Archive for Tag: protecting farmers

Dancer’s wildlife control measure approved by Governor

TRENTON, N.J. – The right of farmers to use noise-making air cannons to protect their fields from wildlife damage with noise-making air cannons is assured by legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy this week. “Crop damage from wildlife costs farmers millions...

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DiMaio bill shielding farmers from unjust legal challenges passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly agriculture committee Thursday advanced Assemblyman John DiMaio’s legislation to allow farmers to recover costs for defending frivolous civil cases. This bill (A810) empowers farmers who prevail in court to collect reasonable costs and attorney fees from plaintiffs behind the allegations. “Survival is difficult enough...

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