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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]

Editorial: Nothing sweet about bees dying

NORTHJERSEY.COM- Honeybees are hardworking friends to New Jersey’s agricultural industry, the results of their labors readily seen in fruits and vegetables [go to article]

Honeybees dying at greater rate in New Jersey

Honeybees dying at greater rate in New Jersey

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Nearly half the honeybees in New Jersey die off each year, significantly outpacing the national average [go to article]

Rutgers’ new pumpkin-shaped pepper not so hot

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - If you like the sort of spicy heat that a habanero pepper brings to your meal [go to article]

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