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USDA report: NJ ranks third in peach production

New Jersey ranks third in the U.S. in peach production value, according to the annual “Non-Citrus Fruit and Nuts” report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week.

EPC Leadership class continues hands-on experiences

Members of the Eastern Produce Council’s Leadership Program spent a day at the Rutgers University’s Snyder Research and Extension Farm, Pittstown, touring the farm and learning communication and leadership skills.

Summer outlook is good for NJ peaches

New Jersey peach growers are optimistic about this summer marketing season.

NJ agriculture department, independent auditors, help with food safety

With new federal rules fast approaching and produce recalls causing a domino effect nationwide, New Jersey growers are ramping up their food safety certifications and plans.

Consalo Family Farms monitors crops with app

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Consalo Family Farms has long used a drip irrigation system that uses computer monitoring, via sensors in the sandy soil of its blueberry crops, said company president Skip Consalo.

Consalo Family Farms monitors crops with app

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Consalo Family Farms has long used a drip irrigation system that uses computer monitoring, via sensors in the sandy soil of its blueberry crops, said company president Skip Consalo.

Consalo Family Farms monitors crops with app

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Consalo Family Farms has long used a drip irrigation system that uses computer monitoring, via sensors in the sandy soil of its blueberry crops, said company president Skip Consalo.

Consalo Family Farms monitors crops with app

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Consalo Family Farms has long used a drip irrigation system that uses computer monitoring, via sensors in the sandy soil of its blueberry crops, said company president Skip Consalo.

AeroFarms has new products in the works

Newark, N.J.-based AeroFarms, an indoor vertical grower of greens, is working on developing new products, said cofounder and chief marketing officer Marc Oshima.

It's looking like a sweet summer for New Jersey

EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. — Skip Consalo stepped closer to the blueberry bushes, his face inches from the crop.