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All Middlesex County buildings will remain closed to the general public until further notice due to COVID-19. Only select County services are available on an appointment basis.
September 23, 2021 County Commissioner Meeting Notice: Due to the severe weather warning the meeting will now take place virtually; click here for more details.


​​Master Gardener interns
learn best planting practices from Extension Agriculture

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County can be found at the E.A.R.T.H. Center, in Davidson's Mill Pond Park and is part of a nationwide network that brings the research of the state land-grant universities to local people. 

  • Cooperative Extension education is available to all residents without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, ​age, or disability/handicap.
  • Is nationwide (More than 3,000 offices).
  • Is cooperatively funded by the Board of County Commissioners, Rutgers University - New Jersey, Agricultural Experiment Station, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  • Programs are often offered free or for a minimal charge.
  • Provides practical, problem-based education.
  • Programs are based on scientific facts for local needs and are intended to be objective and non-political.

Upcoming Events

For events happening at the EARTH Center throughout the fall, visit the EARTH Center webpage.

4-H Yard Sale and Fundraiser

at the 4-H Youth Center, 645 Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick
Saturday, September 18 // 8 am-2 pm

Looking for some good bargains or to sell off some items you no longer need? You may find just what you’re looking for at the Middlesex County 4-H Flea Market.

Call 732-398-5261 for details or to be a vendor.

4-H Open House

at the 4-H Youth Center, 645 Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick
Sunday, October 3 // 1-4 pm

Come learn about 4-H, join a club or become an adult volunteer. Enjoy dance demonstrations, club exhibitions and petting zoo.

Call 732-398-5261 for more information.

Webcasts & Online Seminars

Select the button to view Rutgers Cooperative Extension video content including RU Ready 2 Garden webinars, Restoring the Manalapan Brook Watershed and more!

Button to view Educational Videos 

RU Ready 2 Garden

Get expert advice on effective gardening techniques from our Extension experts, who cover a variety of topics for beginners and professionals alike, with our "RU Ready 2 Garden" webinar series!  

Earth Day Every Day

The webinar series returns Monday, March 8!  These free, 1 hour sessions start at 6 pm every Monday for 8 weeks. Join us as we discuss steps everyone can take to protect the environment. We can all take actions that make our homes more sustainable, from increasing habitat by planting a native plant garden to reducing your carbon footprint. More details available at

Learn more about our Extension Office divisions:

4-H Volunteer Opportunities

4-H Youth Development program volunteer opportunities for adults may be available. Read more on how to become a 4-H volunteer.

Grown in Middlesex County

​​Explore our interactive map to find fresh produce from local growers.

Grown in Middlesex County Interactive Map

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William Hlubik Extension Services Director Contact me

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County
42 Riva Avenue
Davidson's Mill Pond Park
South Brunswick, NJ
Phone Number: (732) 398-5262
Fax: (732) 398-5276
Parking and Directions

Mailing Address:
42 Riva Avenue
Davidson's Mill Pond Park​
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
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