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Christie Faces Iowa Pressure on Pig Crate Ban

posted on November 14, 2014 at 10:31 AM

There are not that many pigs in his home state. But there are millions in the early presidential voting state of Iowa. And that's making for a tough decision for Chris Christie, who is both New Jersey's governor and a potential presidential... Full Story

Market to Market (November 2, 2012)

posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Market to Market (November 2, 2012)
Full Program: A lethal storm disrupts lives, livelihoods – and markets -- in the east. While it may not be the top priority for most voters, immigration remains a key political issue. And hours before the election, traders get some “skin in the game” by... Full Story

NJ Company Recalls More Than 200,000 Pounds of Beef That Went to Prisons

posted on January 14, 2011 at 4:01 PM

ELIZABETH, N.J (AP) -- More than 200,000 pounds of ground beef products sent to prisons in Oregon and California are being recalled after an inspection found they may be spoiled. Full Story

New Jersey Farm Flings Pumpkins with Giant Catapult

posted on September 26, 2008 at 8:09 PM

NEWTON, N.J (AP) -- One New Jersey farm has a special attraction to go with the season's hay rides and corn mazes: giant pumpkin catapult. Full Story

NJ Weighs Bill Encouraging Alternative Farm Energy

posted on June 27, 2008 at 8:06 PM

By TOM HESTER Jr TRENTON, N.J (AP) — For centuries, farming has involved plowing the fields and tending to livestock. Full Story

N.J. Farmers: Cut Pork, Not Ag

posted on April 4, 2008 at 8:04 PM

TRENTON — Protests at the state Capitol are nothing new, but demonstrators normally don't use tractors, hay bales, Christmas trees and farm animals to get their point across. Full Story

Feds Investigate N.J. Meat Plant After Burger Recall

posted on September 28, 2007 at 8:09 PM

TRENTON, N.J (AP) — Federal food inspectors are investigating the Topps Meat Co facility and its suppliers amid reports that 23 people in eight states may have fallen ill after eating bacteria-tainted hamburgers, officials said Thursday. Full Story

Farmers Gear Crops For Suburbia

posted on May 31, 2002 at 8:05 PM

New Jersey agriculture, once dominated by vegetable crops, has been outpaced by "crops" for lawns and gardens. Full Story

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