Northeastern Society of Agricultural Research Managers
Name of Station: Stine Haskell Research Center- Dupont Crop Protection
Name of Member: Paul Owen Member Since: 2013
Address: SHRC 1090 Elkton Road Newark DE 19711
Business Phone #:302-275-4830 FAX #:
Home Phone #: 302-300-7931 E-Mail Address: Paul.L.Owen@dupont.com
Station Census: 600+ on site, about 80 biologists use the farm for research Number of Staff: 1 full time, some biologists provide temporary help
Number of Acres Involved in Research: 114 tillable Total Number of Acres: 250
Square Footage in Greenhouse: 84,000 on site
Research: Focus is on the discovery of new, as well as development of existing, crop protection products in insecticide, herbicide, fungicide, and nematicide areas. Crops typically grown include corn, soybeans, small grains, fruiting vegetables, cotton, tobacco, potatoes, 8 acres of orchards (apple), and some weed seed production. Corn breeding and soybean research is done by Pioneer associates.
Pertinent Information: In ground irrigation risers can supply 95% of research plots. Two walking linear irrigation units, overhead guns, sprinklers, but no drip irrigation. Water supply is from City of Newark. Clay loam soils, poorly drained. All buildings on site are in Delaware, but farm lands are in Maryland. Five granite Mason-Dixon markers are on site.
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Last Updated 2/14/2013