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Agriculture and Related Sciences educates future scientists while helping the community.

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<p>The Eighth Annual QED: Natural Science Symposia</p>
2017 Q.E.D. Natural Science Symposia Series

The 2017 Q.E.D. Natural Science Symposia Series, sponsored by The Ethics Resource Site, kicks off its eighth season on Wednesday, March 29th at 4 p.m.

<p>DelDOT Environmental Studies Summer Internship</p>
DelDOT Announces Summer Environmental Studies Internship

The State of Delaware Department of Transportation is accepting applications for its 10-week, summer Environmental Studies Internship Program. 

<p>Gov. John Carney reads to the children, while Tyrone James of the United Way of Del. also reads along.</p>
Gov. John Carney Reads to DSU Child Dev. Lab Children

In impressing upon children the importance of learning to read, Gov. John Carney lead by example and read Dr. Seuss book to the young ones.

<p>(L-r) Del. Public Service Commissioner Mike Karia, Sen. Tom Carper, College of Math., Nat. Sci. &amp; Tech. interim Dean Clytrice Watson, Mayor Robin Christiansen, Delmarva Power Regional President Gary Stockbridge, DSU President Harry Williams</p>
DSU and Exelon Dedicate New Renewable Energy Ed Center

Delaware State University joined today with Exelon and Delmarva Power to dedicate its new Renewable Energy Education Center (REEC) on campus.

Indiana Jones and the Sacred Bat: The Challenges of Field Work in Tropical Rainforests.

Dr. Kevina Vulinec, Professor of Wildlife Ecology in the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources at DSU, will present.

Integrating Molecular Marker Mapping with Gene Identification in the Common Bean

Dr. Antonette Todd, Post-Doctoral Research Associate of the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources DSU, will present.

Forensic Entomology: Insect Evidence Influenced by Environmental Factors

Dr. Krystal R. Hans, Assistant Professor of the Department of Biological Sciences at DSU, will present. 

Business Planning in Agriculture

DSU Cooperative Extension Presents Business Planning in Agriculture: Train‐the-Trainer Workshop.


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Opportunities in Ag & Related Sciences
Median wage for Ag & food scientists
U.S. employment in Ag & Related Sciences

Experience Ghana

Experience Ghana

For four years and counting, the Department of Agriculture and Related Sciences has sponsored a trip to Ghana. The inspiration of the experience has expanded beyond our department.

DSU Small Farms

DSU Small Farms

The Small Farms Program aims to provide small and limited resource farmers in the community with new opportunities. One of our projects includes a study on the benefits of drying and storing pole lima beans for the upcoming season.

A DSU Legacy

Dr. Ulysses S. Washington, Jr.

Dr. Ulysses S. Washington, Jr. began his tenure at Delaware State College in 1949 and his legacy continues to influence future scientists and extend research-based knowledge to Delawareans.

Research & Capabilities

The scope of faculty research ranges from molecular investigations in genomics to organismal research in plant and animal sciences; from ecosystem microcosm studies of pond water, and from food and nutrition sciences to fashion merchandising; from habitat restoration to population biology, and tracking of songbirds, bats, marine and freshwater fish and shellfish.

Agricultural Research

Agricultural Research

Learn more about plant and soil research conducted on our 13-acre Aquaculture Research and Demonstration Facility. The facility also supports research in aquaculture, fisheries and outreach.

Natural Resources Research

Natural Resources Research

Learn more about our fisheries, environmental and wildlife research.

  • Environmental Cooperative Science Center  
  • Living Marine Resource Cooperative Science Center

Food, Nutrition and Dietetic Research

Food, Nutrition, and Dietetic Research

Learn more about how food and nutrition play a large role in your life.

  • The Value and Conservation of Bats  
  • Sweet Potato as an Alternative Agricultural Enterprise in Delaware

Cooperative Extension

Cooperative Extension

The Cooperative Extension Program at DSU preserves the 1890 land-grant legacy of outreach education in Delaware by targeting diverse audiences, with special emphasis on those with limited resources, to help them improve their quality of life.

Student Opportunities & Scholarships

We admit many types of students into the DSU family, each with their own unique goals and aspirations. To help our students meet their needs, we have various opportunities for students to get involved with activities specific to their chosen field.

Early Childhood Laboratory School

This is an opportunity to learn from experience what is best for early childhood education, for both educators and parents/guardians.

Read more about our lab school

CARS Clubs

Clubs are a great way to get involved with your college and build your resume.

Learn more about CARS Clubs

Student Scholarships

There are various scholarships available for students.

Learn more about CARS scholarships