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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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...

Jester family, Marty Desmond honored by N.C. County Farm Bureau

The Larry Jester family of Townsend and Farm Credit’s Marty Desmond  were honored  at the New Castle County Farm Bureau’s annual banquet last month.  Jester and his wife of 38 years, Patti, have two daughters, Lisa, who...

Perdue AgriBusiness announces $30 million grain facility in Baltimore County

Perdue AgriBusiness, a division of Perdue Farms, announced today a $30 million investment to open an organic grain receiving and storage facility at Tradepoint Atlantic in eastern Baltimore County. The facility will also include...
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Update: ATF at scene of fire that destroyed Townsend’s Willey Farms

A five-alarm fire early Monday morning destroyed a Townsend market and garden center.  The state Fire Marshal's Office remained mum on the possible cause of the blaze but disclosed that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...

Ag spinoff Corteva to manage DuPont pension plan

Corteva Agriscience will handle pension plans for both DuPont and Corteva after the two companies are separated from DowDuPont next year. The announcement was made by Edward Breen, CEO of  DowDuPont. The letter from Breen came...

DowDuPont announces boards of spinoff companies

DowDuPont announced the members of the future boards of directors its three future spinoffs -  of Dow, DuPont, and Corteva Agriscience. DowDuPont CEO Ed Breen will become executive chairman of DuPont, with longtime DuPont board...