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Herbed Chicken Thighs with Apples and Cranberries

Herbed Chicken Thighs with Apples and Cranberries

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Outstanding Chicken Growers Honored at Delmarva Banquet

Twelve outstanding Delmarva Peninsula chicken growers were honored at the April 15, 2015 Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. Booster Banquet. These farm families were selected by their chicken companies for the recognition based upon their flock results, attitude and cooperation with company, adoption and use of more than minimum on-the-farm environmental practices, overall farm appearance, community involvement, and other factors.

Bruce and Erin Bartz, Denton, Maryland - Amick Farms, LLC.
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Connie Carmean, Laurel, Delaware - Mountaire Farms, Inc.
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Mohammad Iqbal, Bloxom, Virginia - Perdue Foods
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Carol Johnson, Bridgeville, Delaware - Allen Harim, LLC.
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James and Christina Kurtz, Snow Hill, Maryland- Tyson Foods
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Robert and Lisa Masten, Milford, Delaware - Allen Harim LLC
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The Murphy Family, Rhodesdale, Maryland - Mountaire Farms, Inc.
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Deosarran Singh, Laurel, Delaware - Mountaire Farms, Inc.
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Roland and Janice Todd, Federalsburg, Maryland - Perdue
Foods
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Ronald and Ellen Vanculin, Galena, Maryland - Perdue Foods
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Billy and Vivian West, Tyaskin, Maryland - Mountaire Farms, Inc.
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Scot and Tammy Wharton, Millsboro, Delaware – Perdue Foods
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Outstanding Persons Recognized at Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. Banquet

Hundreds of persons supportive of the Delmarva Peninsula's chicken community gathered in Salisbury, Maryland on the evening of April 15 for the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI) Booster Banquet, the 1,800-member trade association's annual membership dinner. During its 59th banquet, DPI recognized 12 outstanding chicken growers and three individuals for their work on behalf of the chicken industry.

The J. Frank Gordy, Sr. Delmarva Distinguished Citizen Award, DPI's highest honor, was presented to Jenny Rhodes of Queen Anne's County, Maryland.

The Edward H. Ralph DPI Medal of Achievement was presented to Jeff Smith of near Ocean City, Maryland, the Immediate Past Chairman of the DPI Environmental Committee.

The DPI Medal of Achievement for an elected official went to Maryland State Senator Jim Mathias.

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Help Fund College Scholarships – Play Golf On June 17

Registration has opened for the June 17, 2015 DPI College Scholarship Golf Tournament to raise money for local students interested in a career in Delmarva's chicken industry.

The two-flight tournament at the Green Hill Country Club, just seven miles west of Salisbury, Maryland, is a bargain at just $90 per golfer.

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About DPI

DPI is the nonprofit trade association working for the continued progress of the meat chicken industry in Delaware, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

In existence since 1948, DPI's members include more than 1,000 farm families raising chickens, five companies producing birds on Delmarva, and hundreds of chicken company employees, hundreds of allied industry suppliers of products and services, and Delmarva-based, non-chicken businesses that recognize the important work DPI does to keep the local chicken industry strong.

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.
16686 County Seat Hwy.
Georgetown, DE 19947-4881
(302) 856-9037

 

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Delmarva's Chicken Industry: 75 Years of Progress

Click here to read the 1998 book Delmarva's Chicken Industry: 75 Years of Progress