Sessions focus on steps everyone can take to protect the environment. We can all do our part to take actions that make our homes more sustainable, from environmentally-friendly lawn care, to recycling, to conducting a home energy audit. These actions, more than ever, start at home. Read more »
Thanks to the weather conditions, the brilliant colors of fall are gracing New Jersey's trees ahead of schedule, according to Rutgers professor of urban forestry, Jason Grabosky. Read more »
During Hispanic Heritage Month, we take the time to recognize and celebrate New Jersey communities that share a common language. The educational programs and activities that Rutgers provides to support health and well-being, requires also the recognition of the rich diversity of New Jersey residents. Read more »
Dinnertime is a time of respite from the business of everyday life. Family meals give an opportunity to share the day’s activities. The Department of Family and Community Health Sciences' new site has compiled everything from recipes to food safety to help you out. Take a look! Read more »
This is a launching point for a wide range of resources to help address issues presented by the COVID-19 public health emergency, from sanitation to personal wellness and nutrition to at home educational resources for children. 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 »
German cockroach is the most common of the cockroach species due to its small size, short life cycle, and the ability to develop insecticide resistance. Learn the do's and don'ts for controlling this household pest.
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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.