the Elbert N. And Ann V. Carvel Research and Education Center!
Whatever your questions, Delaware Cooperative Extension connects
the public with university knowledge, research and resources to
address youth, family, community and agricultural needs.
Want to know
how to garden better?
We have Garden Check newsletter, Master Gardeners, fact sheets,
home gardening workshops, The Garden Line, and educators for
Whatever your needs, University of Delaware Cooperative
Extension can help!
Need help with budgeting for the home or for personal finances?
Perhaps you want to know more about healthy eating or keeping
Our family and consumer sciences programs can help.
Want a fun, educational program for youth?
Then 4-H is for you ... 4-H is a community of young
people across Delaware learning leadership, citizenship and life
Have questions about different crop varieties,
fertility, insect and weed controls, nutrient management?
Our agriculture agents and crop specialists are only a phone
Concerned about water quality? Maybe your
interest is land use and preserving Delaware's open spaces?
These are issues that matter to Extension, too.
We have how-to publications on everything from
food safety and nutrition to curbing water use and controlling
the bugs you have in your garden. We have Web sites brimming
with resources you can tap.
For more than 90 years, University of Delaware
Cooperative Extension has made a difference in people's lives.
We are part of your community. We care about the same
things you do. We share the same concerns. Our programs come out
of real-world needs in the community. By providing educational
programs based on the latest research, Extension makes a
positive contribution to the quality of your family life and
your community. The Elbert N. and Ann V. Carvel Research
and Education Center was opened in 2006 to better meet
the needs of Sussex County
Extension offers programs on issues that affect you
Delaware Cooperative Extension connects the public with
university knowledge, research and resources to address youth,
family, community and agricultural needs.
• 4-H Youth Development 4-H Afterschool 4-H School Enrichment
• Agricultural Competitiveness and Profitability
• Natural Resources and Environmental Management
• Environmental Sustainability
• Community and Leadership Development
• Family Well-Being Across the Lifespan
• Home, Lawn, Garden and Pests
• Soil Testing
• Commercial Horticulture
• Commercial Agriculture
• Weed Science
• Nutrition and Health
• Food Safety
• Personal Financial Management
• Child, Traffic and Farm Safety