New Jersey Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher announced that the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) is offering for the second year in a row, cost-sharing grants to New Jersey farmers to assist with installing deer fencing on…

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today the first update since 2013 of the National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management (IPM)…

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Fall blooming chrysanthemums typically flower under natural conditions…

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Beginning in October, interviewers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will visit nearly 600 vegetable growers in the northeastern states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York in order to…

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New Jersey Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher announced that the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) is offering a workshop to help beginning and aspiring farmers evaluate their finances in preparation for…

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USDA Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on September 26. On the podium, Secretary Perdue was joined by members of…

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The world’s most widely used weed killer may also be indirectly killing bees. New research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that honey bees exposed to…

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The USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) has confirmed that the Asian Longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) was discovered in Somerset County, making it the seventh county in New Jersey where the tick has been found. The tick was found on a…

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A 12-year-old Camden County gelding is the second reported case in New Jersey in 2018 of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses. The horse had…

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Thousands of milk producers across the country, including nearly 4,100 in the Northeast, will receive surveys from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) as the agency collects information for…

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New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and local officials marked Farmers Market Week with a visit to the Downtown…

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New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today announced the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and United States Department of Agriculture personnel confirmed the sighting of the Spotted Lanternfly in…

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The USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) has confirmed that the Longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) was found at Soldier Hill Golf Course in Bergen County, making it the fifth county in New Jersey known to have the tick. The Longhorned tick was also found on a child in Bergen County at…

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation…

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) ends all data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture on July 31. Anyone who received the Census questionnaire is required by law to…

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New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today announced that New Jersey Department of Agriculture and United States Department of Agriculture personnel confirmed the first sighting of the spotted lanternfly in New Jersey. The sighting was made in portions of…

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With a serious heat wave affecting much of the state and country, Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding cautioned livestock and pet owners to take measures to protect animals from high temperatures that can cause them…

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A bill sponsored by New Jersey Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez and New Jersey Senator Vin Gopal providing immunity from criminal and civil liability for someone who breaks and enters a vehicle to rescue an animal under inhumane conditions…

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Legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman and inspired by students from Princeton designating the endangered bog turtle as the New Jersey State Reptile was signed into law today. “I am so proud of the successful effort of students at Riverside Elementary and their teacher, Mark Eastburn, to name the bog turtle as New Jersey’s official [...]

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The USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) confirmed today that the Longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) was found at a location in northern Mercer County as well as there being new findings in…

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