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NJRC&D Receives National Award


North Jersey RC&D is proud to have been awarded a Coastal America Partnership Award as part of the Musconetcong River Restoration Partnership. This group was recognized for its role in the successful removal of the Finesville Dam, thereby restoring natural stream flow, improving aquatic habitat for native fish populations, and reducing local flooding in heavy […]

New Weed Control Website for Organic Vegetable Farmers

The Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences announces a new website and blog which address organic vegetable weed control strategies. Learn about weed control methods including: tractor and hand-operated cultivating tools; backpack sprayers for applying organic herbicides; backpack mounted weed flamers; organic and plastic mulching techniques; overview of weed biology and weed seed farming […]

New Soil Health Initiative for 2014

SOMERSET, January 21, 2014 – New Jersey State Conservationist Carrie Mosley has introduced a Soil Health Initiative, designating $400,000 of the 2014 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funds for the planning and implementation of multi-species cover crop. Other practices that support soil health, like no-till and nutrient management, are available through the Initiative as companion […]