Spotlight Archive

[Blossom Brevity Cloaks Tending for Longevity]

Blossom Brevity Cloaks Tending for Longevity

Rutgers Master Gardeners Care for Historic Cherry Trees in Branch Brook Park

Launch Date: 4/1/2014

[Extending Knowledge - Changing Lives in New Jersey & Beyond]

Extending Knowledge - Changing Lives in New Jersey & Beyond

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension.

Launch Date: 1/8/2014

[Extending Knowledge - Changing Lives in New Jersey & Beyond]

Extending Knowledge - Changing Lives in New Jersey & Beyond

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension.

Launch Date: 1/8/2014

[Extending Knowledge - Changing Lives in New Jersey & Beyond]

Extending Knowledge - Changing Lives in New Jersey & Beyond

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension.

Launch Date: 1/8/2014

[Extending Knowledge - Changing Lives in New Jersey & Beyond]

Extending Knowledge - Changing Lives in New Jersey & Beyond

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension.

Launch Date: 1/8/2014

[Become a Steward for the Environment]

Become a Steward for the Environment

Training and internship provide the tools for residents to make a difference.

Launch Date: 12/2/2013

[Rainwater for "Wash" and Rain Garden for "Rinse"]

Rainwater for "Wash" and Rain Garden for "Rinse"

Rutgers green carwash study looks at ways to reduce runoff pollutants from entering local waterways.

Launch Date: 9/17/2013

[From Garbage to Green]

From Garbage to Green

Alternative Energy Innovations at Rutgers EcoComplex

Launch Date: 7/1/2013

[Take a Ride Over to the Fair!]

Take a Ride Over to the Fair!

It's county fair season! Find your county's fair and plan a visit.

Launch Date: 7/1/2013

[Mosquito Menace]

Mosquito Menace

Rutgers Research Helps Reclaim Our Backyards.

Launch Date: 6/24/2013

[Jersey Strawberries – The Breed Goes On]

Jersey Strawberries – The Breed Goes On

New varieties are on the horizon for Jersey farmers and gardeners.

Launch Date: 6/6/2013

[An Orchard Grows in New Brunswick]

An Orchard Grows in New Brunswick

Rutgers helps plant community apple orchard.

Launch Date: 5/24/2013

[Two More Tools for Your Garden]

Two More Tools for Your Garden

Our Plant Diagnostic and Soil Testing Labs are here to help.

Launch Date: 5/13/2013

[The Ultimate Plant Sale]

The Ultimate Plant Sale

The Rutgers Gardens Spring Flower Fair is held May 10-12.

Launch Date: 5/1/2013

['Going Green' can also apply to your lawn]

'Going Green' can also apply to your lawn

It's possible to have that lush green lawn without all the chemicals.

Launch Date: 4/12/2013

[Unwanted Visitors in Your Yard?]

Unwanted Visitors in Your Yard?

Learn which plants are the least attractive to deer

Launch Date: 3/25/2013

[Beekeeping for Bee-ginners]

Beekeeping for Bee-ginners

Office of Continuing Professional Education Offers Beekeeping Course.

Launch Date: 3/13/2013

[Serving New Jersey Over the Last Year.]

Serving New Jersey Over the Last Year.

Read the 2012 NJAES Annual Report

Launch Date: 3/1/2013

[Girl Scouts Investigate the Deep Sea in Ship to Shore Series]

Girl Scouts Investigate the Deep Sea in Ship to Shore Series

Middle school girls learn scientific principles through hands-on lessons.

Launch Date: 2/11/2013

[Greening Up the Landscape]

Greening Up the Landscape

New Jersey's First Organic Land Care Certification Course Launched.

Launch Date: 2/4/2013

[Looking to Recapture that Jersey Tomato Taste?]

Looking to Recapture that Jersey Tomato Taste?

Rutgers NJAES offers seeds of three classic Jersey tomato varieties.

Launch Date: 1/17/2013

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Launch Date: 12/20/2012

[Finishing What He Started]

Finishing What He Started

Cancer doesn't stop Golf Turf Management student. Read his story

Launch Date: 12/14/2012

[Patent Award Caps Seven Decades of Asparagus Breeding at Rutgers]

Patent Award Caps Seven Decades of Asparagus Breeding at Rutgers

Find out why most commercial asparagus varieties have Jersey in their roots.

Launch Date: 12/4/2012

[After Sandy, Be Aware That Not All Wood is Fit to Burn]

After Sandy, Be Aware That Not All Wood is Fit to Burn

Nicholas Polanin, agricultural agent of Somerset County, gives advice on selecting firewood.

Launch Date: 12/4/2012

[Hurricane and Flood Resources]

Hurricane and Flood Resources

Resources for recovery from Hurricane Sandy

Launch Date: 11/5/2012

[Hurricane Survival Guide for New Jersey]

Hurricane Survival Guide for New Jersey

Be prepared: read this PDF from the NJ Office of Emergency Management

Launch Date: 10/26/2012

[Silicon: An Essential Plant Nutrient?]

