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). The final decision in each matter is indicated with an asterisk.*

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
2/28/14 Cape May Natali Winery events; noise

(Prior SSAMP Decision)

CADB Decision 

OAL Initial Decision

Under SADC Review

2/20/14 Morris Valley Shepherd State regulations and jurisdiction issue

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 Final Decision*

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

SADC Final 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*

7/26/12 Somerset Ciufo Storage of commercial vehicles, landscaping business

CADB Decision

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

SADC Remand Order

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*

Oct. 6, 2010 Monmouth Orgo Manure management CADB Decision*
Sept. 22, 2010 Atlantic Stewart Beekeeping - commercial farm eligibility CADB Decision*
Sept. 9, 2010 Hunterdon Seramba Water runoff; soil and water conservation practices CADB Decision*
Dec. 30, 2009 Gloucester Haden Equine operation - lighting, electric fence CADB Decision
Nov. 5, 2009 Monmouth Brickyard Land clearing, importinfg soil, re-grading of land SADC Decision 

CADB Resolution

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision
Oct. 9, 2009 Burlington Moser Equine operation; commercial farm eligibility CADB Decision*
Sept. 10, 2009 Hunterdon Den Hollander Stormwater management jurisdiction CADB Decision

Appeal of CADB Decision pending before Office of Administrative Law
Feb. 17, 2009 Cumberland Cruzandale Farm conservation plan; runoff CADB Decision*
November 6, 2008 Burlington Herman Commercial farm eligibility SADC Decision*
October 2008 Gloucester Marino Water runoff CADB Decision*
April 2008 Monmouth Curry Equine operation - noise, lighting, commercial farm eligibility SADC Decision

CADB Decision

SADC Letter
November 2007 Monmouth Amorosi Sawmill operation SADC Decision*
April 2007 Hunterdon Rutgers Tree Growers Request for a hearing SADC Decision*
December 2006 Morris Hertz "Commercial farm" eligibility, irrigation practices, general farm operation

CADB Decision
CADB Minutes

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision*

November 2006 Middlesex Tracey Request for a hearing, compliance with state regulations SADC Letter*
June 2006 Morris Stephens Firewood processing CADB Decision*, 
CADB minutes
June 2006 Gloucester Tavalario Equine activities

CADB Decision

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division Decision*

May 2006 Middlesex Barton Nursery operation/ "Commercial farm" eligibility

OAL Initial Decision

SADC Final Decision

SADC Decision

CADB Resolution*

April 2006 Bergen Demaree Installation of DEP monitoring well, procedural jurisdiction CADB Resolution*
December 2005 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*
December 2004 Morris Beneduce Greenhouse operation - General activities SADC Decision

CADB Decision*
April 2004 Morris Gro-Rite

Nursery operation - Outdoor display area, site plan details

SADC Decision

OAL Stipulation of Settlement

SADC Resolution adopting Stipulation of Settlement*

December 2003 Cumberland Sepers Nursery operation - Soil mixing, truck noise SADC Decision 

CADB Decision*
September 2003 Cumberland Misner Equine operation - Electric fence SADC Decision 

CADB Decision
*
April 2003 Warren Capo Equine operation - Zoning, parking, agri-tourism, farm activities SADC Decision

CADB Decision*
January 2003 Morris Plut Christmas tree operation - Lighting SADC Decision 

CADB Resolution

OAL Initial Decision/Settlement

SADC Final Decision adopting Settlement*
January 2003 Ocean

Miele

Equine operation - Dust, manure SADC Decision 

CADB Decision*
November
2002
Gloucester

Chiulli

Cattle farm - Manure management SADC Decision

CADB Decision*
Aug. 2002 Cumberland Chupashko Application of liquid poultry manure CADB Decision*
5/2/2002 Kasharian Warren Farm market, firewood processing SADC Decision*
Aug. 2000 Morris Newell Topsoil production, equipment storage, commercial farm eligibility SADC Resolution*
July 2000 Sussex Rickey Agri-tourism activities SADC Decision 

CADB Resolution

SADC Final Decision*
May 2000 Cumberland Gilson Surface water and irrigation management SADC Decision 

CADB Decision*
May 1999 Mercer Jem Stables Equine operation - riding lessons, fencing, manure management, horse density SADC Decision*
October 1998 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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