Rutgers Cooperative Extension Extension specialist in financial resource management Barbara O'Neill covers what types of insurance you may need and why you may need them. Read the full story »
Smith became the state entomologist in 1899, and his work on taming the North Jersey salt marshes to curb the mosquito population in nearby Jersey City gave him a big name in the early 20th century. His work focused on habitat prevention, draining some of the swamps, and working to examine the habitats where mosquitoes bred. Read the full story »
With origins from China, NJAES breeders were the first to hybridize "donut" peaches in the 60s and 70s to improve production and flavor. They continue to be a part of the NJAES tree fruit breeding program, with TangOs® and BuenOs™, and even a flat nectarine. Read the full story »
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 »
Trees are valuable elements of our landscape. The help of a tree care professional may be needed when problems occur such as storm or insect damage, or when general maintenance is required. Pruning or the removal of large trees is hazardous work and should be left to trained and qualified tree care professionals.
County offices provide all kinds of information and assistance regarding 4-H, agriculture, family and community health sciences, marine science, and natural resources and the environment. Our Rutgers Cooperative Extension county offices, found in all 21 counties, are the result of a partnership between Rutgers Cooperative Extension, County Boards of Chosen Freeholders, and the US Department of Agriculture.
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station research and extension programs are primarily funded through appropriations and sponsored research. Private giving provides an opportunity for individuals and organizations to make an impact on the 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.