There are still many traditions this time of year that keep indoor gardeners and farmers busy. Rutgers Cooperative Extension faculty and staff discuss Christmas tree selection and care, poinsettias, and Christmas cactus. Plus get tips on where to get locally grown Christmas trees in Central Jersey. Read more »
Agriculture and natural resources agent William Errickson shares what to plant for attracting birds, and how letting them go to seed provides an autumn food source for a variety of species. Native grasses can also provide food and shelter. Read more »
Wellness on Wednesday webinars with Family & Community Health Sciences focuses on a variety of topics related to food, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. Now is the time to make some of those small changes that will improve your health in a large way! Read more »
Rutgers is among four institutions awarded a grant to field-test a promising method of treating environmental reservoirs of the pathogen that causes white-nose syndrome - a disease that is devastating bat populations in North America. Read more »
Native throughout Eastern and Central North America, it is not common in the wild. The plants are low growing, reaching 1–3' in height and are strongly branched, creating a very dense plant. Its habit provides an advantage over many of the taller asters since it does not require staking or pinching. Read more »
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Roasting a turkey for Thanksgiving? Here's all you need to know about handling your turkey before, during and after the meal.
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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.
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