agriculture

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Local Food Conglomerate Boosts Ag Education With Big Gift To Nearby School

Delaware Valley College received the $250,000 grant from the Clemens Family Corporation, owner of Hatfield Meats, to help build a new swine science center.

11/10/2014

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Officials And Business Leaders In Chester Co. Team Up On 10-Year Economic Development Plan

VISTA 2025 co-chair and chairman of the Chester county board of commissioners, Ryan Costello, says it’s about striking a balance between economic growth and quality of life.

10/11/2014

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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

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