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Plant of the Month: A Colorful Bromeliad for the Holiday Season

December ushers in the winter season and our attention turns indoors for festivities and family for the holiday season. It is also time to buy and gift plants appropriate to the season. One such group of plants are the red, yellow and silver leaved forms of Dyckia, commonly called Sawblade Plant. Read more »

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How to Attract More Birds to Your Garden this Season

Agriculture and natural resources agent William Errickson shares what to plant for attracting birds, and how letting them go to seed provides an autumn food source for a variety of species. Native grasses can also provide food and shelter. Read more »

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Wellness Wednesdays: Easy Steps to Add Positive Health Behaviors Into Your Day

Wellness on Wednesday webinars with Family & Community Health Sciences focuses on a variety of topics related to food, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. Now is the time to make some of those small changes that will improve your health in a large way! Read more »

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NJAES Wildlife Specialist Part of National Grant to Combat White-nose Syndrome in Bats

Rutgers is among four institutions awarded a grant to field-test a promising method of treating environmental reservoirs of the pathogen that causes white-nose syndrome - a disease that is devastating bat populations in North America. Read more »

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NJ Climate Change Alliance Announces Statewide Organic Material Management Plan

The plan facilitates New Jersey's new Food Waste Recycling Law. More sustainable management of food can feed more New Jerseyans confronting food insecurity and improve soil quality to enhance agriculture, community gardening, and plant growth through the use of compost. Read more »

What is the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station?

The New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) is an integral component of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The experiment station provides a diverse range of research, extension, and education programs that serve the people of New Jersey and the urban, suburban, and rural communities in which they live. Through its Cooperative Extension offices in all 21 New Jersey counties, dedicated 4-H agents, Extension specialists, Family & Community Health Sciences educators, and Agriculture and Natural Resources agents work to serve New Jersey residents in every area of the state. Read More About NJAES »

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