Senator Carper gets an inside look at the latest advances in the Poultry Industry
KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES, DE – Senator Tom Carper will spend the afternoon Friday, June 20th touring various chicken facilities throughout the First State. Senator Carper will take a look at the latest technologies used for recycling chicken waste and improving the environment. ***Tentative***
Please Call if Interested in Covering any of the Following Events Friday, June 20, 2003 2:30 PM
Ron and Laura Brown’s New State-of-the-Art Perdue Poultry House Senator Carper will tour a state-of -the-art, windowless, tunnel-ventilated, new poultry house designed by Perdue. Location: Laurel, DE – Rt. 13 South, Right on Rt. 24 toward Sharptown, Right on Mt. Pleasant Rd. toward Bethel, Go 1.3 miles, Left on Watson Rd., Farm is .06 miles on Left. 3:45 PM
Perdue Agriculture Recycling Plant Senator Carper will tour a first-of-its-kind facility that converts poultry litter into organic fertilizer products. The facility helps producers manage their litter, thereby protecting the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland, Delaware and Virginia inland bays from excess nutrients. Location: Seaford, DE – Rt.24 to Rt.13, Left on Rd. 485 (O’Neals Road), at stop sign turn Right on Seaford Road (Rt. 13A), Plant is 100 yards on Left.