Silicon: An Essential Plant Nutrient?

Groundbreaking research demonstrates benefits on a variety of crops.

Launch Date: 10/24/2012

[N.J. Inventors Hall of Fame Honors Four Rutgers Faculty Members]

N.J. Inventors Hall of Fame Honors Four Rutgers Faculty Members

Elwin Orton inducted into Hall of Hame and credited with saving the U.S. dogwood industry.

Launch Date: 10/19/2012

[Rutgers Researchers Help State Take Aim at West Nile Virus]

Rutgers Researchers Help State Take Aim at West Nile Virus

Don't panic, experts say as reports of outbreak spread nationwide.

Launch Date: 8/28/2012

[OCPE Turf School Alumni Give New Meaning to "Putting <em>Green</em>"]

OCPE Turf School Alumni Give New Meaning to "Putting Green"

Read more about setting benchmarks for ecological stewardship.

Launch Date: 8/28/2012

[Water Quality and Sustainability Grounded in Soil Health]

Water Quality and Sustainability Grounded in Soil Health

NJAES role in statewide conference underscores importance of healthy soil.

Launch Date: 8/20/2012

[It's Time for Rutgers' Annual Great Tomato Tasting!]

It's Time for Rutgers' Annual Great Tomato Tasting!

In Pittstown, New Jersey on August 29, 2012 from 3 p.m. to dusk.

Launch Date: 8/16/2012

[Take a Ride Over to the Fair!]

Take a Ride Over to the Fair!

It's county fair season! Find your county's fair and plan a visit.

Launch Date: 7/1/2012

[Feeding a Generation at Risk: The Garden State's Growing Challenge]

Feeding a Generation at Risk: The Garden State's Growing Challenge

A documentary film about New Jersey, its complex food system, and efforts to connect farms to cities and reduce childhood obesity.

Launch Date: 5/8/2012

[Rutgers Day 2012 Has Something for Everyone]

Rutgers Day 2012 Has Something for Everyone

See What Activities 4-H Has to Offer on Saturday, April 28

Launch Date: 4/25/2012

[Test - Don't Guess]

Test - Don't Guess

Testing your garden's soil fertility is easy - watch how

Launch Date: 4/5/2012

[Effort to Up Local Seafood Consumption Gains Steam]

Effort to Up Local Seafood Consumption Gains Steam

Gef Flimlin started a grassroots push to get residents asking for Jersey fish and shellfish

Launch Date: 3/12/2012

[Training Librarians for Educating in Finances]

Training Librarians for Educating in Finances

Two library systems receive expert advice from Rutgers NJAES

Launch Date: 3/1/2012

[Program Nurtures Female Farmers]

Program Nurtures Female Farmers

Annie's Project Trains Women in Agricultural Matters

Launch Date: 2/16/2012

[Why is the Winter Weather So Warm?]

Why is the Winter Weather So Warm?

Watch NJ State Climatologist Dave Robinson Explain

Launch Date: 2/2/2012

[Look at What We've Been Up To]

Look at What We've Been Up To

Read the 2011 NJAES Annual Report

Launch Date: 1/12/2012

[Invite Visitors to Your Farm]

Invite Visitors to Your Farm

Attend a New Jersey Agritourism Conference and Learn How

Launch Date: 1/12/2012

[Record Wet & Close to Record Warm]

Record Wet & Close to Record Warm

2011 Summary of New Jersey Weather

Launch Date: 1/6/2012

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Launch Date: 12/31/2011

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Launch Date: 12/21/2011

[RCE Green Job Program for Veterans]

RCE Green Job Program for Veterans

Essex County Partnership Honored with Governor's Environmental Excellence Award

Launch Date: 12/16/2011

[Project PORTS: Making a Difference]

Project PORTS: Making a Difference

Kids Help Restore Shellfish Habitat

Launch Date: 12/1/2011

[Reading, Writing, and Radicchio]

Reading, Writing, and Radicchio

New Jersey Students Learn How to "Grow Healthy"

Launch Date: 10/31/2011

[Rutgers Corn Maze Open for Exploring]

Rutgers Corn Maze Open for Exploring

Video: Rutgers football corn maze at Von Thun Farms in Dayton, NJ.

Launch Date: 10/13/2011

[Breeding Hazelnuts for Emerging Markets]

Breeding Hazelnuts for Emerging Markets

Prof. Tom Molnar continues groundbreaking research

Launch Date: 10/1/2011

[Bringing the Farm to the City]

Bringing the Farm to the City

Community farm market brings fresh produce to New Brunswick

Launch Date: 9/8/2011

[Expanding Horizons in Agriculture]

Expanding Horizons in Agriculture

Learn about the New Jersey Agricultural Leadership Program

Launch Date: 7/25/2011

[Unwanted Visitors in Your Yard?]

Unwanted Visitors in Your Yard?

Learn which plants are the least attractive to deer

Launch Date: 1/1/2011


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