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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Food & Farming

farmer digs manure and soil, new jersey environment news

Green gardens sprouting from vacant lots. Urban farmers hope to grow city’s economy.

KAREN YI / NJ.COM - Tobias Fox watches a grey cat slink behind a raised garden bed. In a blink, the furry feline nearly pounces [go to article]
Apple tree

This hard apple cider farm just got a sweet $788K deal from N.J.

ROB JENNINGS / NJ.COM - Fans of hard apple cider just got a big boost courtesy of a 2004 state law aimed at protecting the environment [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]
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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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]
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]
Grapes on the vine

Climate change could shrink more than half of all wine regions. What will it...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - Never heard of mourvedre? You might want to develop a taste for the rustic, full-bodied red wine because it could [go to article]
new jersey, vertical farm, newark

Opinion: Investing in vertical farming – five take-aways

ERIK KOBAYASHI-SOLOMON / FORBES - “Eyewatering.” That’s the best description for recent capital inflows into the vertical farming industry [go to article]
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Farming flourishes in the Garden State

NJTV / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Recently released federal statistics on agriculture in the United States held some surprising news for New Jersey [go to article]
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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