4-H Youth Development Agriculture & Natural Resources Lawn & Garden Family & Consumer Sciences Upcoming Events... Featured News Delaware 4-H Afterschool Mentoring Program June 27, 2017 Along with mentors, Delaware youth work together on hands- on science activities that focus on STEM skills in a variety of topic areas UD’s Emmalea Ernest uses lima bean breeding program to develop disease resistant lines March 28, 2017 Lima beans are Delaware’s most widely planted vegetable crop with approximately 14,000 acres of green baby limas for processing planted in the state each year. Not a meat eater? Have questions about gluten? July 21, 2017 Do you or someone you know avoid eating meat or gluten? Do you ever wonder why some people are considered vegan and others vegetarian? Visit our Gardens! July 7, 2017 Learn what grows well in our area! Our teaching or demonstration gardens are full of ideas and the venue for many events and workshops!! Impact StatementsBrief summaries of the economic, environmental or social outcomes of our educational efforts.View Our ImpactsQuick LinksExtension ScholarStudent summer internship Contact UsView our staff directory and see our office locations Fact SheetsInformation and research from agents you can trust. Ask An ExpertWe have experts in family and health, food and agriculture, programs for young people, and gardening.