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Photo of Bred for Flavor, NJAES Researchers Release New Rutgers D’Light Strawberry

Bred for Flavor, NJAES Researchers Release New Rutgers D’Light Strawberry

This new strawberry variety developed at Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station is now available to gardeners and farmers. Rutgers D’Light strawberry was selected for its flavorful, sweet fruit and has a unique holiday lightbulb shape - perfect for dipping! Read more »

Photo of Back for its Second Year - RU Beginner Farmer Training Kicks Off

Back for its Second Year - RU Beginner Farmer Training Kicks Off

If you want to know what it takes to start a farm, you will be given the resources and an up-close look at some NJ successful farms to get you started on this path. Check out what program participants from the first year had to say about this program! Read more »

Photo of Plant of the Month: Solomon's Seal—'Knee Deep' in Garden Worth Forms

Plant of the Month: Solomon's Seal—'Knee Deep' in Garden Worth Forms

A garden has more depth and visual interest if the lower levels do not all mature to the same height. It is best if there is a variety, ranging from ground hugging forms to those near knee height. Different varieties of Solomon's Seal can add a range of heights to the garden. Read more »

Photo of How to Keep Your Reusable Shopping Bags Clean

How to Keep Your Reusable Shopping Bags Clean

With New Jersey's ban on plastic shopping bags being implemented in May, extension specialist in food safety Don Schaffner provides tips on keeping those reusables clean. Read more »

Photo of El Huerto Urbano - Serie Virtual en Español

El Huerto Urbano - Serie Virtual en Español

Esta serie está dirigida a principiantes, personas interesadas en aprender a cultivar hortalizas en espacios urbanos. Aunque estas sesiones están diseñadas para adultos, en ellas compartiremos actividades de jardinería para integrar a toda la familia! Acompáñanos los miércoles cada mes, a las 6:00 pm. 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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