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Food & Farming

Hazelnuts grown at Rutgers

How to protect our food from a crazy climate? Consider the hazelnut.

NATHANAEL JOHNSON / GRIST - In 2013, a cold snap in Ordu, Turkey, set off a chain-reaction that ended with terrible consequences for lovers of hazelnut chocolate [go to article]
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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]
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]
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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]
spotted lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly infestation poses existential threat to wineries, vineyards across Delaware Valley

CBS PHILADELPHIA 3 - Fears are growing in Pennsylvania about the spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest with no natural enemies [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]
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

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]
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]
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]

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