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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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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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Strong earnings reported by DowDuPont

DowDuPont, Wilmington and Midland, MI,  posted sharply higher earnings in the second quarter as the company moves toward a planned spinoff into three entities. GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)  earnings per share from continuing operations...
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Allen Harim cuts ribbon on new headquarters

Allen Harim has moved into a new corporate headquarters building near Millsboro with Delaware Gov.  John Carney  on hand Thursday to help cut a ribbon at the new facility on Thursday. The company, which will...
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(Video) $60 million CleanBay chicken waste to electricity plant gets Sussex Council...

CleanBay Renewables  gained  approval from the Sussex County for a $60 million plant near Georgetown that will convert chicken waste into electricity. The proposal had been previously approved by the Planning Commission. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3JRLLtkRJE  The site will produce...
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Updated: Ashland to move headquarters to Wilmington

Delaware is poised to get another headquarters for a Fortune 500 company. Ashland will move its headquarters from the Blue Grass State to Wilmington effective at the beginning of 2020.  The company ranks 371st on...
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Hello everyone, Gov. John Carney has expanded on the announcement earlier this week regarding  Internet service. On Tuesday, the governor made appearances around Sussex County in bringing to an end in coming years the  “Internet desert” in...
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European crop protection company locates U.S. offices to Little Falls

European crop protection company  Belchim is moving its U.S. headquarters to the Wilmington area. The stage was set for the move earlier this year when Engage Agro USA, LLC officially became  Belchim Crop Protection USA, LLC....
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Archer Daniels, DuPont look for way to squeeze more ethanol out of corn kernels.

Archer Daniels Midland Company and DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced a collaboration to develop, produce and market corn cellulase enzymes for operators of grain-based ethanol plants. Cellulase enzymes assist in breaking down the corn kernel fiber....
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State seeks disaster declaration after heavy rain in April and May damages crops

Excessive rain in April and May led Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Michael T. Scuse made a request for an emergency disaster declaration earlier this month to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Service Center. Once...
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Update: Poultry processor Mountaire takes shots at law firms ...

Mountaire   Farms has responded to what it calls a "media blitz" by two firms that announced class action suit over water issues at its Millsboro site.  At a press event on Wednesday,   the...