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Raul Cabrera

Extension Specialist in Nursery Production and Management
Speciality areas: Nursery production, nutrient management, water management

   Department of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers University
   Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center
   121 Northville Rd.
   Bridgeton, NJ 08302
   856-455-3100 ext. 4162

Timothy J. Waller

County Agent
Specialty areas: Commercial nursery production, plant health, and phytopathology

   Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County
   291 Morton Ave.
   Millville, NJ 08332

Bill Errickson

County Agent
Specialty areas: Nursery and turfgrass production, agricultural innovation, and soil fertility

   Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Monmouth Count
   4000 Kozloski Rd., P.O. Box 5033
   Freehold, NJ 07728
   732-431-7260, ext. 7273

Nicholas Polanin

County Agent
Specialty areas: Urban and community forestry, shade tree management, diagnostics, pruning, christmas tree production, business and marketing plans

   Cooperative Extension of Somerset County
   310 Milltown Rd.
   Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Hemant Gohil

County Agent
Speciality areas: Labor management, nursery mechanization, and automation

   Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County
   1200 N. Delsea Dr.
   Clayton, NJ 08312-1095

Christopher Obropta

Extension Specialist in Water Resources
Specialty areas: Water resources, runoff mitigation

   Water Resources Program
   G.H. Cook Campus
   14 College Farm Road
   New Brunswick, NJ 08901
   732-932-9800 x 6209

Salvatore Mangiafico

County Agent
Specialty areas: Water pollution prevention, water conservation

   Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County
   291 Morton Ave.
   Millville, NJ 08332

Jim Lashomb

Extension Specialist in Entomology
Speciality areas: Arthopod pest control

   Department of Entomology
   93 Lipman Drive
   New Brunswick, NJ 08332

Thierry Besancon

Extension Specialist in Weed Science
Specialty areas: Weed control for ornamental and specialty crops

   Department of Plant Biology
   Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension
   125A Lake Oswego Rd.
   Chatsworth, NJ 08019
   609-726-1590, ext. 4442

Steven Rettke

Program Associate
Specialty areas: Integrated pest management, arthropod monitoring

   Plant Diagnostic Laboratory
   Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center
   20 Indyk-Engel Way
   North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Jason Grabosky

Professor in Urban Forestry
Specialty areas: Urban ornamental landscaping

   Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
   80 Nichol Ave., Rm. 102
   New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Rutgers Soil Testing Laboratory

Nursery Integrated Pest Management

Greenhouse/Floriculture Integrated Pest Management