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Delaware Department of Agriculture

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Plant Industries

Our Mission

The mission of the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) Plant Industries Section is to prevent the introduction, establishment, or spread of plant and honeybee pests, and suppress, control, abate, or eradicate those pests that are dangerously injurious to the agricultural, horticultural, and forestry interests of the state; enforce the Plant Pests Law, the Nurseries and Nursery Stock Law, the Noxious Weeds Law and DDA Rules & Regulations for Noxious Weed Control, the Beekeeping Law, the Seed Law, and Grain Testing Devices Law; regulate, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), agricultural biotechnology research; provide export certification and inspection services for exporters of Delaware agricultural plants and plant products; and provide seed certification, seed testing services, and inspection services for harvested grains.

Farming for Native Pollinators

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"Sampling - Bee Bowls "
Photo by Randy Ciurlino
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"Native Bee - Agapostemon splendens
Photo by Heather Harmon


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For Additional Information Contact:
Faith Kuehn, Plant Industries Administrator
Delaware Department of Agriculture
2320 South DuPont Highway
Dover, Delaware 19901
Phone No.: (302) 698-4587
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Last Updated: Friday, 30-May-2014 10:18:17 EDT
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