New Jersey

NJ peach farmer looking for thieves who stripped his trees bare

· July 9, 2018

A New Jersey peach farmer is asking for the public’s help after finding thieves had stripped his trees bare last week and made off with over $1,000 in produce. On Tuesday, Tom Holthauzer walked over to his 144-acre orchard in Mullica Hill to discover every tree was bare. Some peaches were not even ripe yet. […]

Mystery tick discovered on New Jersey Farm now here to stay

· April 25, 2018

No one knows how an exotic East Asian tick arrived on a farm in New Jersey, but it looks like the pest has taken up permanent residence. Following initial identification by the Center for Vector Biology at Rutgers University and the Hunterdon County Department of Health, the National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa […]

New Jersey farmer sues fair: Hot air balloons scaring livestock

· September 28, 2017

A New Jersey farmer has filed a lawsuit against the Warren County Farmers’ Fair after she said their hot air balloons frightened her livestock. In the lawsuit, Lisa Van Horn says the balloon rides during the week-long fair at the end of July scared her cattle so bad, a stampede broke out and a calf […]

Six awesome agvocate plates: Are you cruising with one of these?

· September 1, 2016

If you get a chance to road trip this Labor Day weekend (a day off from farming, yeah right?), you might want to keep an eye out for these specialized state license plates that salute agriculture. From New York to Idaho, Michigan to Georgia, agvocates are adding this nice accessory to their motor vehicles. Next […]

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