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TRENTON, N.J.) ― The New Jersey State Agricultural Convention and Trade Show will be held February 9-11 at the new Harrah’s Resort Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the creation of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. The Department is hosting the convention in cooperation with...

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) ― The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has begun conducting the 2015 Certified Organic Survey to gather up-to-date data on certified organic crops and livestock in the United States. This special survey effort is critical to...

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) ― U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of $18.9 million in competitive grants to support fellowships and other higher education training projects in food, nutrition, natural resources and agriculture fields. These fellowships are administered through USDA's...

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(TRENTON, NJ) ― With much of New Jersey expected to see significant snowfall during a nor'easter this weekend, the Department of Environmental Protection is reminding local and county governments of steps to keep roadways and neighborhoods as safe and clear as possible while also protecting the environment...

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(TRENTON, N.J.) – A snow covered hydrant puts people’s lives at risk. With this weekend’s impending storm underscoring the needs of firefighters, both volunteer and paid, Assemblyman John F. McKeon announced on Thursday that he will re-introduce legislation addressing the concerns of firefighters in locating and identifying fire hydrants during an emergency...

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