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Distinguished service award in New Jersey goes to seven recipients

Seven farmers and others actively involved in New Jersey agriculture received Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citations from the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture during the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention recently. Those honored at... more »

Rutgers points to early season tree fruit pest control for 2022

Rutgers University Extension has made recommendations for early season tree fruit pest control for 2022, including dormant season oil, copper and urea sprays. Dormant oil sprays The first pest control applications in tree fruit usually... more »

Retired cranberry bog restorations pursued in New England

Cranberry farming was once a prominent industry in southeastern Massachusetts. Today,  however, the cranberry industry is shifting to other areas of the U. S. and Canada. Many New England cranberry bogs are retiring, and efforts are... more »

Deadline Feb. 23 for Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference

The registration deadline is Feb. 23 for the 2022 Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference. The event is presented by the Pennsylvania Wine Marketing and Research Program Board, in close partnership with Penn State... more »

New Jersey soil health plans include blueberries, cranberries

Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) have a long history of research and education in the field of soil science including ground-breaking discoveries such as streptomycin which... more »

Vineyard owner Beneduce NJ’s 2022 Outstanding Young Farmer

Mike Beneduce Jr., a Hunterdon County vineyard and winery owner, has been chosen as New Jersey’s 2022 Outstanding Young Farmer by the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture. Beneduce and his wife, Corey, were also... more »

NNYADP: Apple thinning and economic data results shared, webinar set

The 2021 results of precision apple orchard management research funded by the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program are now posted under the Research: Horticulture and Local Foods tab at nnyagdev.org. NYADP... more »

Virginia MarketMaker cited for innovation in connecting growers, marketers

It doesn’t take much effort to order an item off a restaurant menu or choose a piece of produce from the supermarket. For many these days, it’s as simple as downloading an app and waiting... more »

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