Archive for Tag: deer

More farms qualify for deer fencing grant money under new law

TRENTON, N.J. – Under recently-enacted legislation, sponsored by Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Hal Wirths, more farmers will be able to protect their crops from deer by installing fencing with grants through the N.J. Department of Agriculture. The legislation (A4232/S4231) expands a 2017 grant program that provides funding for fencing...

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More farms could get grant money for deer fencing under Dancer, Wirths bill going to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly and Senate passed a measure, sponsored by Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Hal Wirths, to help more farmers protect their crops from deer by installing fencing with grants through the N.J. Department of Agriculture. The bill (A4232/S4231) expands a 2017 grant program that provides funding...

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Dancer bill offering farms grant money for deer fencing clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that will provide matching grants to farmers to install deer fencing cleared the Assembly Agriculture Committee Thursday. The bill (A4232) expands the existing grant program to farms on unpreserved land, farms with sold or conveyed pinelands development credits, and farms located in sending...

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