Spotlight Archive

[Rutgers 250: NJAES All-Star Variety of the Month – ‘Triploid’ Oyster]

Rutgers 250: NJAES All-Star Variety of the Month – ‘Triploid’ Oyster

The research and vision of Professor Ximing Guo and his team are helping to sustain the aquaculture industry and provide hope for the future.

Launch Date: 8/8/2016

[Rutgers 250: NJAES Breed of the Month — Tree Fruit Featuring TangOs® Peach]

Rutgers 250: NJAES Breed of the Month — Tree Fruit Featuring TangOs® Peach

TangOs® and the Rutgers tree fruit breeding program are being featured as part of the NJAES Rutgers 250 All-Star Varieties celebration.

Launch Date: 7/15/2016

[Brewery Boom Could Revive New Jersey Hops Production]

Brewery Boom Could Revive New Jersey Hops Production

The proliferation of craft breweries and a Rutgers study could help bring this crop back to the state.

Launch Date: 7/15/2016

[A new strawberry variety, the Rutgers Scarlet, is taking the fields by storm]

A new strawberry variety, the Rutgers Scarlet, is taking the fields by storm

Edible Jersey magazine profiles the latest strawberry to hit New Jersey farms, and the Rutgers team behind it.

Launch Date: 5/20/2016

[Station 119: From Lifesaving to Marine Research]

Station 119: From Lifesaving to Marine Research

New book by professor and fish biologist Ken Able explores the history of Rutgers marine field station.

Launch Date: 12/7/2015

[Dine In for Healthy Families on December 3]

Dine In for Healthy Families on December 3

Join families across the country as we celebrate eating together and home prepared meals.

Launch Date: 11/9/2015

[NJ Storm Resources: Weather Info, Preparedness, and Clean-up]

NJ Storm Resources: Weather Info, Preparedness, and Clean-up

Find NJAES, state, and national storm resources for dealing with flooding, loss of electricity, food safety, and more.

Launch Date: 10/1/2015

[Rutgers-bred dogwoods formally named for breeder and Rutgers]

Rutgers-bred dogwoods formally named for breeder and Rutgers

After many years of lacking scientific names, dogwoods bred by Elwin Orton are officially named.

Launch Date: 8/19/2015

[Rutgers "Bee-ginner’s Beekeeping" Course Gives Many New Jersey Apiarists Their Start]

Rutgers "Bee-ginner’s Beekeeping" Course Gives Many New Jersey Apiarists Their Start

Recently signed legislation offered protections to registered Garden State beekeepers, many of whom received training in Rutgers signature beekeeping course.

Launch Date: 8/8/2015

[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: 7/28/2015

[Liberian Immigrant Farmer Grows a Taste of Home]

Liberian Immigrant Farmer Grows a Taste of Home

Rutgers NJAES ethnic vegetable initiative helps NJ farmers fill a niche for cultural cuisine.

Launch Date: 7/8/2015

[South Jersey Faces Challenges of Maintaining Healthy Lakes]

South Jersey Faces Challenges of Maintaining Healthy Lakes

Rutgers Extension Agent in Environmental Resources weighs in on out-of-control growth of aquatic plants

Launch Date: 6/24/2015

[The Berry Best for New Jersey]

The Berry Best for New Jersey

Rutgers NJAES team releases the 'Rutgers Scarlet' Strawberry.

Launch Date: 5/21/2015


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