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Oyster farmers who feared going broke brace for a 'bonkers' summer

The Scranton Times-Tribune 13 Jun 2021
A year ago, oyster growers who farm New Jersey’s marshy coastal inlets and tidal flats were fighting for survival ... Lisa Calvo, a marine scientist at Rutgers University who also farms oysters in the Delaware Bay, wrote a grant proposal that led to the first buyback program in New Jersey.

U.S. to grant leases for sea wind farms

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 12 Jun 2021
WASHINGTON -- The Biden administration Friday announced that it would begin the formal process of selling leases to develop offshore wind farms in shallow waters between Long Island, N.Y., and New Jersey as part of its push to transition the nation to renewable energy.

D&L heritage corridor names 1st new leader in 9 years

Lehigh Valley 11 Jun 2021
Prior to joining the staff at the D&L National Heritage Corridor in 2014, she worked as special programs coordinator for the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and director of education at Fernbrook Farms Education Center in Bordentown, New Jersey ... This section is part of a new, proposed 14-mile loop on the D&L Trail in the Lehigh Valley.

An Urban Farm Takes Root in a New Jersey Community

The Epoch Times 10 Jun 2021
When Walter Roberts first started working part time at the Capital City Farm in Trenton, New Jersey, the hot sun and manual labor made the job difficult for him but in four ...

How the Asian longhorned beetle led to a battle of epic proportions on one man's farmland

WCPO 10 Jun 2021
As of July 2019, ALB (Asian longhorned beetle) has already led to the loss of more than 180,000 trees in Ohio, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Illinois.” ... The USDA has successfully eradicated the beetle, which is native to Asia, from quarantined areas in Illinois, New Jersey and New York City.

Ghost story from the New Jersey farmlands

Red Bluff Daily News 10 Jun 2021
“When I was about ten years old, we had a family living in the tenant house on our farm in New Jersey ... Daily Observer and Meat Industry magazine and author of the “The Knocking Pen” plus his new book “We Said.” He can be reached at

MMCA's 'Catastrophe and Recovery' exhibition 'speaks directly to' changing reality wrought by pandemic

Korea Times 10 Jun 2021
Some pieces, instead of focusing specifically on the ongoing crisis, suggest to viewers new topics to muse about that have become especially relevant in the pandemic era," she said ... state of New Jersey, the captured landscapes present no dramatic spectacle whatsoever.

Love for cows sets future path

Southwest Daily News 08 Jun 2021
This article is part of a series featuring women members of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation ... She currently serves as an area representative and type-traits appraiser for the American Jersey Cattle Association ... I fell in love with cows growing up around them on my family farm, Jazzy Jerseys ... Every day there’s something new on the farm.

One oil company’s rocky path to renewable energy

Live Mint 08 Jun 2021
Another in the planning stages, which could move more quickly under the administration’s new goals, is a wind farm being co-developed by Ørsted off the coast of New Jersey—even bigger than the Martha’s Vineyard project, generating enough to power 500,000 homes.

Hundreds of PPP loans went to phantom farms in Nebraska, elsewhere

Lincoln Journal Star 06 Jun 2021
The shoreline communities of Ocean County, New Jersey, are a summertime getaway for throngs of urbanites, lined with vacation homes and ice cream parlors ... In April, an Ocean County, New Jersey, resident contacted ProPublica after seeing his name attached to a Kabbage loan for a nonexistent “melon farm.”.

Preserved Millville farm hosts celebrating state officials, environmentalists

Burlington County Times 04 Jun 2021
MILLVILLE – Nature threatened rain at a birthday party for the state Green Acres Program on Thursday, but nature lovers could have cared less in the face of a big moment in the history of “open space” preservation in New Jersey ... The DEP states the property has the largest concentration of endangered species in New Jersey.

The 20 fastest-growing jobs in the U.S. and how much they pay in N.J.

NJ dot com 04 Jun 2021
It is a good time to be a wind turbine service technician, the nation’s fastest-growing job segment, and perhaps especially in New Jersey ... So-called offshore wind farm are expected to generate thousands of jobs in New Jersey, along with enough clean energy to provide power for more than 500,000 homes.

I tried the newest Jersey Shore food truck. It’s a smoky, gravy-soaked masterclass.

NJ dot com 04 Jun 2021
New Jersey may never settle the Great Taylor Ham/Pork Roll Name Debate, but we’re all in agreement that it is amazing — and Berg’s is basically putting it on the Canadian version of disco fries ... The curds are fresh from a farm in upstate New York, and are miles better than any curds I have had in previous Garden State poutines.

Natalie Portman, Other Celebs, Invest in Vertical Farming Startup Bowery

Treehugger 04 Jun 2021
Growth of vertical farming reaches new heights ... Bowery presently has two vertical farming sites in New Jersey and Maryland, with a third slated to open in Bethlehem, PA later this year ... While the focus for vertical farming remains firmly planted on greens, Bowery is testing new crops like tomatoes, peppers, and strawberries.

Rutgers, offshore wind firm to study effect on clams off NJ

The Journal Record 04 Jun 2021
A company hoping to build a wind power farm off the coast of southern New Jersey is partnering with Rutgers University and the state's clam industry to study the potential effects of wind farms on the shellfish ... .