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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Food & Farming

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In A.C., farmers talk climate change

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The predicted effects of a warming planet on Garden State farmers are grim: crop failures, plant diseases and an influx of pests [go to article]
new jersey, vertical farm, newark

Generation of farmers use alternative techniques to grow crops

JOANNA GAGIS / NJTV NEWS - When our founders coined the term “The Garden State”, they likely didn’t envision trays of plants and artificial light. But these have [go to article/video]
Farmland in Kingwood, NJ

Farming is a billion-dollar industry in N.J. Here’s the good and bad news from...

BLAKE NELSON / NJ.COM - New Jersey farmers produce a billion dollars’ worth of goods every year. New data provides both good and bad news about their very tough job [go to article]
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Cultivating community through food in NJ: The intersection of development and agriculture

PAMELA MACKENZIE / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - As interest in locally grown food increases and as New Jersey and many other states watch their farmland shrink [go to article]
Experimental farm network-mouse melons

This revolution will be farmed

BY LELA NARGI / CIVIL EATS - A long-bearded, bespectacled Nathan Kleinman is standing inside a hoophouse in Southern New Jersey he proudly announces he got for free [go to article]
Rutgers, new jersey

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]
Cows

New Jersey’s dairy farms are in crisis

JILL P. CAPUZZO / NEW JERSEY MONTHLY - Since he started milking his neighbors’ cows at age 10, Jared Weeks knew he wanted to be a dairy farmer. At 12, he scraped together [go to article]
Farm, Holland Twsp, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

These N.J. counties have preserved the most farmland

BILL GALLO / NJ.COM - There's one sure-fire way to slow development in New Jersey — saving the land we have left [go to article]

Beekeepers stung by state’s proposed new regulations

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Beekeepers say proposed regulations from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture are unnecessarily stringent [go to article]
Grapes, wine, new jersey

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]

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