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Letter from Secretary Fisher Regarding Ag Labor Housing
May 18, 2018May 18, 2018
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Letter from Secretary Fisher Regarding Ag Labor Housing

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has asked members of the ag community to distribute the attached communications throughout the ag community. The letter from NJDCA concerns farm-labor housing, especially any agricultural buildings that previously served other purposes but have been converted to farm-labor housing. It also emphasizes a phased-in approach to helping farms, if...

House Farm Bill Vote Approaching, Please Read!
May 16, 2018May 16, 2018
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House Farm Bill Vote Approaching, Please Read!

The House Agriculture Committee has approved a Farm Bill that the House will vote on, likely this Friday, that further tips the playing field toward subsidizing large commodity farmers, away from small and mid-size fruit and vegetable growers. This bill fails to address the needs of our farmers and will increase hunger in New Jersey....

National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Spring 2018 Meeting Materials Published
March 9, 2018March 9, 2018
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National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Spring 2018 Meeting Materials Published

From the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP) has posted meeting materials for the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Spring meeting, to be held in Tuscon, AZ, April 25-27, 2018. Documents are posted on the Spring 2018 NOSB meeting webpage. Posted materials include a tentative Meeting Agenda and Proposals...

CULTIVATING ‘ANANDA’: JOY OF FARMING AND HEALTHY LIVING
December 12, 2017December 13, 2017
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CULTIVATING ‘ANANDA’: JOY OF FARMING AND HEALTHY LIVING

CULTIVATING ‘ANANDA’: JOY OF FARMING AND HEALTHY LIVING Here is a link to a wonderful summary of true sustainability in agriculture, from friends in Bangladesh.  Ubing.org Post   – This is a must read! “To realize the principle of biodiversity-based ecological farming, Nayakrishi farmers follow ten simple rules following the ten fingers of two hands. Fingers...

Bulk Order: Clarus AGR Poultry Compost Fertilizer, 1-Ton Bulk Sacks $120 Plus Shipping
December 7, 2017December 7, 2017
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Bulk Order: Clarus AGR Poultry Compost Fertilizer, 1-Ton Bulk Sacks $120 Plus Shipping

Barry Draycott, Sales Partner for Nutrients PLUS, has offered NOFA-NJ’s Bulk Order program a limited time clearance price on Clarus AGR Nutrients Plus 4-4-2 poultry compost fertilizer. Shipping costs will be determined based on the quantity ordered. Attached, please find a product tri-fold, a one page info sheet, and the product’s OMRI Cert Clarus AGR.