Direct market conference to join vegetable growers in A.C. - Sciarappa talk to focus on organic production and marketing skills - By Pegi Ballister-Howells - Special to The New Jersey Farmer
NJ Agribusiness Association meets at EcoComplex - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - BORDENTOWN - I always say,

Farmers opt for gleaning to clear out extra stock - By Tamara Scully - AFP Correspondent - Blairstown - Whats a farmer to
North Jersey gets local into schools lunch rooms - By Tamara Scully - AFP Correspondent - Blairstown - Across the nation,

Kuperus to step down amid cabinet shuffle - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON - New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Charles M. Kuperus on
Beginners beekeeping class aims to increase New Jerseys pollinator base - By WILLIAM PERSSON
AFP Correspondent - BORDENTOWN - New Jersey beekeepers - both

SPECIAL Tractorcade 2008

Photos from Kevin George - Editor - April 1, 2008

New Jersey Master Gardeners meet at East Brunswick - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - NEW BRUNSWICK - New Jerseys Master Gardeners met
Start-ups gather for 6th annual conference - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - CHERRY HILL - The Food Business Incubation
Pepper researchers tour South Jersey farms - By Dorothy Noble - AFP Correspondent - ATLANTIC CITY - More than 100
N.J. officials help promote agritourism in state - HILLSBOROUGH - New Jersey Secretary of

Ten New Jersey counties declared disaster areas - TRENTON - United States Secretary of
A.C. pepper conference links global researchers - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - ATLANTIC CITY - Its a real
Field crops focus of Extension twilight meeting - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - WESTAMPTON - When asked if

Corzine catches heat after signing Highlands protection plan - TRENTON - Gov. Jon Corzine has signed an
Farm and Food Open House, a day late, shines like weather - By Tamara Scully - AFP Correspondent - PITTSTOWN - The farmers of the
Group visits plots for organic grain, forage - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - BRIDGETON - In New Jersey,

Shortage of large animal veterinarians reaching critical level - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP - Correspondent - ATLANTIC CITY - Food safety
Lang able to find niche in cartoon set on farm life - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - Churubusco, Ind. - Bob Lang didnt
Rotational grazing focus of pasture tour - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - EVERITTSTOWN - When Abigail Jones

Monsanto: Price of some seed corn to jump to $300 - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - The price of seed corn for
Kuperus, Fisher ask consumers to seek out Jersey Fresh - Mullica Hill - New Jersey Secretary of
State officials help open new market in Margate - MARGATE - New Jersey Secretary of
Reasons keep growing for buying Jersey - Fresher taste. Greater food

Burlington County Farm Fair draws 5,000 attendees - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - LUMBERTON - The Best Week of
USB rep says Port of Balt. could export out soybeans - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Senior Editor - CENTREVILLE, Md. - Discussions are in
New Jerseys peach reputation celebrated - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - MULLICA HILL - The 26th annual
Fulper Farms celebrating 100 years by open house - LAMBERTVILLE - This year, the

NJDA, ag cabinet post prove to survive budget cuts - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON - Originally targeted to
Synergy creates strong draw for new Burlington farmers market - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - MOORESTOWN - Last spring, the new
Moods survive change with direct marketing - By Sarah L. Cranston - AFP Correspondent - ELK TOWNSHIP - The air in

Pinelands expanding through its 25 years - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - COLUMBUS - Approached from
NOFA-NJ twilight tour discusses organic blueberry production - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - NEW EGYPT - Several times
New Jerseys top seafood chef ready to represent Garden State in national competition in August - TRENTON - New Jersey Secretary of

Ag is value-added at 1895 Organic Farm - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - LUMBERTON - A walking tour
DFA lists N.J. among safe tomato states in release - TRENTON - New Jersey was
Dairy farm invites media to educate public - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - MULLICA HILL - Ward and

