New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station

The New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station is the research and outreach arm of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Rutgers Cooperative Extension agents and specialists deliver wide-ranging educational programs in the areas of agriculture, fisheries, urban and community outreach, youth development, and related areas of economic and workforce development across New Jersey.

Please visit the NJ Agricultural Experiment Station’s website for many publications including searchable data bases of hundreds of yard care and soil related fact sheets.

Ocean County Cooperative Extension

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension of Ocean County provides research-based information for our county residents in the areas of 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture and Resource Management, Family and Community Health Sciences, Lawn & Garden, and Marine Resources.

The extension provides information and programs to help educate our diverse population and improve their lives for the rapidly changing future.

Visit the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County website for resources and activities pertaining to Ocean County.

More Healthy Soil/Healthy Yard Publications from Rutgers University

Soils and Stormwater Management: Soil Quality, Compaction, and Residential Development

Soil Organic Matter

Soil Organic Matter Level and Interpretation 

Lead Contaminated Soil: Minimizing Health Risks

Soil Fertility Test Interpretation – Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, and Calcium