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

Agriculture & Resource Management

Addressing agricultural, environmental, and ecological concerns, and promoting the use of science-based knowledge and management techniques, agriculture and resource management agents and specialists provide professional expertise and training through a wide array of programming and outreach.

Hot Topics:


  • To provide educational tools necessary for proper resource management decisions
  • To improve the knowledge and appreciation of agriculture and environmental resources
  • To strengthen the relationships between agricultural and residential communities
  • To encourage the proper use and development of management strategies

Focus Areas:

Agricultural Viability:

Enhancing Environmental Resources:

  • Urban and Community Forestry
  • Wildlife and Habitat Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Residential/Commercial Horticulture

Productive Futures and Workforce Preparation:


Volunteer Opportunities: