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Perdue shipping half a million pounds of food -stricken Carolinas

In response to  flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Perdue Farms is sending truckloads of food and the Perdue Chicken Food Truck to the Carolinas, along with donations to local American Red Cross...

Perdue rolls out millennial-friendly packaging of chicken products

Perdue is introducing a new package design for its line of fresh chicken with an eye toward the millennial market.   The contemporary design introduces what the company describes as a “variety of playful illustrations and vibrant...

Mountaire sends 2 truckloads to flood-stricken North Carolina

Mountaire Farms has sent a truckload of chicken as well as other supplies from Delaware  to North Carolina.  The family-owned company has poultry  plants in North Carolina as well Delaware. Production has resumed at the...

Bloom Energy claims possible breakthrough in generating power with landfill, agricultural gas

Bloom Energy  announced it will introduce technology that could use its servers to produce electricity from landfill and other types of biogas. The preview will take place this week at the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Delmarva Poultry offers growers storm tips as Hurricane Florence approaches

Delmarva Poultry Industry is advising growers to prepare for a windy, rainy  period, even if Hurricane Florence stays to the south. The trade group said it is "highly likely to produce troublesome winds and rain on...

Mountaire earns safety honors

The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) & U.S. Poultry & Egg Association  sponsored the 2018 Joint Poultry Industry Safety Awards Program. Awards are  given to the companies that have the best safety performance...

Trending: Rabies claims first Delaware human victim since 1941

The Delaware Division of Public Health is asking residents to be aware of the presence of rabies, which claimed its first victim since the early 1940s. A woman, who lived west of Felton, is the...

Perdue launching lower priced organic chicken brand in October

Perdue is launching a lower-priced brand of organic chicken with  Simply Smart Organics. “Perdue is breaking the price barrier consumers often face with organics by providing frozen, fully-cooked breaded chicken products priced to sell for...

UD, USDA offer a ‘360’ view of ways farmers can adapt to ...

The University of Delaware is working with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on “As if You Were There,” a project highlighting key climate adaptation practices at farm and forest sites within the...

U.S. Chamber: Tariffs could put $37 million dent in Delaware economy

A  United States Chamber of Commerce report indicates that losses to the Delaware economy from Trump Administration tariffs have risen to $37 million. That’s up from $25 million in a previous estimate. The revised numbers...
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