Welcome to Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County. Here, you will find the latest news and upcoming events from 4-H Youth DevelopmentFamily & Community Health Sciences, and Agricultural & Natural Resources. RCE of Somerset County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, and resolve problems in the areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. RCE is an educational organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University.



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The Somerset County Board of Agriculture proudly announces the 12th Annual Taste of Somerset Agriculture Picnic
Saturday July 22, 2017
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ever-Lea Farms, 71 Beekman Lane, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
This picnic is held annually in celebration of the life of Thomas Everett and to raise funds for the Board’s Scholarship program named in his memory.
Live music by one of NJ’s top country bands- DUE SOUTH.  Grab your lawn chair or blankets and bring your appetite.
For more information, call Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County at 908-526-6293 option 4.
You can also register online at http://bit.ly/2sZYtxG .
Click here to download the mail-in registration form.


What's Happening in RCE?

Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) wants everyone to produce safe and great tasting products. That is why we have created our NEW Food Preservation webpage! Home Food Preservation is fun! To learn more visit: http://njaes.rutgers.edu/foodsafety/?preservation.

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County