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UD Extension’s commitment to Delaware continues in spite of COVID-19

Since 1869, UD Cooperative Extension has brought university knowledge and resources to the people of Delaware — and despite the upset of COVID-19 to our daily lives, this commitment continues. You have questions. We have expert answers.

We are, however, adjusting our delivery of programs and services in order to protect the health and safety of our families, friends and community. 

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Welcome to UD Cooperative Extension


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! You have questions. We have expert answers.

From nutrition classes and Master Naturalist courses to 4-H youth clubs and programs that support local agriculture — UD Cooperative Extension has something for everyone.

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You never have to garden alone

Gardening has its ups and down...and your local Cooperative Extension office is here to help!  

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The 4th H is for health

The goal of 4-H Health and Well-Being programming is to provide developmentally-appropriate learning opportunities that promote positive health and well-being for youth and their families.


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  • UD in Sussex County

    Article by Michele Walfred | March 10, 2020

    Middle school students learn about plants and STEM careers

  • 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

  • Malt barley in Delaware

    Article by Michele Walfred | November 08, 2019

    UD’s research on malt barley a conduit for industry and farmers

  • Harnessing the power of play

    Article by Kelly Bothum | September 04, 2019

    UD teams help bring Play Streets to life

  • Ag Day 2019

    Article by Dante LaPenta | April 19, 2019

    Community invited for College of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ annual, signature event on April 27

  • UD in Sussex County

    Article by Michele Walfred | March 10, 2020

    Middle school students learn about plants and STEM careers

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Healthy Farmers Market Choices (Recipes)

Farmers markets are blooming everywhere, offering fresh local produce as well as other already prepared food, crafts and fun activities.


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