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Lenders have farmers' backs during COVID-19 uncertainty

To produce food, fuel, and fiber for all, farmers have a number of expenses, including land, equipment, labor, seed, and other inputs. During the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers are concerned, like many others, about paying these bills. Thankfully, in Delmarva's agricultural community, lenders ste...

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New monitoring network tracks ammonia, particulates in Maryland's ambient air

A new ambient air monitoring network on Maryland's Eastern Shore is up and running. The monitoring network, jointly support...

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Chicken Grower Aid Endorsed by All of Delmarva's U.S. Senators

Nineteen U.S. Senators have written to Senate leaders asking that future legislation helping the country recover from the economic damage of COVID-19 include direct federal aid to chicken growers who have lost at least five percent of expected revenue during the pandemic.

All six senators f...

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Kept farmbound by pandemic, chicken growers turned to technology to help each other

By Jenell Eck | Maryland Grain Producers Association

Commerce on much of the Delmarva Peninsula shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic this March. Yet farmers kept working as the busiest time of their year drew closer. Grain far...

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6-12-20 / James Fisher

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


6-01-20 / James Fisher

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


5-14-20 / Holly Porter

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


4-29-20 / James Fisher

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


2-19-20 / James Fisher

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


1-03-20 / James Fisher

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


12-09-19 / James Fisher

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


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