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Assistant Secretary Atchison announced today the Department is now accepting applications for cost-share grants for the ...
02/16/2024

Assistant Secretary Atchison announced today the Department is now accepting applications for cost-share grants for the installation of wildlife fencing on preserved and unpreserved farms. The wildlife fencing program is an updated version of the deer fencing program that was announced in the spring of 2023. Read more at https://bit.ly/4bENPS7. Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Salem County Board of Agriculture Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H New Jersey Agricultural Society New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC Jersey Fresh Farm to School

The USDA's Census of Agriculture released earlier this week revealed that New Jersey continues to go against the nationa...
02/16/2024

The USDA's Census of Agriculture released earlier this week revealed that New Jersey continues to go against the national trend by adding more farms, with the amount reaching nearly 10,000. The national trend showed a 7 percent decrease in the number farms. The Census also showed the Garden State among the leading producers in the U.S. of several crops. Read more at https://bit.ly/49ERpKv Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Salem County Board of Agriculture Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H New Jersey Agricultural Society Jersey Fresh Farm to School New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC

As part of last week's annual State Agricultural Convention, Ag Ambassadors from various counties and organizations have...
02/15/2024

As part of last week's annual State Agricultural Convention, Ag Ambassadors from various counties and organizations have a reception before the Joint Agriculture Convention Dinner Banquet, and then are recognized at the beginning of the banquet. The ambassadors, who help promote their organizations at county ag fairs and competitions, also met Assistant Secretary Atchison and State Board of Agriculture President Holly Sytsema before the banquet on Wednesday evening. Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ New Jersey 4-H New Jersey FFA Association Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey Agricultural Society Jersey Fresh Farm to School New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC

There were several awards given out during the State Agricultural Convention last week. These included Distinguished Ser...
02/14/2024

There were several awards given out during the State Agricultural Convention last week. These included Distinguished Service Award winners James Abma Sr., Jim Giamarese, and Frank Yesalavich, Outstanding Young Farmer Byron DuBois, Vegetable Growers of the Year Lenny and Angelo Grasso of Grasso Farms, Phillip Alampi Marketing Industry Award winners Ray and Nancy Painter of Edible Jersey magazine, the Neil Robson Farmers Against Hunger Award winners Michael Brooks and Jimmy Abma Jr., the New Jersey Agricultural Society Leadership Award to Rich Norz, accepted by his wife Debbie, and the Tony Russo Farmers Marketing Award to Matt Conver (not pictured) of Cherry Grove Organic Farm. Congratulations to each of the winners! Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ New Jersey Agricultural Society Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture Salem County Fair Association - NJ Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Salem County Abma Farms Giamarese Farm Edible Jersey Norz Hill Farm & Market

Byron DuBois, a Salem County vegetable and grain grower, has been chosen as New Jersey’s 2024 Outstanding Young Farmer b...
02/14/2024

Byron DuBois, a Salem County vegetable and grain grower, has been chosen as New Jersey’s 2024 Outstanding Young Farmer by the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture. DuBois and his wife, Karen, are also one of 10 finalists for the 2024 National Outstanding Young Farmer Award, which will be awarded at the National Outstanding Young Farmer Congress on Feb. 15-18 in Ferndale, Wash. They were recognized at the Joint State Agricultural Convention Banquet last week. https://bit.ly/42FMCWJ Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Salem County, NJ Salem County Fair Association - NJ Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Salem County Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H New Jersey Agricultural Society Jersey Fresh Farm to School New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC Salem County Government

Several guest speakers gave presentations at last week's State Agricultural Convention. The featured speaker at the Join...
02/13/2024

