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.
Gov. Christie announced on Friday that the U.S. government has granted a Natural Disaster Designation for 14 New Jersey counties following Superstorm Sandy, a snowstorm, a Nor’easter, a drought and other extreme weather between June 28 and Nov. 8, 2012.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
“We’re glad to be here, but we’re very sorry we have to be here. This problem should have been solved long ago.” So said Farm Aid co-founder and President Willie Nelson at a press conference […]
If you prefer your beef locally grown, grass-fed and delivered to your home, there’s a website for that.
Sportsmen and farmers are facing off over a proposal to allow Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania.
States in the northeast are facing a pumpkin shortage after Hurricane Irene destroyed hundreds of pumpkin patches in the region.