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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, January 17, 2013

Agritourism Risk Management Workshop

-Michelle Infante-Casella
Rutgers NJAES Agritourism Working Group presents:

Agritourism Risk Management Workshop 
Date: Monday, February 25, 2013
Location: Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
of Burlington County 
2 Academy Dr., Westampton, NJ

This workshop is being offered to go over some of the risk management issues that may come up on the farm when agritourism marketing is offered.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Hot Water Seed Sterilization Available at RCE Monmouth

-Bill Sciarappa
Eradicate bacterial plant pathogens before you plant your 2013 tomato and pepper seeds.
RCE Monmouth County will heat treat your seed at our office:
4000 Kozloski Rd., Freehold
Call to Schedule: Ag Assistant Vivian Quinn 732-431-7260 Ext 7273 or e-mail

Please indicate if you need hot pepper seed treated.
Please bring your seed (un-pelleted) in labeled packages as described below. Or, if you wish, we have the fiberglass material available at our office for you to prepare the seed packages. You may wait for the seeds or drop off and return on the same day for pick- up. Please make sure that all seed packs are labeled (use a water proof method) with the variety or other code that you can identify.
To package, you may use:
  • Fiberglass screen envelopes (charcoal fiberglass screening) 
  • Nylon stockings 
  • Coffee filters, cotton bags, etc.