Several guest speakers gave presentations at last week's State Agricultural Convention. The featured speaker at the Joint Agricultural Convention Banquet was Paul Mobley (pictured with Assistant Secretary Atchison) who shared the stories behind the pictures of his American Farmer book, filled with photos of farmers across country that he spent four years taking. Also speaking to the convention delegates were NJDA Food and Nutrition Division Director Rose Chamberlain, Bridgeton Public Schools Food Service Director Warren DeShields, New Jersey Farm Bureau President Allen Carter, State FFA Association President Chase Sherburne, New Jersey 4-H Speaker Michael Powell, New Jersey Office of Food Security Advocate Director Mark Dinglasan, and Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Executive Director Dr. Laura Lawson. Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester County Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H Jersey Fresh Farm to School New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC New Jersey Office of the Food Security Advocate

Two farmers and a long-time Ag education teacher and advocate received Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citations fr...
02/12/2024

Two farmers and a long-time Ag education teacher and advocate received Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citations from the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture during the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention last week. Those honored at the Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner Banquet were James Abma Sr., Jim Giamarese, and Frank Yesalavich. Read more at https://bit.ly/3utSIwI Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey FFA Foundation New Jersey FFA Alumni and Supporters New Jersey 4-H New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC

The Department is represented with several booths on the State Agricultural Convention exhibit floor. We have representa...
02/07/2024

The Department is represented with several booths on the State Agricultural Convention exhibit floor. We have representatives from our Jersey Fresh team, Jersey Fresh Farm to School team, Produce Safety team, and Agricultural and Natural Resources Division to inform and take sign-ups for the new ManureLink.
To learn can also learn more about each at the following links:
https://findjerseyfresh.com/JerseyFresh
https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/farmtoschool/
https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/producesafety/
https://njmanurelink.rutgers.edu/ New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Burlington County Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H New Jersey Agricultural Society New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC

The State Agricultural Convention is underway this morning in Atlantic City as State Board President Holly Sytsema and A...
02/07/2024

The State Agricultural Convention is underway this morning in Atlantic City as State Board President Holly Sytsema and Assistant Secretary Atchison addressed delegates at the opening session.
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The deadline to submit New Jersey applications for consideration for the FY24 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program March 2...
02/06/2024

The deadline to submit New Jersey applications for consideration for the FY24 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program March 22, 2024. Use the link to find out more information and apply https://bit.ly/3R4kirL

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A well-crafted farm website not only serves as a marketing tool but also provides a platform to showcase products, enhan...
02/05/2024

A well-crafted farm website not only serves as a marketing tool but also provides a platform to showcase products, enhance overall visibility, and most importantly, sell more! Rutgers University is hosting a free webinar, "How to Build a High-Converting Farm Website" on creating a farm website at 1 p.m. on February 15. Registration is required at https://bit.ly/3uj5H4e Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ New Jersey Agricultural Society New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H

Please be aware the New Jersey Sire Stakes offers an early season "Maturity", four-year old Trotters and Pacers, at Mead...
02/02/2024

Please be aware the New Jersey Sire Stakes offers an early season "Maturity", four-year old Trotters and Pacers, at Meadowlands. Horses must have made the yearling nomination payment for the Premier Division and/or the Standardbred Development Fund. To remain eligible, a nomination fee of $200 must be made for each horse by February 15th. Purses for the finals shall be tiered based upon the number of entries. For more information use the link provided https://bit.ly/3xfRgvC

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Assistant Secretary Atchison toured the floor of the New Jersey Nursery and Landscape's Association's Total Pro Expo ear...
02/02/2024

Assistant Secretary Atchison toured the floor of the New Jersey Nursery and Landscape's Association's Total Pro Expo earlier this week. The Assistant Secretary stopped and visited with several New Jersey growers, producers and nursery-related representatives. Jersey Grown New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension NJNLA Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture NJLCA - New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H

The Highlands Council has released two draft amendments for public comment.  The RMP Amendments include adoption of the ...
02/01/2024

The Highlands Council has released two draft amendments for public comment. The RMP Amendments include adoption of the Policy Standards for Warehousing in the NJ Highlands Region and an update to the Land Use Capability Zone Map and Technical Report. Find out more at https://bit.ly/49f89HU New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension New Jersey Agricultural Society New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

The Department recently posted a new job opening in our Marketing and Development Division as well as other positions. I...
02/01/2024

