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Photo of Plant of the Month: Haworthiopsis: A Plant for Many Generations

Plant of the Month: Haworthiopsis: A Plant for Many Generations

With its short days and cold temperatures, January is a good month to turn your focus to indoor gardening and expand upon your houseplant palate. It is a wonderful way to bring the garden indoors. However, simply because the plant is labelled as a houseplant does not mean it cannot go outside come next summer! Read more »

Photo of Start on Your Green New Year’s Resolutions with the 2021 Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program

Start on Your Green New Year’s Resolutions with the 2021 Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program

Rutgers Cooperative Extension is offering its 2021 online Rutgers Environmental Stewards class, which educates volunteers about current environmental issues so they can help tackle environmental problems in their communities. Read more »

Photo of COVID-19 Pandemic had Big Impact on Commercial Fishing in Northeast

COVID-19 Pandemic had Big Impact on Commercial Fishing in Northeast

With restaurants and supply chains disrupted due to the global coronavirus pandemic, two-fifths of commercial fishermen surveyed from Maine through North Carolina did not go fishing earlier this year, according to a Rutgers study that also documented their resilience and adaptation. Read more »

Photo of Mr. Clean: Professor Counsels the Public on Hygiene Do's and Don’ts

Mr. Clean: Professor Counsels the Public on Hygiene Do's and Don’ts

Extension specialist in food science and microbial risk assessment expert Donald Schaffner became the guy to weigh in on conventional wisdom, risk, and everyday life during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more »

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Plant of the Month: Peperomia - Foliage for the Holidays

Peperomia (a.k.a. Radiator Plant) doesn't compete with Poinsettia for seasonal color. However, Peperomia does provide a colorful and enduring plant that will only increase in beauty with the passing of the years. 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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