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RU Ready to Garden - Horticulture for the Holidays Webinar

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 »

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How to Attract More Birds to Your Garden this Season

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 »

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Wellness Wednesdays: Easy Steps to Add Positive Health Behaviors Into Your Day

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 »

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NJAES Wildlife Specialist Part of National Grant to Combat White-nose Syndrome in Bats

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 »

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Plant of the Month: Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

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 »

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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