The Agriculture and Natural Resources Department within Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County brings the scientific knowledge and resources of Rutgers University and the nationwide land-grant university system to bear on solving problems for commercial agriculture and natural resources management. Our goal is to bring about positive changes for all residents, identify new and emerging opportunities, and promote the safe use of our natural resources.
New York Botanical Garden: Kusama Exhibition
May 20, 2020
Join the Rutgers Master Gardeners on a trip to the New York Botanical Garden. As one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world, and the largest in the United States - we'll explore their beautiful gardens and experience the internationally recognized art of Yayoi Kusama.
Vegetable Gardening: Planning & Creating
March 6, 2020
Turn a sunny patch of lawn into a productive vegetable garden. Learn how to choose the right site for your desired vegetables, how to test, till, and improve your soil, and which vegetables grow well in your area. You will get advice on creating a garden plan, choosing healthy plants, and selecting the proper tools.
With an emphasis on sustainability, emerging crop and market opportunities, and safety, commercial agriculture focuses on solving problems facing today’s grower, and building a stronger future for tomorrow’s agricultural professional.
We provide critical information ranging from implementation of storm water disconnection to watershed restoration practices. We also coordinate the Rutgers Environmental Stewards program, which engages residents in local citizen science projects.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County
310 Milltown Rd.
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-3587
Email: Marilyn Cubano Administrative Assistant