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.

Worrilow Hall

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

  • Afua Dapaah is a Class of 2023 food and agribusiness marketing and management major.

    Food fanatic

    October 12, 2021 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    Afua Dapaah is a Class of 2023 food and agribusiness marketing and management major. She earned a marketing internship with Farm2Me, an online marketplace that connects to local farmers and food makers.
  • A garden transformed

    October 08, 2021 | Written by Michele Walfred and Gaye Mara
    In late September, the public returned for the 2021 edition of A Day in the Garden. The only evidence of landscape trauma were pictures on display. The long absence became a positive, teachable moment as the team used a variety of techniques to combat the weeds.
  • Sustainability champions

    October 08, 2021 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    The UD Sustainability Council honoured Angelia Seyfferth, Thomas Benson and Larry Armstrong with 2021 Green Hen Awards for their efforts towards sustainability on campus.

Upcoming events

Extending education to the public

Cooperative Extension at a Hunger Conference in Wilmington, Delaware

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

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

 Featured videos

Behind the scenes at the UDairy Creamery 

UDairy Creamery student-employees and staff take you behind the scenes of the ice cream and cheese making process. Funded by grants and private donations, the UDairy Creamery is a nonprofit, student-run entity. Students receive a hands-on, immersive education in the principles of food science, safety and production, dairy science, business management, entrepreneurship and sustainable agriculture. Learn more about the Creamery.

Behind the scenes at the UDairy Creamery: youtube.com/watch?v=bh40Kr1eYAE

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