The Agronomy major at the University of Minnesota Crookston places great importance on the essentials of career building. Hands-on learning offered through state-of-the-art laboratories and access to crop and soil research is enhanced by the 1600 acres of land located in close proximity to the campus. Graduates can find themselves working in local, state, and federal government agencies; farm and range management; and seed, fertilizer, chemical, and pesticide industries.
See how this highly technical field prepares students for a challenging career in many areas.
You have the flexibility of choosing between two emphases - Agronomic Science and Crop Production - which enable you to gain an understanding of many areas related to agricultural production and crop quality.
Interested in a double major or minor to complement your Agronomy degree? Check out these other majors at UMC.
Rob Proulx, a lecturer Agriculture and Natural Resources Department discusses the agronomy major and what sets it apart. Rob is not only a faculty member but also an alumnus. He earned his bachelor's degree in agronomy from the U of M Crookston in 2006 and then went on to complete a master of science in applied plant sciences with a specialization in agronomy/agroecology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Meet some of our alumni and current students and listen to what they say about their University of Minnesota Crookston experience. More >>>