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Welcome to UD Cooperative Extension

 

We connect the public with university knowledge, research and resources to address youth, family, community and agricultural needs. On an everyday basis, Extension:

  • Enhances agriculture production and environmental sustainability, 
  • Engenders leadership and volunteerism in youth and citizens and a voice to communities, 
  • Provides the strategies for living a healthy lifestyle, 
  • Guides children on the road to responsible adulthood, and
  • Makes the quality of life better for every resident of the state.

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Extension scholars plant eggplant in a farm field.

 

CALL FOR 2020 COOPERATION EXTENSION SCHOLARS

 

The Cooperative Extension Summer Scholar Program connects university knowledge, research and resources with the public to address youth, family, community and agricultural needs.

The goal of Cooperative Extension is to help individuals, families and communities make informed decisions that can enhance their lives. The organization generates and disseminates research-based information, provides focused educational opportunities and builds relationships that create effective solutions.

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Trending issues

spotted lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly

Delaware Department of Agriculture has quarantined some zip codes in New Castle county and are continuing their monitoring program for spotted lanternfly. 

Learn more ABOUT SPOTTED LANTERNFLY

Dining with Diabetes Demo

Dining with Diabetes

Two new 5 class series' will be offered this fall in Dover (in English) and Wilmington (in Spanish), designed for people with diabetes and their family members.

LEARN MORE ABOUT DINING WITH DIABETES

  • 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

  • Honor for UD grad, now Auburn president

    Article by Dante LaPenta | April 23, 2019

    Auburn University president Steven Leath headlines George M. Worrilow and Distinguished Alumni Awards

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Eating healthy

Healthy Farmers Market Choices

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.

Learn more ABOUT HEALTHY CHOICES

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