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Welcome to 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
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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 horticulture.

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 foods safe?
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 skills.

Have questions about different crop varieties, fertility, insect and weed controls, nutrient management?
Our agriculture agents and crop specialists are only a phone call away.

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. http://ag.udel.edu/extension and http://www.rec.udel.edu

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