New Jersey Farm Bureau News

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AFBF staff economist Shelby Myers authored a “Market Intel” article (as part of a series) that dives deeper into the rising prices of farm production expenses like fertilizer, seed and pesticides, energy, machinery and land that are pushing farmers further away from breakeven and questioning how they will make ends meet for the 2022 growing season and even into the 2023 season.

Click here to read this article.

The highly contagious and deadly avian influenza (HPAI) is an immediate, high-level threat to poultry in New Jersey. To help safeguard the industry, strict standards for cleaning vehicles, containers and materials that transport poultry and related products have been enacted by the NJ Department of Agriculture.

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Thank your favorite farmer by ordering some Farm Bureau/No Farmers-No Food gear this holiday season! Get your order in by DECEMBER 5.  We’ll ship your order in mid-December. 


Orders can be shipped anywhere in the nation. Be sure to include the $10 shipping fee with the order. Utilize the shipping button at the bottom of the page.  


Orders will not be processed without paying the shipping fee. Organizations are encouraged to order in bulk to save on shipping.


​Questions? E-mail Debbie J. Pribell, Membership Coordinator, at debbiep@njfb.org


Click here to visit the store, and browse all of the available items.

This week, U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a major initiative advancing voluntary climate-smart farming and forestry practices. The USDA is inviting proposals from private sector stakeholders “interested in voluntarily collaborating to test wide-ranging ideas that sequester carbon and reduce GHG emissions on farms and working lands.” Vilsack credited the Farm Bureau-led Food and Ag Climate Alliance (FACA) recommendations when his agency formed the program.

Click here for a summary of the FACA recommendations.