In New Jersey Farmer Newspaper December 15, 2002 -
Township continues deer war - Between 500 and 800 deer are roaming Mercer County’s Princeton Township, according.......
Is agritourism right for your farm? - ...Get details at VGANJ meeting in Atlantic City - The 47th annual meeting and trade show of the Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey Inc. will be held in conjunction with ......
AFBF goes to Florida - A diverse slate of activities and events are being planned for .......
Growmark purchase finalized - Agricultural supplier Growmark Inc., Bloomington, Ill., has finalized the purchase of the.......
EQIP incentive ends Jan. 10 - The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in.......
Imports blamed for dry milk surplus - Imports of milk protein concentrates (MPC) have reduced consumption of domestic proteins and......
NJFB names top 10 issues - New Jersey Farm Bureau had a series of informative, timely presentations by a host of speakers at ......
Greenhouses give a behind-the-scenes look - By RON LeHEW - Much like bees and butterflies drawn to.....
Hayes chosen outstanding FFAer of the month........
Gold Farms’ gift basket sent to Letterman.......
Jersey Farmer Newspaper December 1, 2002 Zoning worries farmers - At NJFB meeting - By MARK POWELL - Meeting in Bergen County, Nov. 13 and 14, New Jersey Farm Bureau delegates endorsed a proposal from.....
Plainview Growers - Plug producer innovates at North Jersey greenhouse - By MARK POWELL - Arie Van Vugt could be cut from the same cloth as Henry Ford or Bill Gates — or any other innovator and.....
Nieuwenhuis elected to lead NJFB - New Jersey Farm Bureau delegates elected Richard Nieuwenhuis, a Passaic County greenhouse grower, to the office ....
Ethanol plant waiting on site decision - Locations include Carney’s Point and West Deptford -
New Jersey farmers’ hopes for building an ethanol plant are on hold for now as negotiators tackle issues....In New Jersey Farmer Newspaper November 15, 2002 -
Farmers want GM food labeled - Survey of N.J. producers shows ... - By EDMUND M. TAVERNIER
Rutgers University - The concerns over genetically modified (GM) foods have created a lot of heat and very little light. The discussions around the issues seem to indicate an....
Value-added ag projects get $390,200 from USDA - By MARK POWELL - The USDA handed out grants two weeks ago to a long list of Mid-Atlantic region groups aiming to add value ....
Herbs grown well - In Warren County - By JANE PRIMERANO - Today, herbal medicine is a choice some people make. Many years ago it was a necessity.
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Salem voters okay 2-cent tax for farmland - More than 65 percent of Salem County voters voted for....
In New Jersey Farmer Newspaper November 1, 2002 - Organic rules are in place - USDA’s national organic standards for agricultural products went into effect Oct. 21, providing .....
NJFB appeals E. Amwell - With some municipal governments considering zoning ordinances creating building lots of up to 20....
Adelaja installed at Cook - Last month, the Cook College community gathered in the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center to.....
In New Jersey Farmer Newspaper October 15, 2002 -Agway declares bankruptcy - Telmark not included - The agricultural cooperative Agway Inc. filed for Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code on Oct. 1 with the United States Bankruptcy....
Wool sheep breeders gather in Salem - The Salem County Fairgrounds was alive with an inter-generational farming event sponsored by The....
Rutgers gets $4.3 million to study the corn genome - Rutgers is receiving a $4.3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, part of a $10.2 million,....
2nd largest cranberry grower choses not to harvest crop - Burlington County cranberry producer J. Garfield DeMarco, the state’s second largest cranberry grower, chose not to harvest a crop this fall....
In New Jersey Farmer Newspaper October 1, 2002 -Protect your horse from WNV - USDA says 3,982 equine cases reported from 33 states - The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is urging horse owners to protect their horses from West Nile virus through use of.....
N.J. 4-Hers celebrate 60 years of Seeing Eye - 20,000 puppies later - By JANE PRIMERANO - Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of 4-H is the 60th anniversary of the collaboration between.....
