Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension helps the diverse population of New Jersey adapt to a rapidly changing society and improve their lives and communities through an educational process that uses science based knowledge. Through science-based educational programs, Rutgers Cooperative Extension truly enhances the quality of life for residents of New Jersey and brings the wealth of knowledge of the state university to local communities.
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County was established in 1917. The office provides research-based information to county residents in the areas of: 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Resource Management, Family & Community Health Sciences, and Lawn & Garden.
Educational programs are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.
Programs are delivered in a variety of modes including: classes and conferences, telephone and in person consultations, newspaper columns, fairs and clubs, field meetings and demonstrations, newsletters, fact sheets, exhibits and displays, and web sites.