ROI-NJ reveals its inaugural list of Food & Beverage influencers and sets the table with the state’s top names in the sector. Included on the list next to celebrity chefs and top food business owners are the co-founders of Rutgers FIC, Peggy Brennan-Tonetta and Lou Cooperhouse. Read the full story »
News12 New Jersey interviews Rutgers NJAES agricultural agent Bill Hlubik on the increasing number of young people entering farming in the state. Rutgers offers classes for new farmers entering the field. Read the full story »
Rutgers tree fruit researchers keep New Jersey peach growers informed on the new peach and nectarine varieties that are being developed at NJAES. These varieties offer late bloom, cold hardiness, disease resistance, fruit quality and a range of harvest dates. And - they are delicious! 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 »
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.