Your County Ag Agent provides leadership & support for the commercial agricultural industries throughout the southern region of NJ with specific emphasis & expertise in forage & grain; agribusiness planning, risk & financial management; and livestock – animal agriculture systems.
This is a recent news section. Please enjoy.
Crop scouting reports and pest management tips
Below are links to in season reports and outreach I post on a regular basis on the Plant Pest Advisory Site for row crop, poultry and livestock producers. Consumer Price Index for Food Highest Since 1980 Kentucky’s Combine Checklist to Prevent Wheat Bin Pests Corn emerging. Scout now for black cutworm Ideal conditions for wheat … Read More
High Path Avian Influenza: Importation of Poultry, Hatching Eggs, Manure information
Below are link’s to resources and time relevant information I have posted on the evolving high path avian influenza in commercial and backyard poultry flocks in the United States.The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) first confirmed findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in wild birds … Read More
Post Flooding: Adverse weather and livestock herd health information
Below is a post I provided for the Plant Pest Advisory . If you have not already subscribed to this site, please go to the site and select the commodity group listserve signup. September 3, 2021 “If producers have concerns about flooded pastures and forage quality; or concerns about heavy metal contamination in flood contaminated water … Read More