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Corteva acquires Canola product line from BASF

Wilmington-based  Corteva Agriscience , Agriculture Division of DowDuPont  has acquired the Clearfield  Canola Production System  in Canada and the United States from BASF. Clearfield canola is a  non-genetically modified herbicide tolerance  system, consisting of an herbicide...

Mountaire completes clean-up at Millsboro area site after sewage discharge

Mountaire Farms of Delaware reported to the Delaware  Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Friday that the company’s cleanup of an accidental release of partially treated wastewater on Wednesday at Mountaire’s Millsboro area...

Mountaire sewage spill did not move into waterways

(Editor's note: The Town manager of Millsboro asked that it be made clear that the spill did not take place within the municipality) The Mountaire  poultry processing plant in the  Millsboro area reported the release...

DowDuPont shares drop on flat sales and possible slowdown in economic growth

DowDuPont reported flat sales and operating income in the fourth quarter.  The company missed    Wall Street sales estimates,  with shares tumbling nine percent as the company offered a more cautious worldwide outlook for 2019  General...

Organic poultry farm in Hartly opts for solar

A Delaware organic poultry farm has gone solar. “As you can imagine, our electric bills are rather costly, especially during the summer months,”  said  Katharine Parry, part owner of the Parry Poultry Farm, an 80-acre...

Mountaire offers $1 million to Selbyville in bid to quell traffic concerns

Mountaire Farms has offered $1 million in reaching a solution to traffic issues at the street leading to its plant in Selbyville. <span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;" class="mce_SELRES_start"></span> At the request...

Harrington farmers honored for environmental stewardship

Poultry farmers John and Linda Brown were recognized during Delaware Ag Week for their efforts to improve water quality and reduce nutrient runoff with the 2018 Delaware Environmental Stewardship Award.  The Brown’s L&J Farm in...

Corteva herbicide product line sold to California company

American Vanguard Corporation has  acquired the  Quizalofop (QPE) product line of herbicides from Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. Corteva is slated to be spun off from DuPont later this year. The company will be...

Land & Litter Challenge seeks solutions to poultry waste issues

The Delmarva Land & Litter Challenge (DLLC) - a partnership effort between members of the poultry industry, environmental advocates and regulators -  is inviting   stakeholders to discuss beneficial uses of poultry litter. This group seeks...

Delmarva Poultry buying group members to see 11 percent cut in power costs

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.  negotiated with electricity providers to secure a new supply rate for its members in a new electric buying group that is 11 percent lower than the supply rate in DPI’s...