A comprehensive list of farming and agricultural sites and resources with relevant information for the Delmarva Peninsula.
Delaware Department of AgricultureDDA exists to sustain and promote the viability of food, fiber, and agricultural industries in Delaware through quality services that protect and enhance the environment, health, and welfare of the general public.
Delmarva Farmland Strategy ProjectThe American Farmland Trust initiated the Delmarva Farmland Strategy Project to bring new tools to communities struggling to accommodate change and growth while retaining a profitable agricultural sector.
Delmarva Poultry IndustryNonprofit organization working for the continued progress of the poultry industry on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Mar-Del Watermelon Association"Promoting locally-grown, delicious and nutritious watermelons." Site features information on events, watermelon facts, photos and promotions.
University of Maryland ExtensionUME educational programs and problem-solving assistance are available to citizens and are based on the research and experience of land grant universities.
Virginia Cooperative Extension Provides resources and educational outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia's more than 7 million residents in the areas of agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community viability, and 4-H youth development.
Virginia Farm BureauThe VFB helps farmers by promoting the commonwealth's agriculture industry and working with policymakers to create and environment where agriculture can prosper to improve the lives of all Virginians.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:10 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:10:59 GMT
SALISBURY, Md.- The Salisbury Fire Department has received more than $200,000 in federal grant funds for the purchase of portable radios to be used for the protection and delivery of emergency services,More
The Salisbury Fire Department has received more than $200,000 in federal grant funds for the purchase of portable radios to be used for the protection and delivery of emergency services, city officials announced Wednesday.More
Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:50 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:50:26 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP)- The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican bid to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states. The current program, known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,More
The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican bid to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states. More
Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:22 PM EDT2013-05-22 16:22:49 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP)— The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary estimate announced Wednesday by the Oklahoma Insurance Department.More
The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary official estimate announced Wednesday. State authorities meanwhile said two infants were among the 24 people who perished in the twister.More
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:51 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:51:15 GMT
SALISBURY, Md.- A former gym teacher who taught at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was on trial Monday in a "Peeping Tom" case.Jeffrey Brabitz appeared in Wicomico County Circuit Court on chargesMore
A former gym teacher at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was found not guilty in a "Peeping Tom" case. More