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Welcome to UD Cooperative Extension

We connect the public with university knowledge, research and resources to address youth, family, community and agricultural needs. On an everyday basis, Extension:

  • Enhances agriculture production and environmental sustainability, 
  • Engenders leadership and volunteerism in youth and citizens and a voice to communities, 
  • Provides the strategies for living a healthy lifestyle, 
  • Guides children on the road to responsible adulthood, and
  • Makes the quality of life better for every resident of the state.

Trending issues

spotted lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly

Delaware Department of Agriculture has quarantined some zip codes in New Castle county and are continuing their monitoring program for spotted lanternfly. 

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Storm damage

Storm damage

Recent storms have caused damage to trees, landscapes, and homes across the country. Many damaged trees are too large for homeowners to safely remove.

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  • Harnessing the power of play

    Article by Kelly Bothum | September 04, 2019

    UD teams help bring Play Streets to life

  • UD helps community gardeners

    Article by Dante LaPenta | October 08, 2018

    UD Master Gardeners and Main Towers residents team up on Newark community garden

  • Ag Day 2019

    Article by Dante LaPenta | April 19, 2019

    Community invited for College of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ annual, signature event on April 27

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Outreach and research

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Eating healthy

Healthy Farmers Market Choices

Healthy Farmers Market Choices (Recipes)

Farmers markets are blooming everywhere, offering fresh local produce as well as other already prepared food, crafts and fun activities.

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Extension blogs

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