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We 'R' Here When You Need Us.

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County office is officially reopened to the public as of June 15th, 2021. We kindly ask that members of the public visiting our office please continue to wear a mask while inside for the safety of both county employees and other visitors. Both RCE in-person events and classes are allowed with health and safety protocols in place. Additionally, we will continue to provide virtual learning and meeting opportunities. For information on Coronavirus within Somerset County, NJ, please visit the Somerset County Coronavirus Diseases Resource Center.

For additional information, please contact our office.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension is focused on building strong connections within our community that help empower our youth, foster healthy families, and grow rich environments for our agriculture and natural resources. We aim to improve the quality of life for all residents by addressing emerging issues with modern solutions related to agriculture, food, natural resources, environment, public health, and youth development. All of which is accomplished through the hard work of faculty, staff, and volunteers from 4‑H Youth Development, Family & Community Health Sciences, and Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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4‑H Youth Development Lisa Rothenburger (, Carol Ward (
Family & Community Health Sciences Daryl Minch (
Agriculture & Natural Resources Nick Polanin (, Roslyn Dvorin (