Science and Environmental Issues

The NJDA has released a DEP advisory to farmers regarding the proper disposal of empty pesticide containers. This two-page document summarizes helpful tips and the rules for various situations regarding disposal and recycling. This guide explains how/where to make the disposals, including contact telephone numbers…

New rules governing many livestock antibiotics go into effect in June.  Producers will need a veterinary prescription to purchase most antibiotics.  Click here for more information from Michael L Westendorf PhD, Rutgers University; Jon E Higgins VMD  Acorn Farmvets LLC and Dan Wunderlich, New Jersey Department of Agriculture.