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Walnut Brook Riparian Restoration in Flemington, NJ (Video)

In 2007, North Jersey RC&D began a long-term stream stabilization and wetland mitigation project on a reach of the Walnut Brook. North Jersey RC&D has been working to construct forested wetlands, implement innovative bio-engineering practices along two severely eroding meanders of the Walnut Brook, and restore the riparian buffer. The project, known as the Walnut […]

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 […]