Feeding the world. Protecting 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.

Recent news

  • Harnessing exotic genetics

    Article by Dante LaPenta | February 18, 2020

    UD researchers uncover the genetics of how corn can adapt faster to new climates

  • Covering up for winter

    Article by Michele Walfred | February 14, 2020

    Agricultural researchers examine how a blend of cover crops increase yield while improving soil and environmental health

  • For the Record, Feb. 14, 2020

    Article by UDaily staff | February 14, 2020

    University community reports recent new assignments, presentations, publications, honors

  • MLK day of service

    Article by Diane Stopyra | January 20, 2020

    UD’s Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority turns out to honor the civil rights leader

  • For the Record, Feb. 14, 2020

    Article by UDaily staff | February 14, 2020

    University community reports recent new assignments, presentations, publications, honors

  • Covering up for winter

    Article by Michele Walfred | February 14, 2020

    Agricultural researchers examine how a blend of cover crops increase yield while improving soil and environmental health

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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

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UD pre-vet students help one health clinic

Our pre-veterinary medicine majors gain unique, hands-on experience at the free Delaware Humane Association One Health Clinic in Wilmington. The goal of one health is to achieve optimal health outcomes recognizing the interconnection between people, animals, plants and their shared environment. Learn more about the major.

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