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Delaware Department of Agriculture

An invasive pest that came over from China and Vietnam to Pennsylvania in 2014 landed in upstate Delaware last year. Now, the Spotted Lanternfly has now hitchhiked to Kent County.

 


Delaware State Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service wants to add to its wildfire crews before next year’s fire season.

 


Delaware Forest Service

A wildfire crew from Delaware is spending the next two weeks in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain region to help battle one of a handful of blazes there.

 

 


Delaware Public Media

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is preserving more farmland in the state.


Delaware Public Media

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will reach out to Delaware farmers over the next few weeks for feedback on June crop acreage and stock levels.

 

Courtesy of CDC.gov

State health officials are advising Delaware residents to avoid eating chopped romaine lettuce, as several nearby states including Pennsylvania have seen E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona.

 

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.


Delaware Forest Service

The Delaware Urban and Community Forestry Program is making money available to encourage community tree projects.


Delaware Public Media

Farmers in Delaware and Maryland have the opportunity from now until early February to have an impact on their communities and the industry by taking part in the 2017 Census of Agriculture.


Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

No one has come forward yet to claim “Kiwi” — the stray emu that was wandering around Sussex County and was then brought to a shelter in Townsend.

 

 


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