Food safety suspect in produce? - Washington report misrepresents facts, farmer group says - A report issued in Washington, D.C., blamed farm practices for making fruits and vegetables a bearer of.....
In New Jersey Farmer Newspaper September 15, 2002 -Ethnic varieties offer potential - Farmers told at Bridgeton research farm - By JOE COLANERO - In light of the ongoing squeeze on commodity profits, researchers at....
Ag in Action Day planned in Somerset - The Somerset County Board of Agriculture will host Agriculture in....
USDA grants N.J. $2.2 million for farmland preservation - With $2.7 million, Pennsylvania led Mid-Atlantic states and the nation in.....
In New Jersey Farmer newspaper Sept. 1, 2002
Gov. McGreevey endorses ethanol plant - By JEANNE D. BRANDIFF - Holding a press conference at Brown Brothers Farm in Mickleton, Gloucester County, Gov. James E. McGreevey said a proposed ethanol....
DEP wants cranberry farmer to restore wetlands - New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection notified Burlington County cranberry grower....
Drought hitting hard in region - By CAROL KINSLEY, MARK POWELL and AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR It has been dry all summer — everywhere in the Mid-Atlantic region. Rains last week were too....In New Jersey August 15, 2002
East Amwell Twp. zoning battle - Judge rules against farmers In a ruling issued last week, Superior Court Judge Helen Hoens decided not....
‘An out of control hobby’ - Cumberland County nursery produces daylilies - By JEANNE D. BRANDIFF - In summer, rural South Jersey roads are alive with native, orange tiger lilies. If one travels into the....
Heritage Tree Fruit tops the peach fest - Heritage Tree Fruit LLC, of Richwood, Gloucester County won the New Jersey Governor’s Cup at....
New Jersey August 1, 2002
Big job ahead for vegetable industry - Leaders see a
need for changes - By MARK POWELL - Prices are good for New Jersey vegetable growers this year, as....
Warren farmer has a Renaissance - Knights and ladies add a spark to Matarazzo operation - By JANE PRIMERANO - King Arthur was holding court in.... USDA-FSA needs updated info - USDA began mailing letters last week to....
New Jersey July 15 Marketing key to future for produce biz - Task force calls for changes to help vegetable, fruit growers....
National Holstein sale averages $8,207 - Hillsborough syndicate buys cloned calf for $20,500 at Salem County event - By AMY CONQUEST TAYLOR - Approximately 2,200 people attended....
Organic soybeans topic of Snyder Farm twilight meeting - Dan Kluchinski, Mercer County Extension ag agent, is planning an....
New Jersey July 1 -Produce misbranding topic of state memo- In a report to the State Board of Agriculture, June 26, Secretary of....
Prisons ink deal to buy N.J. veggies- The New Jersey Department of Corrections will buy an estimated....
Garden tour highlights successes- By JANE PRIMERANO - Looking at catalogues and browsing through garden centers is not the....June 15, 2002The Holsteins are coming! National dairymen association will
be in Atlantic City June 24th- 27th....
Labor issues highlighted in Cumberland ag tour - “My daughter doesn’t believe what I went through to work here,”....
Produce prices depressed - Farmers are plowing under Romaine lettuce due to low prices, .....
June 1, 2002 - Decision boosts right-to-farm - Court supports nursery operation in Hunterdon County case - By MARK POWELL - Legal experts say New Jersey’s right-to-farm law received a....
Barnyard days: Ag 101 in Blairstown - By JANE PRIMERANO - The Guinea fowl were audible over the....
A farmer’s lesson from 1926 - By JEANNE D. BRANDIFF - What could you learn from someone who has been doing your ....5-15-02 Farm bill better for the Northeast - By MARK POWELL New Jersey farmers and landowners stand to be winners in the final. . . Growing the wine business - By JANE PRIMERANO - In 1982, no one had grown wine grapes in Warren County. Italian grandfathers and . . . Brown on the job at Food Policy Institute - Long-time New Jersey agriculture secretary Art Brown last week . . . .5-01-02 - Ethanol projects booming in region -Pennsylvania group gets ‘green light’ - By CAROL KINSLEY - New Jersey continues to lengthen its lead among regional ethanol . . . .
