CHAPTER 605

FORMERLY SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

SALUTING THE DELAWARE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY AND THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE FOR THE DELAWARE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY'S FIRST ANNUAL DINNER.

WHEREAS, the Governor Russell W. Peterson and the members of the 126th General Assembly of the State of Delaware are aware that the Agricultural Industry — recently and rightly termed as "Agri-business" — is Delaware's largest industry, grossing $150,000,000 in farm sales and a total industry gross product exceeding $500,000,000; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Agricultural Industry provides employment for a third of the State's total work force; and

WHEREAS, the Governor and the members of the 126th General Assembly were appreciative guests at the First Delaware Agricultural Industry Dinner held on February 13, 1971, in Dover; and

WHEREAS, the Governor and the members of the 126th General Assembly wish to give proper recognition and thanks to all of the Delawareans who worked diligently to make the Industry's First Annual Dinner a highly successful event; and

WHEREAS, the dinner committee executed its duties under the guidance and sponsorship of the Delaware Council of Farm Organization.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED that the Senate and House of Representatives of the 126th General Assembly, in recognition of the outstanding role played by "Agri-business" in the State of Delaware, and in appreciation of the great inaugural dinner sponsored by the fine people of the Delaware Agricultural Industry, send sincere expressions of congratulations and thanks to all members of the Agricultural Dinner Committee and to the

members of the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations for a job "well-done".

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the text of this Resolution be spread upon the minutes of the Senate and House Journals and copies forwarded to Secretary of Agriculture Wallace "Pat" Caulk and to the other officers of the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations and to the members of the Delaware Agricultural Industry Dinner Committee.

Approved April 9, 1971.