William Bamka

County Agent II
Department of Agricultural and Resource Management Agents
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Key topics: Agriculture in NJ, small scale farming, horse pasture management, field and forage crops, and nutrient management

William J. Bamka is the Burlington County Agricultural and Resource Management Agent with Rutgers Cooperative Extension at the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. He has worked extensively on forage quality, nutrient management, water…

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Sanjib Bhuyan

Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Key topics: Food industry competitiveness, cooperatives, and consumer behavior

Sanjib Bhuyan, Ph.D., is an applied economist whose research and teaching expertise have relevance in the following areas: analysis of strategies, structure, performance, and competitiveness of industries in the food sector; assisting public/…

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Jenny Carleo

Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Key topics: Sunflowers, beach plums, retail marketing of agricultural products, agritourism, women in agriculture, and Annie's Project

An agricultural agent in the coastal region. From NY (non-farm background). Has a BS in Agricultural Science from Rutgers, 1999; Master's of Science, Plant Biology from Rutgers, 2003. Has worked with Rutgers Cooperative Extension since 2003.…

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Robert Goodman

Executive Dean
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Key topics: Microbiology, agriculture, biotechnology, leadership, food security, orphan crops

Robert Goodman, Ph.D., is the executive dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Rutgers. He leads the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. 

Goodman is a fellow…

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Paul Gottlieb

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Key topics: Urban sprawl; SmartGrowth; growth management; "growth vs. environment"; regional planning; zoning and local land use policy; property tax reform; differences in economic welfare between suburbs and central cities; regional and city development; agriculture in New Jersey

Paul D. Gottlieb, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. He is also an extension specialist, with college-wide responsibilities related to smart growth,…

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Wolfram Hoefer

Associate Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Key topics: Adaptive re-use of brownfields as potential elements of the public realm; community outreach in New Jersey (CUES); cultural interpretations of landscapes; cross cultural comparison of brownfield design in North America and Europe; design theory of landscape architecture

Dr. Wolfram Hoefer joined the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey as an Assistant Professor in 2006.

In 1992 he earned a Diploma in Landscape Architecture from the Technische…

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Amy Howell

Associate Research Scientist
Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Key topics: Blueberry and cranberry health research; isolating natural products from cranberries and blueberries that benefit health; compounds in cranberries that prevent urinary tract infections and their role in maintenance of urinary tract health

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Thomas Manning

Project Engineer
Department of Plant Biology and Pathology
New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station

Key topics: Energy management, renewable and alternative energies, greenhouse design, agricultural engineering, stormwater management

Thomas Manning has worked on innovative energy projects for 30 years, with an emphasis on alternative energy and conservation. He also has extensive experience in the design of greenhouses and other facilities for housing plants and animals.

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James Miller

Professor
Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Key topics: Climate changes, Arctic climate changes, mountain climate change, water resources and climate change, rivers and climate change, permafrost

James Miller, Ph.D., studies future climate change. His particular interest is on how water will both impact and be impacted by future climate change. This includes predicting future changes in water resources, river flow and temperature,…

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Stephanie Murphy

Assistant Director
Plant Diagnostic and Soil Testing Labs
New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station

Key topics: Soil science, soil testing, soil quality, soil conservation, soil management

Stephanie Murphy, Ph.D., holds a bachelor of science, master's and doctoral degrees in Agronomy/Soil Science from The Ohio State University, Purdue University, and Michigan State University, respectively. She has been coordinator/director of…

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James Nichnadowicz

County Agent
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Key topics: Gardening with children, community beautification programs, community tree planting, environmental education

James Nichnadowicz is the Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Agent for Union County. He has expertise in teaching children about gardening and the environment, and experience in community beautification and tree planting programs. He has been a 4-…

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Mark Robson

Professor and Director
Department of Entomology, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences/NJAES

Key topics: Pesticides, toxicology, human health, environmental health, risk assessment, international and global environmental issues.

Dr. Robson is Director of the NJ Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) and Professor of Entomology at Rutgers and Professor of Environmenal Health at UMDNJ School of Public Health. Dr. Robson is an expert in the field of environmental and…

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