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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Food & Farming

new jersey, vertical farm, newark

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]
Farm, New Jersey Environment News

NJ company transforms food waste into a commodity before it can reach a landfill

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - You might think a warehouse filled with food waste would stink. But when visitors enter Jay Fischer’s warehouse [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]

This startup is building the techiest indoor farm in the world

BETH KOWITT / FORTUNE - Indoor vertical farming startup Bowery is in the process of building a second facility which it claims [go to article]
new jersey environment news, farming, vegetables

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]
stinkbug, invasive species, new jersey environment

Scientists pick up the genetic scent of stinkbug invaders

DANIEL ACKERMAN / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - If a farmer can grow it, a brown marmorated stinkbug can destroy it. This invasive scourge has ravaged apples [go to article]
Farm, New Jersey Environment News

Hunterdon County preserves 500 more acres of farmland

MIKE DEAK / USA TODAY -Seven Hunterdon County farms, totaling 494 acres, will be preserved after the county purchased the development [go to article]
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]
farm, new jerseyvideo

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 on leased land [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]

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