Economics and Prices

Despite challenges, state’s farms are ‘still going strong’ thanks to innovations The basics: Agriculture is New Jersey’s third-largest industry, generating approximately $1.5 billion in annual revenue. The industry is facing challenges such as a tough regulatory environment, high operating costs, competition and unpredictable weather conditions….

Ryck Suydam, president of the New Jersey Farm Bureau, says legislative leadership should make deer overpopulation an immediate priority. “Together, we will explore proven methods to bring the deer overpopulation in our state back into balance by enacting meaningful legislation that protects both our residents…