Learn about Earth 2100, the Rutgers University Microbiome Program, and Dreams Fulfilled that will have global impact! Read more »
With the first promise of warmer weather, bulbs begin to awaken and start their spring "symphony" of color. Of the bevy of bulbs available to brighten your garden, there is none as iconic nor as willing to lead the symphony, as the white flowering Snowdrop. Read more »
NJAES Vision 2025 is a strategic initiative with a goal for NJAES programs, farms, field stations, business incubators, and centers to become national models that are sustainable, responsive, innovative, and inclusive. Read more »
This healthy food grows as a hardy perennial crop. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County has an online presentation of interesting facts about asparagus and how to incorporate it into your garden. Read more »
Residents can prevent Spotted Lanternfly egg masses from hatching by removing them from trees before they hatch. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Burlington County's video demonstrates the steps to take to remove them as we approach Spring. 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 »
New Jersey’s agricultural and food production, processing, and distribution industries support the continued accessibility to food for the state’s 8.9 million residents and extends well beyond the state’s borders. This publication quantifies the impact of New Jersey’s agribusiness and food firms on the New Jersey economy using the most recent data from 2017.
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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, 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.