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Classroom to Community

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

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<p>From left are Dr. Dyremple Marsh, Dr. Francine Edwards and Dr. Marshá Horton.</p>
New College Structure and Deans Announced

Colleges will be formally established July 1

<p>Dr. Vita Pickrum (center) receives the Tree Campus USA renewal designation on behalf of DSU from Dr. Michael Valenti, Delaware state forester. They are flanked by other DSU officials and Roteract and Interact student organizations.</p>
DSU Celebrates Earth Day, Tree Campus USA designation

DSU celebrates Earth Day, Tree Campus USA designation.

<p>Holly Miller, a biological science graduate students, explains her research poster on the detection of nuclear and cytoplasmic protein and the protein interaction of the CD44 intracytoplasmic domain with RUNX2 by proximity ligation assay.</p>
2018 DSU Research Day held

DSU Research Day held April 20

<p>(L-r) Dr. Marikis Alverez, Dr. Samuel Besong, Dean Dyremple Marsh, Provost Tony Allen, Gov. Cornel Rasanga, along with his delegation, Walter Okello, Charles Ogada, Hon. Nick Ochula, Pauline Precious and Anthony Omondi.</p>
Kenyan delegation visits DSU

Kenyan delegation visits DSU

Woodland Workshop Series - Chainsaw 101

Learn the do’s and dont’s of chainsaw operations. This workshop will cover safety tips and general chainsaw maintenance techniques. Sam Topper, senior forester, DE Forest Service, will lead the class. 

Woodland Workshop Series - Tree Identification Walk and Talk

Visit Delaware State University for a walk and talk about some of the native and non- native tree species located on the grounds
of Delaware’s Tree Campus USA (Arbor Day Foundation designation). Dr. Cynthia Hong-Wa, DSU Claude E. Phillips Herbarium curator, will lead the tour.

Woodland Workshop Series - Selecting and Harvesting Firewood

Do you know which trees to harvest and which to let grow? This workshop will offer techniques for harvesting and selecting firewood for sale. A Delaware Forest Service representative will lead the class. 

Woodland Workshop Series - Tree Pruning

Learn the importance of proper tree trimming. The first half of class will focus on how to make a proper cut; the second half will be an outdoor demonstration. Mr. Richard Pratt, ISA certified arborist, will lead the class. 

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STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING

60,000 annually
Opportunities in Ag & Related Sciences
$62,470
Median Wage for Ag & Food Scientists
10%
U.S. Job Growth 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.

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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 to food and nutrition sciences to fashion merchandising; and from habitat restoration to population biology and the 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.

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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