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Rutgers Study Unveils New Carbon Mitigation Solutions to Combat Climate Change

The study, titled “Ecosystem Service Valuation Approaches and Carbon Mitigation Considerations for Garden State Agriculture,” explores how New Jersey’s plants and soils can help to absorb and store carbon dioxide from greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »

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Launch Your Green New Year’s Resolutions with the 2022 Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program

If you want to help protect the environment in your community, but you’re not sure where to start, then now is the time to join the Rutgers Environmental Steward Volunteer Program. Stewards attend weekly classes on topics such as climate change, green infrastructure, environmental justice and wildlife habitat. Read more »

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Plant of the Month: An Evergreen Shrub that Speaks to You!

January is one month when plants can palpably tell you they are cold. Many gardeners may not be acquainted with Prickly Pear, botanically known as Opuntia, but it is one of our more interesting evergreen shrubs and the species Opuntia humifusa is a native of New Jersey. Read more »

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Rutgers Home Gardeners School @Home for Gardeners of all Interests and Skill Levels

Home Gardeners School provides expert instruction in a variety of classic and innovative gardening and landscaping subjects! The 46th annual Rutgers Home Gardeners School @Home gets underway as a virtual conference over Zoom on Sat., Feb. 26, 2022. Read more »

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Rutgers Releases “Fields of Devotion” Short Film Trailer

A science storytelling initiative is being launched with a two-minute trailer for a new science-in-action film that will be released Spring 2022. Fields of Devotion features Rutgers plant biologists and three New Jersey farmers who benefit from Rutgers-developed disease-resistant food crops. 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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