SALISBURY, Md. (AP) - Members of Delaware's congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region's poultry industry.
U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons both planned to attend the 58th annual Delmarva Poultry Industry banquet in Salisbury, Md. on Wednesday.
The event, sponsored by Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc., honors the region's chicken farmers and other members of the poultry industry.
Maryland comptroller general Peter Franchot also was expected to attend the evening event at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center.
The Maryland Department of Agriculture has released changes to proposed regulations that would crackdown on pollution from phosphorous after pulling them late last month.
The new revised rules would be phased in through October of 2014.
This will give farmers time to look at their nutrient management plans to gage how much their application of manure will be affected by the new regulations.