Request a Speaker

The Delaware Department of Agriculture can provide speakers on a variety of agricultural and food issues to your organization or group. Subjects can include:

  • Aglands (Farmland) Preservation Program
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agritourism
  • Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO's)
  • Farmers’ Markets
  • Forestry (wildland firefighting, forest Health, forest management, watershed, urban forestry and careers in forestry)
  • Food Safety
  • Healing and Enabling Gardens
  • Horse Racing
  • Invasive Plants and Insects
  • Livestock Health
  • Native Plants
  • Nutrient Management
  • Pesticides (pesticide registration, application, agricultural pesticides, groundwater monitoring)
  • Poultry Health
  • Weights and Measures (scanner inspections, gas pump inspections, commercial scales, heating fuel meters)
  • Young Farmers Loan Program


To request a speaker, contact Dan Shortridge, Chief of Community Relations, at (800) 262-8685 (toll-free) or (302) 698-4520 (office) or E-mail: daniel.shortridge@state.de.us. Please include your organization’s name and information; preferred dates, times and locations; the audience (size, background, ages); and the format of the event (single speaker, roundtable discussion, brown-bag lunch, etc.)


Last Updated: Thursday, 19-Apr-2012 13:35:25 EDT
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