The Great State: Delaware

Delaware was the first state and is the smallest state, but it still represents agriculture in a big way. Corn is gorn on almost half of the cultivated land in Delaware. The state is also home to apples, chickens, livestock, wheat and soybeans. While the state is small, it's agriculture industry brings in over $1 billion a year.

Capital: Dover

Population: 885,201

Founded: December 7, 1787 (Delaware was the first state!)

State Bird: Blue Hen Chicken

State Tree: American Holly

State Flower: Peach Blossom

State Flag:


Largest City: Wilmington

Nickname: The First State


Farm Facts:

Number of Farms: 2,500

Average Farm Size: 200 acres

Total Farmland: 510,253 acres


For more information on Delaware, check out the state's website.



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