For 28 years, the Rutgers Noise Technical Assistance Center has been training and assisting local and state governments with developing and enforcing noise ordinances. Read the full story »
A regular walk-through of your garden, looking for signs of deficiencies, pests or disease, can go a long way to prevent problems from getting out of control before you know it. Read the full story »
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station provides important information on tick-borne diseases to New Jersey residents. The New Jersey Department of Agriculture announced that the Longhorned tick has been found in three New Jersey counties but, thus far, have tested negative for pathogens dangerous to humans or animals. 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 »
Once abundant in the northeast, the lone star tick became scarce in the 19th century with the cutting of forests for agriculture and prolific deer hunting. They are now back, with most found in South Jersey, and are making their way north.
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.