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Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

About Us

Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a division of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) helps the diverse population of New Jersey adapt to a rapidly changing society and improve their lives and communities through an educational process that uses science based knowledge. Through science-based educational programs, Rutgers Cooperative Extension truly enhances the quality of life for residents of New Jersey and brings the wealth of knowledge of the state university to local. communities.

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Our office is currently closed to the public due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. We can still answer your phone calls and emails! Call 609-625-0056 or email the appropriate department below. Certain publications and resources (Farm Plate/Farm Tag Certificates and soil test kits) can be obtained from the front vestibule of the building during normal business hours of 8:30-4:30, Monday - Friday. Call 609-625-0056 to schedule a time for pick-up.

For questions on 4-H programming, please contact or

For questions on FCHS programming, please contact

For questions on ANR programming, please contact or

For Master Gardener questions, please contact Belinda Chester at

Additional Resources

Covid-19 Resources:

For crop production manuals, please visit 

For submitting insect or plant samples to the Rutgers Plant Diagnostic Labs, please visit 

For pesticide applicator training manuals please visit the following sites:


New Applicator Training