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Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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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...
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Voting by mail with a twist

Good afternoon, Voters stood in a short line to cast their absentee ballots at the Delaware Department of Elections office on Lisa Drive south of  New Castle. All were wearing masks as we joined a steady stream...
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Maryland, Delaware governors announce Covid-19 economic grant for poultry growers

Gov. John Carney, along with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, announced a new grant program to assist contract poultry growers impacted by the coronavirus  pandemic.  “The poultry industry on Delmarva is second to none and it’s because of...
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Delaware jobless rate falls to 8.2%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September 2020 fell to  8.2 percent, down from 8.9 percent in August. A record-high  40,400 unemployed Delawareans in September 2020, more than double the  19,300 in September 2019. The US...
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Sussex County buys land in Inland Bays watershed

Sussex County has purchased several acres of land in the Inland Bays watershed to protect it from future development, preserving it as open space. County Administrator Todd F. Lawson announced during the County Council meeting...
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State, Inland Bays buy Assawoman tract, convert farmland to forest

The Center for the Inland Bays has partnered with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to protect and restore 52 acres of forest and wetland bordering the Indian River on Piney...