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

  • Campus Landscapes: So Much More Than Marketing

    May 26, 2022 | Written by Kathy Johnson Bowles of Inside Higher Ed
    UD's Botanical Gardens is among the college landscape features lauded for not only beautifying campus but also providing an educational component.
  • Leading like a Blue Hen

    May 25, 2022 | Written by Artika Casini
    Retiring Provost Robin Morgan reflects on her 37-year UD career. And when recruiting professors to UD, Morgan shares her story. “I tell them one person can make a difference,” she says. “One young scientist can come here and make a difference. There are many similar stories here at UD. I’m not unique.”
  • It’s late spring and these trees still haven’t sprouted green leaves

    May 24, 2022 | Written by Arlene Koch for lehighvalleylive.com
    Article mentions Doug Tallamy and his research on the oak tree, which he says benefits animals, insects, birds and the environment in general.

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

Taking the reins on equine career goals 

University of Delaware junior Audrey Keen rises early to work on a 2,200-acre horse farm close to campus. At Winbak Farm, an esteemed horse-breeding facility, the animal science major cares for mares and stallions as young as foals and yearlings ranging in size from miniatures to the massive Clydesdales. The experience is giving Keen a new perspective on her future career goals. Learn more about UD's animal science major.

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UD animal science major takes the reins on equine career goals: youtube.com/watch?v=ZkS2Mi8jh24

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