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The University of Delaware offers over 50 doctoral and over 130 master’s degree programs. In Agriculture and Natural Resources, our unique setting offers access to laboratories using cutting edge technologies as well as the college’s 350-acre agro-ecosystem.

Our graduate programs are characterized by the recruitment of high-quality students from major U.S. and international universities, highly competitive graduate stipends, travel opportunities for research projects and participation in professional meetings worldwide. Our faculty conduct cutting-edge research in basic and applied disciplines and are personally committed to the success of their graduate students.

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  • UD Professor Don Sparks smiles, enjoying the celebration of his career attended by many of his former students.

    Scientific mentorship

    June 14, 2024 | Written by Katie Peikes | Photos by Evan Krape and Kathy F. Atkinson and courtesy of University Archives
    UD plant and soil sciences alumni say mentorship was a hallmark of Don Sparks’ illustrious UD career.
  • Life in the Lab

    June 05, 2024 | Written by Molly Schafer | Photos by Jeremy Wayman
    UD alumna MacKenzie Sharp uses her research experience to study bacteria and the microbiome. As an associate scientist for International Flavors and Fragrances, she performs microbiology research for Next Gen Probiotics (NGP). Sharp attests that the non-thesis master’s in Animal Science set her apart and allowed her to excel in her career. Sharp says her UD research with Prof. Li helped prepare her for her current role.
  • Celebrating excellence in agriculture and natural resources

    May 16, 2024 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    As the spring semester headed into its final stretch run, the University of Delaware College of Agriculture and Natural Resources gathered together to honor a few deserving faculty and staff. At the college’s Celebrating Excellence event, the 2024 stars of the show were Sue Barton, Larry Armstrong, and Kent Messer.

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