The Agricultural and Natural Resources staff offer programs and information to homeowners and farmers. Agricultural programs utilize science-based knowledge and research to provide assistance in the areas of crops, nursery and landscape, farmland preservation and home horticulture. Our staff works closely with our residents, community groups, and government agencies to guarantee and promote Ocean County's environment and natural resources.
Pesticide Applicator Training Manuals may be purchased at our office, we accept cash or checks payable to "O.C. Board of Agriculture", with proper id. Credit cards NOT accepted. For a list of training manuals available click here. Call for availability of books.
The Natural Resources faculty and staff develop, implement, and evaluate action programs to encourage and assist local communities, groups and individuals in protecting and wisely developing resources for their well being. Those resources are primarily the natural, physical resources of land, water, air, vegetation, and wildlife. They offer programs, research and technical assistance.