The following are Conflict Resolution decisions issued by the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC), County Agriculture Development Boards (CADBs), and the Office of Administrative law (OAL).

PLEASE NOTE: CADB decisions on Right to Farm complaints that are not appealed to the SADC do not necessarily reflect the legal position of the SADC with regard to those cases.

Date County Farm Issue Decisions
9/8/16 Burlington Messner

Odor, manure management, on-farm composting, compliance with federal and state laws and regulations (NJDEP CAFO/stormwater permit, Comprehensive Waste Management Plan, Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan)

CADB Decision

7/28/16 Somerset Ciufo

Storage of commercial vehicles, landscaping business

CADB Decision

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

SADC Remand Order

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

8/2/16 Monmouth Pace

Food waste, animal waste management plan

CADB Decision

5/12/16 Burlington Wallace

Commercial farm eligibility

CADB Decision

4/5/16 Monmouth Vona

Commercial farm eligibility

CADB Decision

Appeal of CADB Decision pending before Office of Administrative Law

1/13/16 Ocean Sweet Dream Farm

On-farm direct marketing, parking, raising livestock

CADB Decision

10/8/15 Hunterdon Valley Crest Farm

On-farm direct marketing

CADB Decision

Appeal of CADB Decision pending before Office of Administrative Law and SADC

3/12/15 Morris Ball

Commercial farm eligibility; manure management and animal noise

CADB Decision

12/11/14 Morris Fish Livestock management, public health and safety

CADB Decision

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

12/3/14 Monmouth McDougald

Commercial farm eligibility

CADB Decision

11/13/14 Morris Benkendorf

Commercial farm eligibility, firewood processing, state regulations

CADB Letter

10/21/14 Morris Valley Shepherd State regulations and RTF jurisdiction and process

CADB Letter

SADC Letter

9/11/14 Morris Carrabba Commercial farm eligibility; activity (dog breeding) eligibility

CADB Decision

7/28/14 Bergen Vastano Tree clearing and soil movement related to greenhouse construction

SADC Decision

CADB Decision

7/24/14 Cape May Natali Winery events; noise

(Prior SSAMP Decision)

CADB Decision 

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

7/14/14 Somerset Eurick Livestock, noise

(Prior SSAMP Decisions)

CADB Decision

4/1/14 Monmouth Triple C Nurseries Light, noise, sanitary facilities related to agritourism activities; brush pile

CADB Decision

11/6/13 Monmouth Camejo State regulations and jurisdiction issue

CADB Decision

10/2/13 Monmouth Vaccaro Commercial farm eligibility

CADB Decision

6/27/13 Hunterdon DuBrow Nursery/landscaping operation; dismissal of complaint CADB Decision 

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision
5/1/13 Monmouth Abate Fencing

CADB Decision

2/28/13 Morris Adams Commercial farm definition, outdoor storage

SADC Decision

11/8/12 Warren Raub Storage trailers (use, location, screening)

(New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division Decision)

CADB Decision

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

10/9/12 Atlantic Molinelli Water runoff; farm conservation practices

CADB Decision

8/20/12 Monmouth Dahlgren Livestock trespass; commercial farm eligibility

CADB Decision

6/14/12 Cumberland Coombs Commercial farm eligibility

CADB Decision

3/22/12 Hunterdon Sipos Livestock, noise - roosters and chickens; definition of commercial farm

CADB Decision 

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

3/8/12 Burlington Moriuchi

Processing of wood into wood chips and mulch

CADB Decision
1/26/12 Burlington Holloway

Community supported agriculture operation - conflict with township, traffic study, health and safety, pavement of access driveway, dust

SADC Decision

8/2/11 Ocean Russo

Commercial farm eligibility

CADB Decision
7/27/11 Salem Wyshinski

Commercial farm eligibility; use of farm as construction yard and depot for storage, maintenance, preparation, and dispatch of commercial construction vehicles in violation of town's land development ordinance

CADB Decision
7/1/11 Cumberland Levin Manure management, compliance with state regulations (Animal Waste Management rules) SADC Letter
4/15/11 Morris Van Wingerden State statutes and regulations (Uniform Construction Code) CADB Decision
3/24/11 Mercer Hopewell Valley Vineyards Winery activities, farm market

