NJ Farm Bureau is excited to announce that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has accepted our invitation and will be attending our 100th Annual Banquet on Monday, November 12! AFBF President Zippy Duvall will also be joining us.
North Jersey: Wednesday, September 12th at 9:00 AM
Central Jersey: Thursday September 13th at 7:30 PM
South Jersey: Tuesday, September 18th at 9:00 AM
For information contact your local office if you have any questions.
Catherine McCabe, acting commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection, sailed through a confirmation hearing yesterday after being peppered about issues left unresolved from the prior administration.
Many of the questions focused on past disputes between the Democratic-controlled Legislature and former Gov. Chris Christie over environmental policies, ranging from diverting money from pollution settlements, protecting drinking water in the New Jersey Highlands, to expanding public access to beaches.
Gov. Phil Murphy is making a big move at the N.J. Highlands Council.
Murphy has named Carl Richko, a retired public school teacher and former West Milford mayor, to chair the state council overseeing the controversial 2004 Highlands Act limiting development in ecologically-sensitive parts of seven northern counties.
Says Legislation to Improve Deer Management Will Help Reduce Car Crashes, Prevent Crop Damage
Senator Steven Oroho’s bipartisan legislation to improve deer management in New Jersey to reduce car crashes and crop damage was approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee.