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NJ moves to ban pesticide OK’d by Trump administration

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is moving to ban the use of a pesticide linked to potential harmful [go to article]

Nutella could soon be made with hazelnuts developed at Rutgers

ANDREA ALEXANDER / RUTGERS TODAY - For all those devoted fans of Nutella, the threat of a global hazelnut shortage is disturbing [go to article]

Can food still be organic if it’s grown without soil?

Can food still be organic if it’s grown without soil?

GEORGINA GUSTIN / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - A crucial battle in a long-brewing conflict over organic farming came to a head Wednesday [go to article]

NJ takes steps to keep farmland in the family

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - Frenchtown farmer Ryan Kocsis raises hay. He’s worked the fields since his teens, but always [go to article]

How N.J. wine became big business

HUNTER HULBERT / NJ.COM - New Jersey wine country is having a major moment. For years Garden State growers have insisted that connoisseurs [go to article]

NJ’s farmland preservation initiatives get much-needed funding

NJ’s farmland preservation initiatives get much-needed funding

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey’s farmland preservation program is getting a much-needed financial boost with the signing [go to article]

New Jersey is cutting food waste to help the climate

New Jersey is cutting food waste to help the climate

BOBBY MAGILL / CLIMATE CENTRAL - A new law in New Jersey aims to shrink the state’s climate footprint and feed [go to article]

NJ seeks to ban pesticide given clean bill of health by EPA

NJ seeks to ban pesticide given clean bill of health by EPA

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Legislature is pressing ahead with a measure to ban a pesticide linked to potential [go to article]

N.J. hops growers jump into trendy ‘farm-to-mug’ market

JAN HEFLER / PHILLY.COM - Reaching for the sky at this tiny farm in Shamong, Burlington County, were 140 hops plants, or bines, each [go to article]

This N.J. town’s preserved farmland is almost the size of Manhattan

BILL GALLO JR. / NJ.COM - Open space and lush crop fields are something that are not often associated with New Jersey [go to article]

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