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

40th Annual Ag Arama
January 2015 | See what happened last year >>>


Upcoming Department Events

13th Annual Winter Job and Internship Fair
Jan 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Animal Science Association's Ag Arama Chili Feed
Jan 30, 2015 - 05:00 PM



Department News

Poinsettias are in Bloom at U of M, Crookston Greenhouses; Horticulture students prepare for the holidays early in the semester
There were 700 rooted poinsettia cuttings that arrived in August at the University of Minnesota Crookston in anticipation of another holiday season. Under the skill and coaxing of students involved in the commercial floriculture class, those cuttings develop into a...

University of Minnesota Crookston Sophomore Brice Giffen, Deer River, Minn., Completes First Student Solo Flight
Brice Giffen (in photo), a sophomore at the University of Minnesota Crookston from Deer River, Minn., majoring in natural resources aviation recently completed his first student solo flight. His flight instructor is Ali Jaffari, and the milestone flight was completed at...