DDA Delaware receives funding to increase locally grown specialty crops By Kelli Steele • Mar 21, 2019 Delaware Public Media First State agriculture is getting a boost from the federal government. Listen Listening... / 1:08 Listen to this story Delaware paying attention to Virulent Newcastle Disease outbreak out west By Kelli Steele • Feb 12, 2019 Delaware Department of Agriculture First State Ag officials are keeping an eye on an outbreak of virulent Newcastle Disease (vND) in California. Listen Listening... / 1:11 Listen to this story Four Delaware farm families honored for 100 years of farm ownership By Kelli Steele • Dec 12, 2018 Delaware’s Department of Agriculture is honoring four First State families for their commitment to farming the same land for 100 years or more. Listen Listening... / 1:03 Listen to this story USDA to collect final 2018 crop production and crop stocks data By Kelli Steele • Dec 2, 2018 Delaware Public Media The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is surveying First State farmers this month. Listen Listening... / 0:56 Listen to this story Invasive Emerald Ash Borer discovered in Middletown and Seaford By Kelli Steele • Nov 26, 2018 Courtesy of Delaware Department of Agriculture A destructive insect from Asia that attacks and kills Ash trees is showing up in more places around Delaware. Listen Listening... / 1:01 Listen to this story Historic picnic pavilion at Redden State Forest re-opens; safer for community use By Kelli Steele • Jul 18, 2018 Delaware Forest Service A historic picnic pavilion at Redden State Forest is once again open to the public. Listen Listening... / 0:57 Listen to this story Urban Forestry Workshop planned at DDA on Feb. 13 By Kelli Steele • Jan 27, 2018 Delaware Forest Service Delawareans can sign up for an “Urban and Community Forestry Grant Workshop,” planned for next month at the Department of Agriculture in Dover. Listen Listening... / 1:14 Listen to this story. Ag Dept. receives federal funding for research and marketing projects By Kelli Steele • Nov 2, 2017 Seven Delaware Department of Agriculture projects have received grant funding through USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Listen Listening... / 0:59 Listen to this story.