Retired Hunterdon County agricultural agent Win Cowgill and fellow NC-140 Regional Rootstock Research Project members were the recipients of the American Pomological Society’s (ASP) 2017 P.H. Shepard Award for the best paper published in the Journal of the American Pomological Society, awarded at the APS business meeting held at American Society for Horticulture Science annual […]
Rutgers Cooperative Extension – 4-H
4-H, Rutgers Master Gardeners – Rutgers Cooperative Extension
The nation’s capital served as the fitting backdrop for New Jersey youths to learn about government as part of the 4-H civic engagement program, Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), held at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, from July 9-15. The New Jersey 4-H delegation of 19 youth and two adult chaperones […]
4-H, Hunterdon County – Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
4-H members representing eight counties took part in the New Jersey 4-H goLEAD Youth Leadership Institute held in June at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. goLEAD (generation-on Leadership, Education, and Development) is an innovative approach to equip middle and high school aged youth with invaluable 21st century skills that will allow them to change themselves […]
The Rutgers Snyder Research and Extension Farm in Pittstown, NJ, hosts numerous agricultural research trials by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) faculty on the farm’s 390 acres in Hunterdon County. The farm trials span an array of fruit, vegetable, herbs, and hops research that includes breeding, variety trials, insect and disease control, and cultural […]
Rutgers Snyder Research Farm, NJAES
Temperatures dipped to 23 degrees Monday night at the Snyder Research Farm, said Rutgers Professor Emeritus Win Cowgill, leading to fears that the cold will damage this year’s fruit tree crops around the state.
Professor Win Cowgill retired April 1, 2016 after 38 years of service. Cowgill started his extension career in 1978 as a county agricultural agent in Warren County, and transferred to Hunterdon County in 1989. He served as the area fruit agent for North Jersey for most of his career. Cowgill helped establish the Rutgers Snyder […]