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

About Us

Our mission is to help the diverse population of Atlantic County adapt to a rapidly changing society and to improve their lives. We focus on issues and needs related to:

  • family and economic well-being
  • agriculture, the environment, and natural resource management
  • youth development

As an integral part of the statewide Rutgers Cooperative Extension program, School of Environmental Biological Sciences (SEBS), the New Jersey Agriculture Experiment Station, and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, we provide practical education for all people without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.

Professionals stationed at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County office are Rutgers University faculty, as well as program associates who assist faculty in meeting local needs. We are an outreach arm of Rutgers University - supported by specialists located on the Cook College campus, and dedicated to providing educational opportunities that use non-biased, science-based knowledge.

We invite you to learn about the many educational opportunities Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County offers. Knowledge is power to make informed decisions about our lives, our livelihood, and our environment.

Featured Programs

Featured Links

  • NJ Drought
    Drought management for commercial agriculture, the home and the home and commercial landscape.
  • New Jersey Department of Agriculture
    The mission of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture is to develop, promote, conserve and support the agricultural and agribusiness industry of the state and those natural and renewable resources that are associated with agriculture and other open lands for the benefit of all its citizens.
  • New Jersey Farm Bureau
    Working to protect farmers - Now and for the future.
  • The Natural Resources Conservation Service
    The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment.

Featured Programs


  • 2014 4-H Fair Vendor Contract - Vendor contract for 4H Fair to be held August 7, 8 and 9, 2014....  More Information
  • 4-H Yearbook Contests - All 4-Hers are encouraged to enter your drawings, photos, and stories for the 4-H Yearbook Contests. Entries are being accepted until May 15th for the...  More Information
  • 4-H Yearbook Ad Sales Campaign - It is time to once again sell ads for the annual 4-H Yearbook. The Ad Sales Campaign runs from March 1st to May 15th, when all ads and payments are du...  More Information
  • 2014 4-H Open Show Series - the dates for the 2014 Open Horse Shows sponsored by Atlantic County 4-H Horse Council have been set and 4-H members are selling sponsorships to local...  More Information

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Last Modified: Monday, November 04, 2013 , All rights reserved.
Cooperating Agencies: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and County Boards of Chosen Freeholders. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.