Mark Isaacs


  • Ph.D. – Plant Physiology in Weed Science – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S. – Agronomy/Weed Science; Experimental Statistics Minor – Clemson University
  • B.S. – Agronomy; Business Minor – Clemson University

Current Courses

Areas of Responsibility

  • Oversee and direct agronomic and vegetable research and extension projects conducted at the Center and off-farm locations.
  • Responsible for the facility budget and fiscal matters, infrastructure maintenance and securing extramural funds for facility operations.
  • Conduct applied research in the area of agronomic crops, weed control and assist clientele in troubleshooting weed control and basic agronomic problems.
  • Assist in coordination and participate in numerous workshops/field days targeted at educating ag. industry and producers on improving crop production.
  • Informally assist with recruitment of students from Southern Delaware to attend UD and particularly the College, and teach undergraduate courses in Weed Science (Principles & Application), and in Delaware Agriculture (Understand Delaware Agriculture).

Contact Information Mark Isaacs

Associate Professor
Director of the Carvel Research and Education Center

Plant and Soil Sciences
Carvel Research and Education Center
16483 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 856-2585 ext. 502
Fax number: (302) 856-1845