what's new

Delmarva Flock Supervisors Honored for Dedication to Chicken Community's Farmers, Companies
For downloadable photos of the flock supervisors recognized with awards, go

During Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.'s (DPI) 55th National Meeting on Poultry Health, Processing, and Live Production, eight flock supervisors from Delmarva's five chicken companies received Outstanding Flock Supervisor awards. As flock supervisors, they work with independent chicken growers as liaisons between the farmer and the chicken company.

DPI Hails Md., Del. COVID-19 Relief Programs for Chicken Growers
Eligible Maryland, Delaware Chicken Growers Encouraged to Apply by December 1

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. executive director Holly Porter hailed twin chicken grower COVID-19 assistance programs announced today by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Delaware Gov. John Carney as an important, necessary step to help farmers raising broiler chickens recover from economic stresses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Read More

Dealing with LT: When Biosecurity Matters Most

An avian disease the chicken community is familiar with -- laryngotracheitis (LT), a highly contagious respiratory disease affecting chickens -- is affecting several Delmarva farms this fall. Growers, chicken companies, and allied businesses servicing farms and farmers all have a role to play in preventing the spread of LT, and the current cases underscore how essential it is to practice g...

Read More

Not the Same Old Chicken Song

With the next legislative session in Annapolis drawing near, farmers are already hearing the chords of a familiar song: "It's All Your Fault." A recent op-ed from Kathy Phillips of Assateague Coastal Trust - who's sued...

Read More

other NEWS

6-12-20 / Posted by: James Fisher

As the supply chain that moves America's most-purchased protein, chicken, continues to be...

6-01-20 / Posted by: James Fisher

Through community sales at churches, fire halls and community centers, Delmarva's chicken...

5-14-20 / Posted by: Holly Porter

In these past few weeks, I've been interviewed by reporters from around the country, including...

4-29-20 / Posted by: James Fisher

In response to President Trump's executive order keeping meat and poultry plants operating...

2-19-20 / Posted by: James Fisher

Delmarva's chicken industry grew at slower pace in 2019 than the chicken industry did elsewhere...

1-03-20 / Posted by: James Fisher

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. has opened the application period for its 2020 College...

12-09-19 / Posted by: James Fisher

Holly Porter, executive director of Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., made the following...