DEP promotes wind power for farms - By MARK POWELL - Want to try wind power on your farm? - Apparently, about 20 North Jersey producers . . . .
Adelaja named Cook dean - Adesoji O. Adelaja, a faculty member of Cook College since 1986, . . . .4-15-02 - Regional soy association reorganized - By BRUCE HOTCHKISS - Soybean farmers across the Mid-Atlantic, for several years the . . . .A stream ran through it - Farmer editor recalls when Spruce Run Reservoir was farmland - EDITOR’S NOTE - One of the most visible and most dramatic ways to assess the impact of dry weather, or drought, is in the level of reservoirs. The lack of precipitation across much of the Mid-Atlantic last summer, into the fall and through the winter, is painfully evident in the vast dry wasteland which encircles the shrinking water supply in the Spruce Run Reservoir just north of Clinton in Hunterdon County. Senior Editor Bruce Hotchkiss grew up in the now inundated valley of the two creeks whose waters feed the reservoir. Here are some of his memories. .. . . .AFBF: Grocery cost inching upwards - American supermarket shoppers saw a 50-cent increase in the price . . . .4-01-02 - Preserving a ‘foodshed’ -Frelinghuysen meeting draws farmers, friends - About 40 farmers and friends gathered at the library at Genesis . . . .USDA cuts farmers market coupons - By MARK POWELL - While many of the Mid-Atlantic region’s farmers are . . . .Hunterdon’s Melick named outstanding fruit grower - At a growers meeting held at the Rutgers Snyder Research . . . .3-15-02 - NJDA writing livestock welfare guidelines - Animal rights group plans Trenton rally - By MARK POWELL - The letter is earnest. - “As a component of my research . . . .Ethanol boost likely from Senate deal - By MARK POWELL - Although it might mean a diminished Northeastern market for ethanol, the . . . .3-01-02 - Federal organic rules call for certification - By JANE PRIMERANO - Uppermost on the minds of organic growers at the . . . .Growing food for the vegans - Plant-based nutrition conference includes N.J. ag agents - By JOE COLANERO - Choosing Philadelphia’s China-town to host a conference titled . . . .2-15-02 - Dairying in a desert - New Jersey Farmer Associate Editor Amy Conquest went on a tour of various agricultural facilities with the New Jersey Farm Bureau during the American Farm Bureau Convention in Reno, Nev., last month. One of the sites toured was Eric Olsen’s dairy farm near Sparks. By AMY CONQUEST . . . .SADC grants target farm viability - By JANE PRIMERANO - No issue is more important in the Garden State than the . . . .2-01-02 - Kuperus named - After 19 years with the popular Art Brown, NJDA to be headed by nurseryman - By MARK POWELL - Charlie Kuperus has his mandate. “My charge to Charlie is clear — preserve our farms, fight for our . . . .Soymilk firm welcomes farmers - Organic beans offer big returns - By MARK POWELL - Entrepreneur magazine called Steve Demos the “soy wonder.” Demos, a Philadelphia native, . . . .1-15-02 - Rigolizzo honored - by Farm Bureau - By AMY CONQUEST - Last week, New Jersey Farm Bureau President John Rigolizzo Jr. was . . . .‘From our Farm’ showcased - By AMY CONQUEST - Rutgers Cooperative Extension, working with others in the agricultural community, . . . .Who’s protecting our bees? - By JANE PRIMERANO - Home gardeners have been calling Rutgers University for several springs now to . . . .1-01-02 - Ag trade poised for a great ’02 - The United States is poised for great . . . .‘There aren’t too many people like them’ - Farm Bureau women support Ronald McDonald House - By AMY CONQUEST - The holiday season is often accompanied by accounts . . . .