While the series of outreach sessions has been completed, questions regarding the management of animal waste can be directed
to the Department of Agriculture's Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources at 609-292-5532.
Contact: Lynne Richmond
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
PO Box 330
Trenton, NJ 08625-0330
ANIMAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
INFORMATION SESSIONS PLANNED
Three Regional Sessions Scheduled for May
TRENTON, NJ (April 22, 2005) – The New Jersey Department of Agriculture, the United State Department of
Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service, Rutgers Cooperative
Research and Extension, and New Jersey Farm Bureau are hosting a series
of three outreach sessions in May to discuss the basics of management of
animal waste on agricultural operations.
Topics to be discussed include: reasons for managing animal waste;
how animal manure can be used as a resource; information on neighboring
states’ programs; basic housekeeping practices; and, an update on the
draft New Jersey Department of Agriculture Animal Waste Management Rule.
The public is welcome to attend. Their questions and comments will be
taken. Light refreshments will be served.
All sessions will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on the following dates:
Wednesday, May 4
1200 Florence-Columbus Rd.
Bordentown (Burlington County)
Directions: From Interstate 295, take exit 52 towards
Columbus. The Eco-Complex is on the right.
Wednesday, May 11
Salem County Agricultural Complex
51 Cheney Road
Woodstown (Salem County)
Directions from the North: Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 2. Go
right onto 322 East, to "T" intersection in Mullica Hill. Turn right
onto Rt. 45 South. As you travel through Mullica Hill you will need to
make a right to continue on Rt. 45. (You will see a cemetery on your
right.) Proceed to the corner of Woodstown. At the light, to right onto
Rt. 40/45 West. Go straight through the next light, which has a Wawa on
the corner. The road will become Rt. 45 again. Pass Salem Vo-Tech on the
left, and take the first left after the Vo-tech onto Cheney Rd. The Ware
building is on the left.
Directions from the South: Take Rt. 55 North to the Rt. 40
exit. Take Rt. 40 West through Woodstown. Proceed straight through the
light in the center of town. Continue straight at the Wawa intersection
on to Rt. 45 South. Then follow the directions above from the Wawa
Thursday, May 12
Broadway (Warren County)
Directions: Go South on Rt. 57 from Washington Borough (Warren
County)> Turn left at the Asbury-Broadway Rd. traffic light. The Grange
is up the hill on the left.
For more information, call the Department’s Division of Agricultural
and Natural Resources at