With its glossy deep green foliage, Plum Yew or Cephalotaxus as it is known botanically has rapidly become one of my favorite evergreens for the winter garden. Read more »
To help meet the needs of the state and the region, Rutgers will build research expertise at the university and develop partnerships and workforce development opportunities in offshore wind energy. Read more »
he Rutgers Environmental Steward Volunteer Program. The program teaches participants how to tackle important environmental issues and use what is learned to make a difference in their community. You don’t need a science background. Read more »
More than 300,000 youth nationwide are learning about Rutgers' pioneering ocean research using underwater gliders to understand the effects of climate change as part of this year’s 4-H STEM Challenge. Read more »
FIC, which has been in operation for more than 20 years with extraordinary success, has created its first formal Advisory Board to identify new strategic opportunities to better serve the food industry. 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 »
The USDA estimates that about 30–40% of food is thrown out in the U.S., equating to 63 million tons and $218 billion of food wasted annually and has increased in this country by 50% since the 1970s. Food waste occurs in every part of the food system. Learning ways to decrease food waste at home can be the first step towards making a positive environmental impact.
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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, 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.