Author: Jenn Antonik

DEFB News

CFAP-2 details for Delaware Farmers and Ranchers from the Delaware Farm Bureau

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing additional direct assistance to farmers and ranchers impacted by COVID-19. The additional Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, known as CFAP-2 began September 21, 2020 and applications will continue to be accepted through December 11, 2020. The USDA is using funds made available for the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter[…]

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DEFB News

Mikayla Paul joins state office staff as marketing coordinator

Mikayla Paul is ready to start a new adventure with the Delaware Farm Bureau as its new marketing coordinator. After graduating from Caesar Rodney High School and later Goldey-Beacom College with an MBA in marketing management and business administration, she spent several years working for small shops in Dover, Bel Boutique and The Loocke Boutique,[…]

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DEFB News / Meet Your Farmer

Meet your farmer: Adrian Mobilia

Adrian Mobilia and his wife Jessica have found their agricultural niche in southern Delaware. The couple purchased a 26-acre farm in 2015 where they built Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery which continues to grow every year. But their stories don’t begin there. Both came from lifelong farming backgrounds. Mobilia is a fourth-generation farmer from Pennsylvania;[…]

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Advocacy / DEFB News

Delaware Farm Bureau promotes #StillFarming movement

The Delaware Farm Bureau is celebrating farmers this summer along with the Maryland Grain Producers, Maryland Farm Bureau, Delmarva Poultry Industry and Sussex and Kent County Farm Bureaus. Thanks to their collaboration, new lawn signs can now be found throughout the Delmarva Peninsula promoting the agriculture industry and its professionals that are #StillFarming, working hard[…]

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Advocacy / DEFB News

Teens awarded with scholarships from the Delaware Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee

The Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee of the Delaware Farm Bureau is proud to announce two scholarship winners for the 2020-2021 school year. Maci Carter of Harrington and Shannon O’Hara of Milford will each be awarded with $1,000 from the committee to benefit their college education. Headed to the University of Delaware this fall, Carter[…]

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Advocacy / DEFB News

Urban farming project awarded with White-Reinhardt grant in Delaware

NCC Farm Bureau, Delaware Center for Horticulture secure funding for ag literacy program in Wilmington The New Castle County Farm Bureau was awarded a $1,000 grant to benefit the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) to support urban farming and ag literacy in Wilmington. The White-Reinhardt Fund for Education, made available through the American Farm Bureau[…]

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DEFB News

Free Investing in Your Farm’s Future online series to begin next week

A free, online series entitled “Investing in Your Farm’s Future” will begin on Thursday, August 6 and will run for four consecutive Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Topics include “Retirement Planning” (August 6), “Health Insurance in Later Years” (August 13), “Business Planning and Communications” (August 20), and “Legal Topics, Planning Tools and Finding the[…]

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Advocacy / Ag Safety / DEFB News

First responders in Delaware awarded with grain bin rescue tubes, training

First responders in Delaware will have more access to grain bin rescue tubes and training this year thanks to Nationwide Insurance and the Delaware Farm Bureau. Nationwide’s seventh annual Nominate Your Fire Department Contest saw 41 winners this year, some of which included awardees whose training and equipment was paid for by local farm bureaus.[…]

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