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Applications Still Open for One-to-One Technical Assistance Consultations & Soil Testing

Updated: Mar 21

Through the Regenerative Farm Network (RFN-NJ), funded by NRCS Equity in Conservation Cooperative Agreements, North Jersey RC&D will be offering a limited number of one-to-one technical assistance and consultations to RFN-NJ members.

Become a member today! Joining is free. RFN-NJ Membership Form

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and batch processed every 1-2 months.

Apply now to be considered for these four opportunities:

1. Farm Plan or Annual Farm Budget Preparation.

  • Up to 90% of consulting fees will be covered, with a cap of $1,800, to work with a consultant on a farm plan or annual farm budget.

2. Technical Assistance to Implement Conservation Practices

  • Up to $1,000 in consulting fees to work with a consultant for technical assistance towards conservation practices. You may use a consultant of your choice with NJ RC&D approval.

  • Examples of Technical Assistance:

    • Introducing single or multi-species cover cropping into your rotation.

    • Switching to no-till, roller-crimping, planting green, etc.

    • Implementing rotational grazing

3. Nutrient Management Planning

  • Up to $1,500 in consulting fees will be covered for nutrient management consultation services. You may use a consultant of your choice with NJ RC&D approval.

  • Unsure of what nutrient management entails? Click here for more information.

4. Soil testing (25 participants)

  • Up to $200 for soil testing fees and shipping costs.

  • Soil tests must include a biological assessment. Look for labs that run Haney tests, Solvita, or the Cornell Assessment of Soil Health.

  • Participants must collect and ship their own samples.

Use this link to apply:



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