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Multiple Reports of ‘Pachysandra Blight’ across New Jersey, What You Need To Know.

June 13, 2016  10:30 am

(Bordentown, NJ) – Reports have been coming in, mostly from the central and northern part of the state, that there is a blight attacking many of the pachysandra plants sold or existing in the landscape. There are several diseases that affect this extremely popular evergreen groundcover, with the greatest concern being that the incredibly devastating […]

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USDA Accepting Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program

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Somerset, Jan. 28, 2015 –The U.S. Department of Agriculture will make $100 million available nationally this year through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). Although applications are accepted all year, farmers and forest landowners should submit applications by Feb. 27, 2015 to ensure they are considered for this year’s funding. Applications received after that date will […]

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GYPSY MOTH TREE DAMAGE INCREASES IN NJ

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NJDA Aerial Survey Shows Almost 300,000 Acres of Trees Defoliated (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s annual aerial survey of New Jersey conducted between June 17 and June 29 showed a major increase in tree damage from gypsy moth caterpillars this year.  An estimated 290,696 acres of trees in 175 municipalities in 20 counties […]

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NJDA OFFERS NEW ONLINE BEEKEEPER REGISTRATION

  10:26 am

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today announced that beekeepers in New Jersey may now register as new beekeepers, update the registration of existing beekeepers, and add or remove over wintering beekeeping locations online through the Department of Agriculture’s New Jersey Forms and Registration Management System (NJFARMS). The Department of Agriculture […]

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Outdoor Kitchens Offer Entertaining Options

  10:25 am

Bob Roth had your basic Weber grill on a small patio in his Allendale backyard. He wanted more. Now he’s got a 10-foot-long barbecue island with a built-in grill and a built-in pizza oven, surrounded by granite countertops and stone veneer on the sides of the island. “We thought the pizza oven would be kind […]

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