The Office of the Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources sets the strategic direction and vision for the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. It leads efforts to advance the mission and vision of both units, while playing an integral role within Rutgers University leadership. Leadership areas within the Office of the Executive Dean include Academic Personnel, Financial and Business Administration, Communications, Community Engagement, Development, Human Resources, Information Technology Services, Planning and Budgets, and the Grants Facilitation.
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension helps the diverse population of New Jersey adapt to a rapidly changing society and improve their lives and communities through an educational process that uses science based knowledge.
The Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development program uses a learn-by-doing approach to enable youth to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to become competent, caring, and contributing citizens of the world.
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Management Agents serves the residents of New Jersey through the development and dissemination of research-based information. These programs assist commercial businesses, governmental agencies, and residents through personal or group requests for assistance, information and consultation on issues related to agriculture, the environment, and natural resources management.
Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) helps people stay healthy, enjoy life, be active, and reduce health care costs. FCHS encourages today's busy families and individuals to learn more and make personal choices to improve health. FCHS combines research and practical advice to improve your health for a better tomorrow.
Our research focuses on innovative approaches to applying the land-grant model in support of the highly developed agricultural and food system, environment, and citizens of New Jersey.
The Center for Turfgrass Science generates and disseminates knowledge, training, and education in the turfgrass sciences by fostering nationally recognized multidisciplinary research; undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education; and service programs that support the turfgrass industry.
The Center for Vector Biology provides research and information for the citizens of New Jersey about insects and the diseases they carry and transmit. The Center interprets and disseminates data collected by county agencies for surveillance of mosquito vectors and their infection rates for Eastern Equine and West Nile viruses.
Through education, research, and outreach, the Equine Science Center identifies problems in the horse industry; finds solutions by means of science-based inquiry; offers the solutions to the horse industry and to horse owners; and influences public policy to ensure the viability of the horse industry.
NJWRRI is a federally funded program of research, training and information transfer concerning all aspects of fresh and estuarine water in the state.
The Rutgers Plant Science Research and Extension Farm supports research and extension programs advancing fine and athletic field turf directly applicable to turf and agronomic crops and to plant and soil interaction.
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