Department of Agriculture (NJDA)
The Department of Agriculture protects the citizenry of the State through monitoring and surveillance that keeps agricultural products free from plant and animal diseases. The Department also preserves our farmland, promotes New Jersey agricultural and aquacultural products, protects and conserves agricultural and natural resources, and provides fresh and nutritious breakfast and lunch programs to our State's schoolchildren. The Department also helps provide emergency feeding assistance to our State's food insecure.
Core Mission Areas
FY13 Budget (in thousands): $456,866
*These amounts represent State and Non-State Funds.