This article was written by Lisa Chiariello, Master Gardener Coordinator for Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Sussex County… There are actually two different species of the genus Schlumbergera which flower in November and December that are found as h…
Thirty 4-H members have been selected to represent New Jersey at the 2015 Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Conference. This conference, now in its 56th year, will be held July 5-11 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Citizenship Washington Focus is a 4-H leadership program for high school youth. Delegations from […]
A group of Master Gardeners under the leadership of Claudia Kunath recently continued their education program at the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center with a presentation about the season of autumn. “Our goal with this presentation was to focus on the season of fall and what happens to trees and seeds,” explained Claudia Kunath, the Team Leader for the Master Gardeners for Little Sprouts. The group staged a story complete with puppets and props, and then set up stations for crafts and further examination of seeds and fall foliage.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) conducted its annual awards program at the 2013 Annual Joint Department Meeting of Rutgers Cooperative Extension last December 10. The awards acknowledge outstanding performances of students, faculty and staff. For 2013, the RCE Award of Excellence was given to three staff members: Judith Laganga, Michelle Teitsma and Jennifer Matthews. The purpose […]
Reprinted from the New Jersey Herald with permission from the author. By Jennie Sweetman The County’s agriculture community faced a critical situation. Farms were being sold out with the men going to work in the mines, factories or heading west. The problem was compounded with the coming of the railroads forcing farmers to compete […]