Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County environmental and resource management agent agricultural agent James R. (Jim) Johnson retired on September 1, 2016. During Johnson’s 34 year career at Rutgers, he conducted an extension education program for commercial producers of nursery crops in South Jersey. His programmatic efforts focused on maximizing productivity while enhancing environmental quality. He conducted research on soil fertility, water quality, and development of pest management monitoring and control techniques for use in commercial nurseries. Since 2004 Johnson had primary responsibility for developing and coordinating the nursery integrated pest management program for New Jersey and he was also the county extension department head in Cumberland County since 1999.
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