Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

As we continue into the 21st century, there’s an increasing need to ensure the integrity of our food supply, to maintain the health of our environment, and to strengthen our agricultural economy. At the University of Minnesota Crookston you can become a leader in the areas of agriculture and natural resources as you learn to balance environmental sustainability with the use of emerging technologies to enhance production. Explore our experiential-based programs and find out where you can make a difference.

Featured Upcoming Event

39th Annual Ag Arama - "Down on the Farm"
Saturday, January 25, 2014 | Learn more >>>


Upcoming Department Events

W.O.W. Event - Barnyard Olympics
Apr 23, 2014 - 06:00 PM

Open Forum on UMC's Strategic Planning Process
Apr 25, 2014 - 01:30 PM



Department News

Commencement for the Class of 2014 at the U of M Crookston to be held Saturday, May 10 at 2 p.m. in Lysaker Gymnasium
The Class of 2014 will be honored during commencement exercises at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Saturday, May 10. Nearly 250 students will take part in the ceremony, which begins at 2 p.m. in Lysaker Gymnasium. Graduates will represent...

Rare Visitor to Minnesota and First for Polk County
A  Eurasian Tree Sparrow made a stop on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus this week. Known for its chocolate-colored crown and black throat and cheeks, the sparrow is commonly found around St. Louis, Mo. The sighting of the bird in the...