Spotted Lanternfly Populations Detected in Sussex Co.


The destructive, invasive spotted lanternfly has been detected in Sussex County.According to the Delaware Department of Agriculture, the plant-hopping pest first turned up in New Castle County in 2017. Established populations have been found in Georgetown, Milford, Seaford, Ocean View and Rehoboth Beach.Under a quarantine, residents, businesses or municipalities cannot move any material or object…

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Del. Honors 4 More Century Farm Families

Delaware Century Farm Families 2022 (photo courtesy of Delaware Department of Agriculture)

Four Delaware farm families have been recognized by the Delaware Century Farm Program.The program was established in 1987 to honor families who have owned and farmed their land for at least 100 years. The farms must include at least 10 acres of the original parcel or gross more than $10,000 annually in agricultural sales.  “While…

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