Since the days of George Washington Carver , Seaman A. Knapp  and Booker T. Washington , the national Extension system has been delivering research-based education to rural communities throughout America. The Cooperative Extension Program  at Delaware State University continues that legacy throughout Delaware by targeting diverse audiences with special emphasis on those with limited resources to help them improve their quality of life.
DSU is among the 19 institutions in the U.S. providing research-based, outreach education through the 1890 land-grant system . In Delaware, the program is administered by Dr. Albert Essel.
As part of Delaware Cooperative Extension, state specialists and agents at DSU and the University of Delaware  make research-based education available to all Delawareans.
Extension Mission Areas
DSU Cooperative Extension is comprised of three mission areas that reflect statewide and national outreach education goals:
Click the eXtension link below to ask questions about the following topics:
Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture, 4-H and Home Economics, Delaware State University, University of Delaware and United States Department of Agriculture cooperating, Dr. Dyremple B. Marsh, Dean and Administrator. It is the policy of Delaware Cooperative Extension that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin.