Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station | [Cooperative Extension of Essex County]

About Us

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension of Essex County:

  • Provides educational programs to homemakers, home owners, agribusiness people, and youth.
  • Is professionally staffed by Rutgers University faculty and support personnel.
  • Uses the research and expertise of Rutgers University and other land-grant colleges to solve local challenges.
  • Is guided by local advisory groups in identifying and meeting the needs of Essex County residents.
  • Is supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the Essex County Executive and Board of Freeholders.
  • Is available to any county resident without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or family status.

4-H programs and projects depend on the skills and interests of volunteer leaders. If you are an adult, and would like to start a new club, contact the 4-H office at 973-353-1338, ext 109.

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