The Department recently posted a new job opening in our Marketing and Development Division as well as other positions. If you, or someone you know, is seeking employment go to https://bit.ly/3O0wxlQNJDAJobs Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H New Jersey Agricultural Society New Jersey FFA Alumni and Supporters

Thanks to the Gardener News for this article on the many outstanding accomplishments of our Food and Nutrition Division....
02/01/2024

Thanks to the Gardener News for this article on the many outstanding accomplishments of our Food and Nutrition Division. This includes being No. 1 in the country in the Summer Food Service Program, having a record number of schools participating in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, and connecting farmers and schools through the Farm to School Program and in other ways as well. Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey Department of Education New Jersey Education Association New Jersey School Boards Association New Jersey School Nutrition Association

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The Department has partnered with the Rutgers University, Office of Research Analytics to develop the NJ ManureLink webs...
01/31/2024

The Department has partnered with the Rutgers University, Office of Research Analytics to develop the NJ ManureLink website to provide a unique web-listing service for livestock farmers with composters and farmers looking to sustainably utilize this nutrient rich material. Read more at https://bit.ly/4bgyU0q Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ Rutgers Equine Science Center Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture North Jersey RC&D Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey New Jersey Agricultural Society New Jersey 4-H New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey Composting Council New Jersey Equine Advisory Board New Jersey Farmers' Market Council of Farmers and Communities - NJCFC

Please be aware The Charity Racing Day application deadline is approaching on March 15th, 2024. All monies received by t...
01/31/2024

Please be aware The Charity Racing Day application deadline is approaching on March 15th, 2024. All monies received by the New Jersey Racing Commission on the designated Charity Racing Day are deposited into the Horse Park of New Jersey and the Care of Retired Horses Fund. Use the link to apply https://bit.ly/3tFpXbZ

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Assistant Secretary Atchison attended the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey this past weekend! The com...
01/30/2024

Assistant Secretary Atchison attended the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey this past weekend! The community was able to come together and hear about the wonderful organic agriculture practices in New Jersey.

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Assistant Secretary Atchison stopped by the New Jersey Beekeepers Association Honey Show in the State House Annex on Mon...
01/30/2024

Assistant Secretary Atchison stopped by the New Jersey Beekeepers Association Honey Show in the State House Annex on Monday afternoon. The show includes displays of different types of products made with honey. And this year on Monday, the show also featured a people's choice taste testing of honey from the three finalists selected by the NJ Beekeeper's Association. The Assistant Secretary as well as some legislators, and others took part in the contest, casting a vote for their favorite tasting honey. Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ New Jersey Beekeepers Association Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture State of New Jersey New Jersey 4-H New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey Agricultural Society Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey Central Jersey Beekeepers Association Northeast New Jersey Beekeepers Association Members of NJBA Only South Jersey Beekeepers Association

Your vote counts!Join the New Jersey Beekeepers Association and the NJ State Apiarist for the final event of the Annual ...
01/29/2024

Your vote counts!
Join the New Jersey Beekeepers Association and the NJ State Apiarist for the final event of the Annual State Honey Show by voting for one of the three finalists for the best tasting honey in New Jersey. The voting will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today in the New Jersey State House Annex Hallway. Voters can taste each of the three finalists in the “Black Box” category, where honey is judged on flavor alone, and then vote for their favorite one. The finalist with the most votes will win the People’s Choice Award for best tasting honey in NJ. Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ State of New Jersey New Jersey Beekeepers Association Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester County Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey Agricultural Society New Jersey FFA Association New Jersey 4-H

The schedule for the 2024 New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show has now been posted to our website! Use the ...
01/24/2024

The schedule for the 2024 New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show has now been posted to our website! Use the link provided to access the agenda and more information regarding this event https://bit.ly/3UdDjLx

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Please use the link to find out more about the USDA's Hurricane Insurance Protection - Wind Index (HIP- WI). https://bit...
01/23/2024

Please use the link to find out more about the USDA's Hurricane Insurance Protection - Wind Index (HIP- WI). https://bit.ly/48IBpae

HIP-WI provides coverage for 70 different crops and is available in counties in the vicinity of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic, as well as Hawaii.

