Native from Maine to Florida and west to Texas and Ohio, Yellowroot grows along shaded streambanks and in moist woodlands and also grows in full sun. It flowers in the spring and has fall colors which vary depending if growing in shade or sun. Read more »
A new, once monthly lunchtime webinar series for anyone curious about home-grown sustenance and self-sufficiency is being offered from October through December. Backyard poultry, mushroom production, beekeeping - and more to come! Read more »
Find gardening resources for your fall yard renovation and spruce up. Rutgers Cooperative Extension has Home, Lawn, and Garden fact sheets, web pages, workshops, webinars and more to provide the information you need. Read more »
The Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve partnered with NJDEP to help communicate potential flood impacts for tidal rivers, bays, estuaries and the ocean. This empowers residents to connect flood impacts to where they live, work, and play. Read more »
Throughout New Jersey people are spotting the adult moth stage of Spotted Lanternflies (SLF). This invasive species can harm a variety of trees and plants. NJAES has a SLF web page with various resources and information on how to handle this pest. 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 »
Note: Please check with your local office for changes in programming and office hours.
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.