Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station | [Cooperative Extension of Mercer County]

Mercer County Board of Agriculture

Meetings

Second Monday of the month, September-June
8 pm
RCE of Mercer County office
930 Spruce St.
Trenton, NJ 08648
(adjacent to the Trenton Farmer's Market)

Mission

To aid the farmers of the county in the development of most profitable and permanent type of agriculture and in the solution of technical problems relating thereto.

To aid homemakers of the county in ascertaining and adopting those practices most effective in the various branches of family and consumer sciences.

To promote among young people, a genuine interest in farming and rural life and to encourage their participation in the development of the highest type of home community life.

To promote, in the interest of the general welfare, an understanding of problems that affect not only agriculture but all phases of economic and social life.

To assume leadership in planning programs that will unite men, women and youth, particularly those in rural areas, in the development of the most wholesome and satisfactory living and working conditions.

To report to the State Secretary of Agriculture annually the conditions, progress and results of agricultural and horticultural industries in the county, and the official delegates to report to the members of the County Board the proceedings of the State Agricultural convention.

To cooperate with other agencies and organizations as may seem desirable for the accomplishment of the objects outlined.

To affiliate and cooperate with the Farm Bureau, Rutgers University, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and other agricultural organizations.

Executive Committee for 10/15 9/16
President:Jeff Burd609-638-3151jeff.burd@comcast.net
Vice-President:Jess Niederer609-462-3854jess.niederer@gmail.com
Secretary:Dana Thompson609-989-6830dthompson@mercercounty.org
Treasurer:Howard Myers609-924-1903hmyers1@comcast.net
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