Agriculture and farming provide a not insignificant part of the state's
income. Delaware is a major poultry producer.
Other resources include crops
(potatoes), fruits (apples, nuts, melons), fish (crabs, sea trout) and oyster
farming. The industry that has established itself in the ports of the Delaware
Bay has for main industrial sectors the chemistry, the textile (synthetic
textiles), the automobile construction, the agro-food (canning factory), the
rubber industry and the plastic. Delaware is home to the powerful chemical firm
DuPont de Nemours.
Provides a list of all holidays in the state of Delaware when both banks and
schools are closed, including national wide and world holidays, such as New
Year, Christmas, and Thanksgiving Day, as well as regional holidays of Delaware.
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Universities in Delaware
University of Delaware
The State University of Delaware in the city of Newark is the largest university
in the state with approximately 20,000 enrolled students. The main campus is in
Newark, but the university also maintains campuses in Dover, Georgetown, Lewes,
and Wilmington. The university, founded in 1743, is one of the best state
universities in the United States and is considered a public ivy. Due to their
age, there are also numerous historic buildings on the campus. Examples are
Dupont Hall or Memorial Hall. The latter dates from 1925 and has long served as
the university library.
Delaware State University
Delaware State University,
founded in 1891, is located in the city of Dover. Approximately 4,400 students
are currently enrolled at the university. In 2007, two students were shot at the
so-called "Delaware State University shooting", but fortunately survived.