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United Nations Declares Saturday World Water Day

On a planet 2/3 covered with water, it may boggle the mind that so little of it is fit to drink, or use in industry or agriculture.

03/22/2014

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After Slow Start, NJ Tomato Production Expected To Be Back On Track

Agricultural agent Wesley Kline, with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County, says too much rain in the spring and early summer is to blame for delaying outdoor tomato harvest by a week or two.

07/15/2013

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New Jersey Farmers Do Best To Cope With Heavy Rain

We may be in the grips of another heat wave around here, but recent heavy rains in the region have proven to be troublesome to several South Jersey farmers.

07/07/2013

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The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It Wrong

Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.

02/20/2013

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An Unusually Early Start To Blueberry Season In New Jersey

The warmer-than-usual spring weather has brought New Jersey blueberries to the table nearly two weeks earlier than normal. You can already find the berries on sale.

06/13/2012