SADC Decision

CADB Decision

10/6/10 Monmouth Orgo Manure management CADB Decision
9/22/10 Atlantic Stewart Beekeeping - commercial farm eligibility CADB Decision
9/9/10 Hunterdon Seramba Water runoff; soil and water conservation practices CADB Decision
12/30/09 Gloucester Haden Equine operation - lighting, electric fence CADB Decision
11/5/09 Monmouth Brickyard Land clearing, importinfg soil, re-grading of land SADC Decision 

CADB Resolution

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision
10/9/09 Burlington Moser Equine operation; commercial farm eligibility CADB Decision
9/10/09 Hunterdon Den Hollander Stormwater management jurisdiction CADB Decision

Appeal of CADB Decision pending before Office of Administrative Law
2/17/09 Cumberland Cruzandale Farm conservation plan; runoff CADB Decision
11/6/08 Burlington Herman Commercial farm eligibility SADC Decision
10/9/08 Gloucester Marino Water runoff CADB Decision
8/6/08 Monmouth Curry Equine operation - noise, lighting, commercial farm eligibility SADC Decision

CADB Decision

SADC Letter
11/1/07 Monmouth Amorosi Sawmill operation SADC Decision
2/22/07 Hunterdon Rutgers Tree Growers Request for a hearing SADC Decision
1/25/07 Morris Hertz "Commercial farm" eligibility, irrigation practices, general farm operation

CADB Decision
CADB Minutes

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

10/20/06 Middlesex Tracey Request for a hearing, compliance with state regulations SADC Letter
5/11/06 Morris Stephens Firewood processing CADB Decision
CADB minutes
6/27/06 Gloucester Tavalario Equine activities

CADB Decision

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division Decision

5/17/06 Middlesex Barton Nursery operation/ "Commercial farm" eligibility

SADC Letter 

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

SADC Decision

CADB Resolution

4/11/06 Bergen Demaree Installation of DEP monitoring well, procedural jurisdiction CADB Resolution
12/7/05 Monmouth Puglisi Odor, runoff, manure management (see also existing SSAMP determination) CADB Resolutions
11/10/05 Hunterdon Hionis Greenhouse operation - farm market retail sales, storage, aesthetics CADB Resolution
2/17/05 Morris Beneduce Greenhouse operation - General activities SADC Decision

CADB Decision
4/22/04 Morris Gro-Rite

Nursery operation - Outdoor display area, site plan details

SADC Decision

OAL Stipulation of Settlement

SADC Resolution adopting Stipulation of Settlement

2/17/04 Cumberland Sepers Nursery operation - Soil mixing, truck noise SADC Decision 

CADB Decision
11/10/03 Cumberland Misner Equine operation - Electric fence SADC Decision 

CADB Decision
7/16/03 Warren Capo Equine operation - Zoning, parking, agri-tourism, farm activities SADC Decision

CADB Decision
1/31/03 Morris Plut Christmas tree operation - Lighting SADC Decision 

CADB Resolution

OAL Initial Decision/Settlement

SADC Final Decision
3/12/03 Ocean

Miele

Equine operation - Dust, manure SADC Decision 

CADB Decision
1/9/03 Gloucester

Chiulli

Cattle farm - Manure management SADC Decision

CADB Decision
8/20/02 Cumberland Chupashko Application of liquid poultry manure CADB Decision
5/2/02 Warren Kasharian Farm market, firewood processing SADC Decision
8/24/02 Morris Newell Topsoil production, equipment storage, commercial farm eligibility SADC Decision
7/27/00 Sussex Rickey Agri-tourism activities SADC Decision 

CADB Decision

SADC Final Decision
7/18/00 Cumberland Gilson Surface water and irrigation management SADC Decision 

CADB Decision
5/27/99 Mercer Jem Stables Equine operation - riding lessons, fencing, manure management, horse density SADC Decision
11/21/98 Gloucester Chon Poultry manure application SADC Decision

CADB Decision

For more information about the Right to Farm Program, contact your County Agriculture Development Board or the State Agriculture Development Committee.

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