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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.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Vegetable IPM Update 9-26-2012

-Kris Holmstrom
  • Sweet Corn
  • Peppers
  • Tomatoes - Late Blight Active in New Jersey
  • Pumpkin & Winter Squash - Downy Mildew Present
  • Cole Crops
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Derecho Disaster Recovery Loans Available

Disaster Loan Outreach Center to Open September 25 in Mays Landing

Home and business disaster recovery loans are available from the US Small Business Administration for damages from the June 30, 2012 derecho. SBA provides low interest disaster loans to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.

To further assist residents, a disaster loan outreach center has been established at the Hamilton Township municipal building, 6101 Thirteenth Street, Mays Landing. The center will open on Tuesday, September 25 and remain open through Thursday, October 4. Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM; Saturday, 10 AM - 2 PM; closed Sunday.

Applications are available online at or through the county web sites at and For further information residents may contact SBA Disaster Assistance Customer Service at 800-659-2955.
- Linda Gilmore