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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!

Video: This Is Delaware Cooperative Extension: youtube.com/watch?v=UHPYhBIWRj0



Managing Spotted Lanternflies
 

This destructive, invasive insect poses a threat to Delaware's agricultural economy. This winter and spring, it is important to watch for and destroy their eggs by scraping them into a plastic bag with rubbing alcohol.

Video: How to destroy Spotted Lanternfly eggs: youtube.com/watch?v=PbXYQR0oQVw



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    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.
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    July 25, 2022 | Written by Adam Thomas
    UD is part of a multi-institutional team researching this problem and trying to develop a tool to help farmers better prepare themselves against damaging salt patches.
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    July 21, 2022 | Written by Gina Crist — Community Health Specialist - FCS Program Leader
    A Delaware Master Wellness Volunteer is interested in creating a culture of health where they live, learn work and play.
  • UD heads to the fair

    July 20, 2022 | Written by Katie Young and Adam Thomas
    Cooperative Extension, 4-H, UDairy Creamery, Sea Grant highlight UD’s involvement at Delaware State Fair.



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