Rutgers entomologist Changlu Wang's research in New Brunswick housing determined that baiting and trapping and keeping living spaces clean were the most effective methods for reducing infestations. Sprays and foggers are discouraged - they can expose residents to harmful chemicals. Read the full story »
Research at the Rutgers NJAES Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension has shown how cranberries can help prevent certain bacterial infections and have other health benefits. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Center's work helping New Jersey growers. Read the full story »
Often people take care of their money goals one at a time. Delaying savings with the "as soon as" something else is paid off strategy can limit the gains of long term saving. Rutgers extension specialist in financial resource management recommends dividing savings among different buckets. Read the full story »
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 »
Energy drinks claim to give you extra energy, increase alertness, and improve mental and physical performance–however there are down sides to high caffeine and sugar consumption. Are there better ways to feel energized?
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.