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Plant of the Month: A Delicious Ornamental for Your Garden

Some fruits are not only tasty and nutritious, but have an attractive ornamental appeal. Pawpaw is a member of the Custard Apple Family, containing many different genera and species that are principally located in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Asimina triloba is one of 12 species, all native to North America and is the most Northern and cold hardy species of the family and grows in New Jersey. Read more »

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Rutgers Cooperative Extension: Serving NJ for Over 100 Years

Our NJAES community faced the challenges of a tumultuous year and became stronger as a result. Thank you to our dedicated Rutgers Cooperative Extension agents, specialists and staff in serving New Jersey residents, communities, and businesses, and the programs that prepare us for a brighter year ahead. Watch the video »

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NJAES Annual Report

Our NJAES community faced the challenges of a tumultuous year head-on and became stronger as a result. As you read the pages of the NJAES Annual Report you will see that each story highlights a program that serves the present and prepares us for a stronger future. Read more »

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Discover Big Ideas

Learn about Earth 2100, the Rutgers University Microbiome Program, and Dreams Fulfilled that will have global impact! Read more »

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Vision 2025

NJAES Vision 2025 is a strategic initiative with a goal for NJAES programs, farms, field stations, business incubators, and centers to become national models that are sustainable, responsive, innovative, and inclusive. 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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