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State Fair, citing Covid-19 restrictions, pulls big name acts from grandstand line-up

Covid-19 restrictions  led The Delaware State Fair to pull popular performers, such as Hank Williams Jr. and Sam Hunt  from the grandstand lineup. The fair runs from July 22-July 31. The changes were prompted by...
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Delaware agricultural community discusses financial, environmental benefits of solar power

(From the Delaware Farm Bureau) Farmers are weighing the costs and benefits of solar after Gov. John Carney signed Senate Bill 33 in February. An earlier piece of legislation required 25 percent of Delaware’s energy use...
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SBA disaster loans available for farms, businesses affected by heavy rainfall

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced  that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and private nonprofit organizations located in Kent, New Castle and...
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Delmarva chicken industry battled back in 2020

Delmarva’s chicken  industry posted  a single-digit  drop in production, but still  raised 570 million chickens with a wholesale value of $3.4 billion in 2020, according to a new report  from Georgetown-based  Delmarva Chicken Association. Pounds...
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Our View: D.C. Beltway group gets indigestion over poultry digester

Good afternoon, It seemed like good news when word came that the owner of the former Perdue chicken litter-to-fertilizer plant near Seaford was applying to Sussex County for an OK to operate an anaerobic digester. I...
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Breen says DuPont’s lengthy restructuring period is over with IFF merger

DuPont  has completed  the merger of IFF and its Nutrition & Biosciences business.   In connection with the closing of the transaction with IFF, DuPont receives a special cash payment of about $7.3 billion, approximately...
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Need to connect chicken farm litter to customers? There’s an app for that

The Delmarva Chicken Association, formerly Delmarva Poultry Industry)  launched a new, free mobile app, Littr. The app is designed to help growers anywhere on Delmarva who have poultry litter find customers seeking to use it...
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Supreme Court upholds DNREC permit for wastewater plant used by poultry processor Allen...

The Delaware Supreme Court has a rejected an appeal by a group protesting an environmental permit for a Sussex County spray irrigation waste treatment project for a chicken processing plant. The group, known as Keep...
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Delmarva Poultry Industry rebranded as Delmarva Chicken Association

Delmarva Poultry Industry is now known as  Delmarva Chicken Association. “After months of research and planning, we are excited to reveal our new name – Delmarva Chicken Association – and logo,” said Dale Cook, president...
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State gets STEP funds that aid small business exporters

For the sixth year in a row, the Delaware Department of State has received a State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) award from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The program’s objectives are to increase the...