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Commercial Agriculture Farming in a densely populated, highly regulated, high land-value state like New Jersey requires a resourcefulness that characterizes our tradition of mostly small, independent family farms whose yields rank high in productivity and profitability. The breadth and scope of its research and outreach ensure that the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station plays a key role in preserving agriculture for future generations. Its county-based extension agents form the first line of response in areas like invasive species, integrated pest management, and wildlife damage control. NJAES is at the center of meaningful discussions around new revenue streams for agriculture, equine management, alternative energy sources, land and resource conservation, and continual improvements to food safety and biosecurity. NJAES focuses its resources in commercial agriculture to meet the needs of a new generation of farmers and business operators and a more engaged consumer. njaes.rutgers.edu/ag 1

2013 Rutgers NJAES Annual Report  

2013 Rutgers NJAES Annual Report  

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