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National System, Local Connection

•Extension is in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Territories, as a mission mandate for land-grant universities.
•Extension has a presence in nearly all of the nation's 3,150 counties.
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  Cooperative Extension

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DSU Cooperative Extension building ↵The Cooperative Extension Program at Delaware State University 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.

As one of America's 19 1890 Land-Grant Universities, DSU  provides integrated teaching, research and outreach programs. In Delaware, the extension program, located in the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences (CARS), is administered by Ms. Donna Pinkett Brown.

Under the umbrella 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 specialists, agents and educators provide outreach education to citizens of Delaware through these three mission areas:

000Agriculture & Natural Resources
Center for Small Flock Research and Innovation





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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.