to euthenize chickens. The details are outlined in the release of the company’s first annual report on progress since its comprehensive 2016 commitment...

Cecil County gets grant for solar system at wastewater plant

The Maryland Department of the Environment  awarded a $188,000 “Fiscal Year 2018 Energy Water Infrastructure Program” grant to Cecil County Government to fund the installation of a solar array at the County’s Northeast River...