Feed the world. Protect the planet.

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is committed to fulfilling the tripartite mission of land grant institutions – teaching, research and extension.
From wildlife conservation to crop genomics, veterinary medicine to behavioral economics, we explore every facet of our natural world. Join us as we search for solutions to life's grandest challenges.


The future of research

Explore Worrilow Hall, our newly redesigned research hub and one of the most modern, state-of-the-art learning facilities on the University of Delaware campus.

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Recent news

  • The columns of DuPont Hall


    October 02, 2023 | Written by Mike Chalmers
    Candidates for the next dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will visit the University of Delaware in October to participate in town hall meetings.
  • 6 Dangerous Multicooker Mistakes, According To Food Safety Experts

    September 26, 2023 | Written by Jillian Wilson (Huffpost)
    While fires aren’t the No. 1 concern of the food safety experts we spoke to, there are other problems that could cause you trouble, and specific behaviors and habits that contribute to those problems. Here’s what they are...
  • The wildlife grind

    September 20, 2023 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    Meet Lizzy Baxter. Over the past decade, the University of Delaware Class of 2012 alumna trotted the globe that she’s sworn to protect. Despite an incredible list of destinations, don’t expect the work of a wildlife biologist to be glamorous. Instead, it’s a grind. And Baxter has the mettle for the profession.

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Extending education to the public


Land Grant Institution

In 1869, the University of Delaware (UD) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources was established as the state’s land-grant university with a mission consisting of three elements: teaching, research and “extension”. Cooperative Extension fulfills the third part of this mission: bringing knowledge to the people of Delaware. Today, we offer university knowledge, research and resources — just for you!

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College graduates with expertise in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and the environment are essential to our ability to address the U.S. priorities of food security, sustainable energy and environmental quality.

- U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

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