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.
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
High fertilizer prices? Scout your crops to maximize economic returns
Below are links to scouting reports I post regulary on row crop development in this season and last. 2022 Posts: Wheat Stand Coming into 2022 and Sky-high Fertilizer Prices 2021 Posts: Rainy day recap: Past rainfall, fall grain planting considerations Small Grains 2021 Summary Available Wheat Stem Rust Overview Available Assess Untilled Soil … 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