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This week on the FarmHouse, a podcast by Lancaster Farming, we’re talking to Danielle Wainwright, owner of Clover Valley Farm in Vincentown, New Jersey. Wainwright and her husband raise Angus and Wagyu beef and chicken, and also run The Point Market where they sell directly to consumers….

In Memoriam: Dan Farrand

12 Feb 2024, Posted by admin in News, State News

Dan Farrand, longtime Morris County farmer nd active farm organization leader, died February 8 after a long illness. Dan was a stalwart farmer and champion of agriculture, taking over the family farm business in Long Valley from his father Harold that pre-dated the days of…

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….

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…

Equine Advisory Awards Presented

16 Jun 2023, Posted by admin in News, State News

The Equine Advisory Board and the State of NJ honored many in the equine industry as part of June being “month of the horse” Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Joe Atchison read and presented the proclamation from Governor Murphy.  He then went on to present several…