By the Numbers

NJAES programs are delivered through

  • 10 centers/institutes and research farms on Rutgers' New Brunswick Campus
  • 9 off-campus research centers and farms
  • 21 county-based offices

NJAES Cooperative Extension had

  • 271,301 participants in educational outreach
  • 5,377 volunteers trained this year
  • 57,301 programs conducted
  • 11,862 one-on-one visits to homes, farms, fields, and industries
  • 18,087 issues of various newsletters with a circulation of 60,110
  • 1,402,863 downloaded publications

NJAES Research benefits from

  • $21 million in state and federal funding
  • More than $11 million in grant funding

In 2011, 4-H Youth Development Program had

  • 50,412 program participants
  • 2,660 volunteers who each provided an average of 220 volunteer hours, a value of $11. million

The Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program delivered behaviorally focused, outcome-based nutrition education classes to

  • 2,855 adult
  • 6,316 youth

The New Jersey SNAP-Ed Program delivered behaviorally focused, outcome-based nutrition education classes to

  • 3,882 adults
  • 50,335 youth

The Master Gardener Program

  • is conducted in 18 counties
  • has 2,743 active volunteers
  • has members who provided more than 141,000 volunteer hours, valued at $3.5 million

  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences