• Celebrate National Ag Day by supporting Delaware’s farmers

    Farmers and ranchers work every day of the year to make sure food is available to Americans across the country. But one day is set aside to celebrate those hard efforts – National Ag Day.   Now in its 50th year, the yearly celebration of the hard work of farmers and ranchers is set for Tuesday, […]

  • AFBF Signs Right to Repair MOU with Case IH and New Holland

    This press release was first published by the American Farm Bureau Federation. The American Farm Bureau Federation and CNH Industrial brands, Case IH and New Holland, signed a memorandum of understanding today that provides farmers and ranchers the right to repair their own farm equipment. The MOU follows a similar agreement AFBF entered into with […]

  • Reminder to Detect and Treat for Spongy Moth in 2023

    This press release was first published by the Delaware Forest Service. The Delaware Forest Service encourages landowners and other Delaware residents to scout for any spongy moth (formerly known as gypsy moth) egg masses this coming spring. “Homeowners and woodland owners, especially in last year’s outbreak areas around the Cypress Swamp and Nanticoke State Wildlife […]

  • Delaware Farm Bureau presents 2023 FFA Blue Jacket Bonanza

    More than 80 students received their very own FFA jackets Tuesday morning from the Delaware Farm Bureau as the 93rd Delaware FFA State Convention began with excitement. Each year, DEFB gives the embroidered corduroy jackets to deserving FFA members through its annual Blue Jacket Bonanza as a way to encourage students to continue their agricultural […]

  • Strawberry Festival supports YF&R scholarships, activities

    The Delaware Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee is preparing for a sweet community day out in May. The 13th annual YF&R Strawberry Festival will be held Saturday, May 27 at Bobola Farm & Florist from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.  The event is open to attendees of all ages and includes a fun […]

  • Youth win sheep in Youth Conservationist Program

    This article was submitted by Shane Dury and Elizabeth Handlin. Delaware youth Shane Dury. 10, and Elizabeth Handlin, age 16, were both selected to receive sheep at the 2022 Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival during the Youth Conservationist Program Contest. “I was the 2022 recipient of a yearling White Border Leicester Ewe in the YCP […]

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