After bottling up a batch of home grown tomatoes into a grandmother's ketchup recipe, the owners of First Field turned to Rutgers NJAES Food Innovation Center to learn how to develop their product, and eventually grow a whole line of products. Read the full story »
Rutgers Organic Land Care program educates homeowners on a holistic approach to landscaping that restores and enhances biological cycles. The program also certifies and lists New Jersey landscapers that offer organic land care services. Read the full story »
Rutgers EcoComplex Clean Energy Innovation Center serves as a high-tech hatchery for fledgling businesses. Sidhu Laboratories, one of the Center's start-ups, develops advanced energy storage and harvesting devices, such as long-range batteries for electric vehicles. 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.