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

  • White male athlete leaping in the air on a sports field

    Statistics senior Brandon Wu dives into sports data with UD Athletics

    June 10, 2021 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    University of Delaware senior Brandon Wu was a child of this “Moneyball” era. A fascination with data drove him to major in statistics, where he thrived in coursework in mathematics, computer science, regression and database management.
  • THE SOUNDS OF BROOD X

    June 07, 2021 | Written by Katie Young
    It’s the roaring twenties again — at least if you live in New Castle County. This summer, residents of northern Delaware will listen to the hip new sound of Brood X, the latest emergence of periodical cicadas that only occurs every 17 years.
  • Precision Prevention For Prostate Cancer

    June 04, 2021 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    Aditya Dutta and research collaborators found that, under conditions of stress, the NKX3.1 gene, which is critical in prostate biology, moves to the mitochondria — the powerhouse of the cell — in order to protect against prostate cancer.

Upcoming events

Extending education to the public

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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