Upcoming sales closing dates are January 31, February 28, and March 15.

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01/17/2024

Governor Murphy celebrates New Jersey's progress in addressing food insecurity among students by highlighting the state's recent initiatives to increase access to nutritious meals in schools.

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The 2024 New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show will be held February 6-8 at the Harrah's Resort and Waterfro...
01/17/2024

The 2024 New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show will be held February 6-8 at the Harrah's Resort and Waterfront Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey! This event offers the chance for delegates and guests to learn about issues and latest technologies, agricultural practices, and other opportunities throughout the industry.

For registration information visit https://bit.ly/47PDi4l
We hope to see you there!

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Advancing efforts to eliminate food insecurity among New Jersey’s young learners, Governor Phil Murphy today signed legi...
01/17/2024

Advancing efforts to eliminate food insecurity among New Jersey’s young learners, Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation expanding eligibility criteria under the Working Class Families Anti-Hunger Act, A5684/S4055. Under the legislation, public and non-public schools participating in the National School Lunch Program and/or federal School Breakfast Program will provide a free school lunch and/or breakfast to students whose families have an annual household income of up to 224 percent of the federal poverty level, which will make over 60,000 families newly eligible. Read more at https://bit.ly/3ShNwFg Jersey Fresh New Jersey Farm Bureau Rutgers Cooperative Extension FCHS, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Vegetable Growers Association of NJ New Jersey Department of Education New Jersey Education Association New Jersey School Nutrition Association Jersey Fresh Farm to School Burlington County Board of Agriculture Gloucester Co. Board of Agriculture Cumberland County Board of Agriculture - NJ Cape May County Board of Ag Somerset County NJ Board of Agriculture New Jersey FFA Association

The USDA has announced the green pea crop insurance deadline in New Jersey is February 15th.  Get more information here:...
01/16/2024

The USDA has announced the green pea crop insurance deadline in New Jersey is February 15th. Get more information here: https://bit.ly/3O4sBmP

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Secretarial Disaster Designation S5644 was approved by Secretary Vilsack for Freeze and Frost that occurred May 17,2023 ...
01/12/2024

Secretarial Disaster Designation S5644 was approved by Secretary Vilsack for Freeze and Frost that occurred May 17,2023 through May 18, 2023. Warren, Sussex and Morris Counties were designated as primary disaster counties, with Hunterdon, Somerset, Union, Essex and Passaic Counties as contiguous disaster counties. This designation makes farm operators in primary and contiguous counties eligible to be considered for FSA emergency loans. Farmers in eligible counties have until August 12, 2024, to apply for emergency loan assistance.
Local FSA offices can provide affected farmers with further information.

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New Jersey is dedicated to taking proactive and decisive measures to address climate change. The State has received $3 m...
01/11/2024

New Jersey is dedicated to taking proactive and decisive measures to address climate change. The State has received $3 million from the U.S. EPA to update and enhance our existing climate action plans. Funding will be awarded to implement greenhouse gas reduction strategies included in NJ’s Priority Climate Action Plan (PCAP).
Applications for funding to implement greenhouse gas reduction strategies included in NJ’s Priority Climate Action Plan through the U.S. EPA’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Program are due April 1, 2024.
For more information use the link provided: https://bit.ly/3TU98J4

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The farm stress educators at Penn State Extension are introducing a new podcast series they developed specifically for f...
01/10/2024

The farm stress educators at Penn State Extension are introducing a new podcast series they developed specifically for farmers. It is called “Farm Stress Real Talk with Penn State Extension” and focuses on supporting farmers, farm families and workers in the commercial agriculture industry who are experiencing stress.

To learn more about this podcast: https://bit.ly/48oCqUO
To find ways to stream this podcast: https://bit.ly/3vosaNx

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