Morris Preserves its 131st Farm
The Morris County Agriculture Development Board permanently preserved the Aresty Farm in Chester and Mendham Townships.
- List of Preserved Farms
- Information about Preserved Farms
- Chart – Cumulative Preserved Acres
- Chart – Annual Preserved Acres
- Easement Values (All preserved farms in Morris County)
- List of Farms Pending Preservation
SADC Landowner Guide Available
Recently, there has been significant interest among certain private utility companies, predominantly those related to developing natural gas pipelines and electrical transmission systems, to cross over preserved farmland for the purposes of upgrading or expanding utility system capacity. The SADC has developed a landowner guide to help preserved farmland owners understand the SADC’s procedures for condemnation of preserved farmland.
New Website Makes It Easier for Farmers to Find Land, and Landowners to Find Farmers
The State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) announced the launch of NJ Land Link, www.njlandlink.org, a new interactive website that will connect farmers who are seeking land or farming opportunities, with those who have farmland or business opportunities available. Visit NJ Land Link.
New Guidebook Explains the Basics of Farm Leases for New Jersey Farmland Owners and Farmers
The State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) announces the publication of a new guidebook, Leasing Farmland in New Jersey, which includes information on getting started, suggestions on creating and maintaining a lease, sample leases, profiles of various leasing arrangements, and additional resources to assist with leasing issues. Download the guidebook.
Fertilizer and Feed Testing Program
The New Jersey Department of Agriculture provides field inspection, sampling and laboratory analysis of animal feed, fertilizers and liming material sold in New Jersey as well as seed certification and control to guard against mislabeled or substandard products in an effort to ensure the integrity of these products in the marketplace. Learn more.
New Handbook Promotes Agricultural Mediation for Farm-Related Disputes
The State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) has published the New Jersey Agricultural Mediation Program Handbook to promote the use of mediation in resolving agriculture-related disputes. Get more information and download the handbook.
Promote Your Farm or Event on VisitNJ.org
The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has been in discussions with Grace Hanlon, Director of the state Division of Travel and Tourism, concerning gaining more exposure for our farms and agricultural events on the Division’s very popular and highly-used website www.visitnj.org.