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Contact Information

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.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Small Farm, Beginning Farmer, Organic Farm Workshop

  • Backpack sprayer calibration
  • Hand tools for weed control
  • Rutgers kaolin clay observations on: apple, eggplant and pepper
  • Planning for crop insurance
RCE of Mercer County
930 Spruce Street, Lawrenceville
Contact 609 989 6830

Tuesday February 7, 2012
10:00 – 1:00 Lunch provided

Register by Wednesday February 1st,
$20 per person

Registration form available here!

-Meredith Melendez

Sunday, January 29, 2012

NRCS Seasonal High Tunnel Pilot Initiative Deadlines Approaching

A number of financial assistance initiatives, including high tunnels, are available through the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Applications are accepted throughout the year on a first come first serve basis for the following "ranking periods": February 3, March 30, and June 1, 2012.
Apply early while funding is still available.
See EQIP Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative
See National EQIP Initiatives and Statute Supported Programs
-Rabin, VanVranken