Tickets are now available for the 43rd annual Agricultural Industry Dinner set for Thursday, Jan. 23, at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. An early bird discount is available for registrations received by Tuesday, Dec. 31.
Sponsored by the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations, the event began in 1971 as a way to celebrate Delaware farmers and honor Delaware's agricultural heritage. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee will present the Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture.
Tickets purchased by the Dec. 31 early bird deadline are $60 per person or $550 per table of 10. Tickets purchased by the Friday, Jan. 10 final deadline are $65 per person or $600 per table.
The evening begins with a reception at 5 p.m., and dinner is at 6:30 p.m.
Registration forms are available at dda.delaware.gov; from the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations, PO Box 132, Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934; or from Lisa Wildermuth, email@example.com, or Holly Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org, at the Department of Agriculture. Individuals, organizations or companies interested in sponsorships can find out more on the registration form. For more information, call 302-698-4500.