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Food & Farming

stinkbug, invasive species, new jersey environment

Asian wasp’s arrival in S. Jersey brings hope to scientists, farmers fighting stink bugs

CATALINA JARAMILLO / WHYY - The peaches look far from perfect in Rutgers University Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s experimental orchard [go to article]
Farm, New Jersey Environment News

Opinion: Protect soils to safeguard food supply

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - The Dust Bowl of the 1930s was one of the worst man-made disasters in our history. Due to poor farming practices [go to article]
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How sustainability efforts are helping the state’s fishing industry

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - Pete Dolan is the captain of the Ms. Manya, a commercial scallop boat. He’s ready to set sail on a week-long trip [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]
spotted lanternfly

Commentary: Lanternflies are spreading, but not on Christmas trees

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Spotted lanternflies are invading from Pennsylvania into eight New Jersey [go to article]
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New laws aim to reduce food waste in New Jersey

RAVEN SANTANA / NJTV NEWS - With one in 10 residents in New Jersey facing food insecurity, more than 20 pounds of food per person per month are wasted [go to article]
bee swarm, new jersey environment

Why do NJ beekeepers feel they’ve been stung by state DOA?

CARLY SITRIN / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Honeybee colonies worldwide have come under attack in recent years by the mysterious colony collapse disorder and vicious mite [go to article]
food waste

Throwing food away — or just burning it — counts as recycling in bill...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - America has a major food waste problem, and New Jersey is no exception [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]
Cereal bowl

Worried your kids are eating ‘weed killer’ cereals? Take this shopping list to the...

CLAUDE BRODESSER-AKNER / NJ.COM - You probably can't even pronounce it, but your mother is probably emailing you right now to tell you how glyphosate [go to article]

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