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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
New Jersey’s agricultural and food production, processing, and distribution industries support the continued accessibility to food for the state’s 8.9 million residents and extends well beyond the state’s borders. This publication quantifies the impact of New Jersey’s agribusiness and food firms on the New Jersey economy using the most recent data from 2017.
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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, 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.