Agriculture in Delaware generates more than $1 billion of cash receipts from 2,300 farms on 530,000 acres. Cooperative Extension supports this vital component of the state economy through education, research, and outreach. Farmers, homeowners, food processors, agri-business, seed and biotechnology companies, power companies, feed suppliers, garden centers, nursery and sod producers all utilize Extension programs.
Commercial Crop Production
Programs Areas [ Cross sectional ]
Extension professionals at UD operate in a variety of thematic programs. Within these programs, agents and specialists offer guidance, training, events, and publications to our state and regional constituents.
- Bee Keeping (Apiculture)
- Insect Management
- Nutrient Management
- Pesticide Safety Education