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Food & Farming

spotted lanternfly

It is consuming crops and swarming Pa. towns. Can N.J. keep this bug away?

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Just across the Delaware River, an invasive bug has been eating its way through farms and swarming towns in Pennsylvania [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]
food waste

Enviros irked by changes to measure that tackles big sources of NJ food waste

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - When are trash incinerators and landfills considered recycling facilities? [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]
spotted lanternfly

Foreign fly threatens NJ vineyards

NICK MUSCAVAGE / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The state's growing wine industry is threatened by a foreign fly that is already wreaking havoc in Pennsylvania [go to article]
Grapes, wine, new jersey

How will climate change alter agriculture? Winemakers are finding out

ERIC ASIMOV /NY TIMES - Wine, which is among the most sensitive and nuanced of agricultural products, demonstrates how climate change is transforming [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]
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]
Nj environment news, farming

Climate change threatens the world’s food supply, United Nations warns

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / NY TIMES - The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns [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]

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