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Plant Trees And Shrubs In The Fall

Even with all the recent storms we’ve had, it’s still smarter and less risky to plant trees and shrubs in the fall rather than summer.

06/30/2015

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Rain Is A Welcome Sight For Farmers In New Jersey

Recent rain and more in the forecast is a welcome sight to farmers after the entire month of May produced barely more than one inch of rain in the Delaware Valley.

06/18/2015

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Drought Watch Underway in Delaware Valley

Some area rivers, including parts of the Delaware in Bucks County, are running low this spring because of the lack of rainfall.

05/20/2015

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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.

03/05/2015

Icy Water In NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

America The Beautiful (And Freezing)

Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.

02/25/2015

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US Hottest Spots Of Warming: Northeast, Southwest

The United States is warming fastest at two of its corners, in the Northeast and the Southwest, an analysis of federal temperature records shows.

06/04/2014

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Dry But Has Not Crossed Drought Threshold

As large sections of the country suffer in drought, southeastern Pennsylvania has been dry, but has not crossed the drought threshold.

07/17/2012

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Did The Deluge Dampen Our Drought?

When it’s all tallied up, we’ll have gotten as much as three inches of rain this weekend, but is it enough to help solve our water shortage?

04/23/2012

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Area Expert Says Drought and Recession Are Fueling Peanut Butter Shortage

“Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are the staple of a tradition in America that just won’t quit,” says Tom Kennedy, an agribusiness expert at Delaware Valley College.

10/11/2011

Southeast Pennsylvania Placed Under Drought Watch

A drought watch is the first and least severe level of Pennsylvania’s drought classifications, asking residents to voluntarily conserve water.

08/06/2011

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As Delaware Valley Lawns Turn Brown, Expert Suggests A Watering Pause

Remember green grass? As this hot, dry summer drags on, your lawn and gardens are wilting.

07/19/2011

New Jersey Residents Urged to Conserve Water

KYW Newsradio Team Coverage — New Jersey is under a drought “watch” — and residents are being urged to voluntarily conserve water.

09/08/2010