Veggie Rx represents a partnership among several health-oriented community programs that serve the city’s most vulnerable residents: New Brunswick Community Farmers’ Market, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s HIPHOP Promise Clinic, and Elijah’s Promise community kitchen. Read more »
The Plant Diagnostic Laboratory is a full-service plant health diagnostic facility located on the Cook Campus. Read more »
Culver's Root is not well-known, but has all the desirable attributes of a beneficial native plant. It is beneficial for sustaining both the adult and the larval forms of local insect populations and provides color, height and texture during the summer months. Read more »
NJAES faced the challenges of a tumultuous year and became stronger as a result. Thank you to our dedicated Rutgers Cooperative Extension agents, specialists and staff in serving New Jersey and the programs that prepare us for a brighter year ahead. Watch the video »
Our NJAES community faced the challenges of a tumultuous year head-on and became stronger as a result. As you read the pages of the NJAES Annual Report you will see that each story highlights a program that serves the present and prepares us for a stronger future. Read more »
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 »
During the spring and summer, carpenter bees can be found boring tunnels and flying around wood structures. Male carpenter bees can be alarming due to their erratic flight patterns around tunnel entrances, however they are pollinators and considered beneficial native insects.
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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, Boards of County Commissioners, 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.