Clifford E. & Melda C. Snyder Research and Extension Farm - Rutgers Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Photo of Snyder Research and Extension Farm. The Snyder Research and Extension Farm near Pittstown (Hunterdon County) is Rutgers' center for sustainable agriculture. Snyder Farm initiates and disseminates research applicable to the production of a variety of food and fiber products, including grain crops, tree and small fruits, turfgrass, and ornamentals. The farm's 390 acres provide a valuable capacity to research soil and climate conditions and crops of northern New Jersey.

Website: snyderfarm.rutgers.edu

Mailing Address:
Clifford E. & Melda C. Snyder Research and Extension Farm - Rutgers Center for Sustainable Agriculture
140 Locust Grove Road
Pittstown, NJ 08867-4049

Director: John A. Grande
Phone: 908-730-9419
Fax: 908-735-8290
Email: grande@njaes.rutgers.edu
Location: Pittstown, N.J. (Hunterdon County)


Driving Directions:

From the North: Take I-78 to Exit 15. Turn left (south) at bottom of exit ramp onto Pittstown Road (Route 513S). Stay on Pittstown Road for approximately 6 miles (DO NOT TURN WHEN ROUTE 513 BEARS RIGHT). Turn left onto Locust Grove Road at Rutgers sign. Snyder Farm is 1/2 mile on the left.

From the South (Trenton area): Take Route 202/31 North to the Flemington traffic circle. Take Route 12 West at circle. Go approximately 5 miles to Pittstown Road (second right after Shell Gas Station). Turn right (north) and go 3.5 miles to Locust Grove Road ( look for Rutgers sign) and turn right. Snyder Farm is 1/2 mile on the left.


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences