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The points of contact between Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service and the grower & business communities are the NJ County Agricultural Agents. The agents are a tremendous source of information for both new and experienced growers. Visit your local county extension office.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Update: NWS Freeze Warning

Extreme cold temperatures are forecasted for Monday and Tuesday evenings (March 26 and 27, 2012) that could seriously affect fruit, vegetable, and floriculture crops in bloom or near bloom around the state. Therefore, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has authorized the following procedure for open burning and/or the use of smudge pots for Monday and Tuesday to help farmers protect their crops.
Procedures for Open Burning and the Use of Smudge Pots Pertaining to New Jersey Fruit, Vegetables and Floriculture.

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