Farmers may have opportunity to cash in on carbon trading - By CAROL KINSLEY - AFP Correspondent - GEORGETOWN, Del. - Opportunities are
NOFA-NJ announces its twilight schedule - PENNINGTON - As a fourth-generation farm,
School districts are benefiting from providing local produce - By Tamara Scully - AFP Correspondent - Blairstown - According to some, putting
Tragedy overshadows horse riding event - By Sarah L. Cranston - AFP Correspondent - ALLENTOWN, N.J. - The Horse Park of

N.J. Trail Ride Association carries out 46th 100-mile trek - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - SHAMONG - The New Jersey Trail Ride Association held its
Sports agency chief: NJ horse racing needs permanent fix - OCEANPORT (AP) - The horse racing industry in
1940s always in fashion in Lambertville - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - LAMBERTVILLE - The Howell Living History Farm offered
Rutgers Cooperative Extension personnel receives awards - New Brunswick - Rutgers Cooperative Extension personnel and

Corzine reportedly softens stance on eliminating NJDA - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON - Just a couple
Rousseau finds static in Budget Committee - By Sarah Cranston - AFP Correspondent - TRENTON - New Jersey State Treasurer David Rousseau testified
Save New Jersey Agriculture magnets an early hit - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - EASTON, Md. - The president of
New crop of young farmers flourishing in S. Jersey - TRENTON - For New Jersey Secretary of

Niewenhuis urges budget committee to spare NJDA - By SARAH CRANSTON - AFP Correspondent - TRENTON - New Jersey Farm Bureau President Richard Nieuwenhuis urged the
State ag supporters flood Trenton - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON - An estimated 1,000 people and
State personnel encouraged to stay mum over NJDA matter - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - TRENTON - Each of about

New Jersey Farm Bureau not fooling around - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON - A rally and
NJFB leading crusade to save NJDA, Ag Board - By KEVIN GEORGE and SARAH CRANSTON - TRENTON - The New Jersey Farm Bureaus list of
Farm Bureau volunteers gather for training conference - By Sarah L. Cranston - AFP Correspondent - CHERRY HILL - State and county
Kuperus visits states top ag-ed program - ALLENTOWN - By the end of 2008, the

Kuperus: NJDA has a pile of work to do - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - TRENTON - Despite the recent
Farmers react to prospect of losing Dept. of Agriculture - By SARAH CRANSTON - AFP Correspondent - PRINCETON - Since Gov. Jon S. Corzine announced
Farmers from Sussex, Warren counties discuss Category 1 waterways - By Tamara Scully - AFP Correspondent - Frankford Township - A panel discussion,
All Around the World theme at South Jersey teen conference - SWEDESBORO - Eleven Camden County 4-H members attended

- TRENTON - The rumors were proven true on Feb. 26.
Dept. of Ag responding to national beef recall - TRENTON - The New Jersey Department of Agriculture is
Switching to wood power revives wholesale florist - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY- Associate Editor - BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - About two years ago
Three more CRP projects get approval from USDA - BORDENTOWN - Paul Hlubik, executive director for
Mackey named N.J. outstanding young farmer - CHERRY HILL - Holly Mackey, a

Corzines budget strategy includes elimination of NJDA

Marshall discusses basics of horse care - By WILLIAM PERSSON - AFP Correspondent - New Brunswick - The seminar, So
Leaders, representatives meet at Cherry Hill - By KEVIN GEORGE - Editor - CHERRY HILL - Agricultural leaders and
Leadership class meets to strengthen skills - By SARAH L. CRANSTON - AFP Correspondent - CHERRY HILL - When the New
HIGHLANDS UPDATE - Trenton - The New Jersey Farm Bureau
Mounts, Brooks, Lee haul in awards - CHERRY HILL - Gary and Pam Mount,
Conference attendees hear other tactics for direct marketing - By JOE COLANERO - AFP Correspondent - ATLANTIC CITY - Community Supported
Alstede, Procacci recognized at VGANJs annual convention - By SEAN CLOUGHERTY - Associate Editor - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey took