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

  • UD student Aaron Doll examines a stand of corn growing at the UD Warrington Farm

    Discovering plant science

    August 04, 2022 | Written by Michele Walfred
    Millsboro’s Aaron Doll discovers the science of agriculture, interns with researchers at UD’s Carvel Center in Georgetown.
  • Recreating Nature & Saving the Planet at Home

    July 27, 2022 | Podcast Hosted by Mitch Jeserich
    Doug Tallamy, entomology and wildlife ecology, talks about the ways humans can do a better job of co-existing with nature, specifically in how we care for our lawns. He says there is no reason we can't design landscapes that enhance the ecosystem.
  • Delaware sewers provide a clearer view of COVID numbers

    July 26, 2022 | Written by Johnny Perez-Gonzalez of WHYY
    WHYY examines wastewater testing for COVID-19, including the work of the UD Center for Environmental and Wastewater Epidemiological Research.

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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

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