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Gottheimer visits Sussex County 4-H members

AUGUSTA, NJ (Sussex County) — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) recently visited Sussex County 4-H youth — the next generation of youth in agriculture — at the New Jersey State Fair who were exhibiting the project animals that they raised.

4-H was started as a local agriculture education program and has grown into the nation’s largest youth development organization, helping more than 6 million children throughout the country learn to advocate for critical issues throughout their communities.

At the Sussex County Fair, Gottheimer also hosted an agriculture roundtable with Sussex, Warren, and Bergen County farmers, the NJ Farm Bureau, board members of agricultural organizations, and local elected officials to discuss issues facing farmers in North Jersey.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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