Hogan, Carney: Poultry grants are coming to contract farmers

HURLOCK — On Monday, morning, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) was joined by Delaware Governor John Carney (D) at Russ Stevens’ farm near Waddells Corner, where they announced a new grant program to assist contract poultry growers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program “will provide some direct and much needed assistance for our Maryland […]

Delmarva poultry industry sees spike in sales amid pandemic

GEORGETOWN — During the infancy of COVID-19’s spread last month, area companies satisfied the public’s surge to buy chicken. That’s according to Holly Porter, executive director of Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. “In the first couple of weeks the demand for chicken swelled, especially for grocery stores,” she said. “The chicken processing companies stepped up to […]