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Cover Crop Field Day 12/11

Coming up on Dec. 11th from 9:30 – 3:00: Cover Crop Field Day, hosted by Bill duFoss√© and John Nance at Now or Never Farm – 37 Welisewitz Road, Ringoes NJ. Learn about the 2014 Soil Health Initiative, soil pits, nutrient management, no-till farming, and the funding available to farmers to take soil health to […]

Musconetcong River Watershed Restoration and Implementation Plan

In 2013, North Jersey RC&D received grant funding support from NJDEP through the division of Water Monitoring and Standards, Bureau of Environmental Analysis, Restoration and Standards (BEARS) to implement and construct various stormwater and agricultural best management practices in the region in order to reduce the sediment and pathogenic loads to the watershed. North Jersey […]

Aerial Seeding of Cover Crop Reduces Runoff on Ag Fields

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¬† Photo courtesy of Barbara Phillips, NRCS North Jersey RCD, in conjunction with NRCS, is making it possible for area farmers in Hunterdon, Warren, and Somerset Counties to reduce farm runoff into local streams through an innovative approach to planting cover crops. Area farmers are able to take part in an aerial seeding program whereby […]