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NJ ag secretary visits farms to highlight season start

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher made several stops at farms and distributors to highlight the arrival of Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables.

NJ social media campaign puts farmers in spotlight

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture is giving consumers the chance to thank the state’s growers during the pandemic.

Snapshot: NJ produce season through the eyes of Nardelli Bros.

While it seems everything is changing in politics, the economy and agricultural commodity markets, at least one thing hasn't: Nardelli Bros. Inc.

Dandrea Produce’s Ron Dandrea dies

Produce industry veteran Ron Dandrea, 57, died April 11.

Indoor farming companies rank high on FoodTech 500 list

Indoor farming companies made the inaugural FoodTech 500 list, created to rate and celebrate companies showing a successful trifecta of food, sustainability and technology.

NJ Department of Agriculture appoints marketing, development head

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has promoted Joe Atchison III to director of its marketing and development division.

Consalo partners with Mexican blueberry grower BlueDrop

Blueberry grower Consalo Family Farms, Egg Harbor City, N.J., has formed a growing, marketing and distribution partnership with BlueDrop, Jalisco, Mexico.

NJ-based AeroFarms receives sustainability award, launches microgreens

Newark, N.J.-based AeroFarms won the Responsible Business Award for Sustainable Innovation at the Ethical Corporation Awards, a Reuters event.

NJ Ag Department bestows Farm-to-School Award

Philip’s Academy Charter School in Newark received the Best in New Jersey Farm-to-School Award for the school’s rooftop garden. 

Eastern Produce Council's fall apple-picking event is full of family

If apple-picking in the fall is a rite of passage for a Northeasterner, then more than 100 people earned their badges Saturday.