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Alumni of the Department have distinguished themselves in the public and private sectors as crop, soil, and range professionals. They are farmers, agents, educators, administrators, consultants, representatives, scientists, missionaries, military, contractors, and a host of other professions.

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Agronomy for Life

Agronomy is the study of plants and soils and their environment. Agronomic science and technology are basic to sustaining the world's food supply and a quality environment. From crop productions systems, soil and water quality, biotechnology and molecular biology, to opportunities in developing countries looking to improve their production of food and fiber provide rewarding career opportunities in Agronomy. Many opportunities within the Agronomy Department provide basic and applied research such as the Learning Farm .

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Hands-on Learning

Agronomy is the study of plants and soils and their environment. Agronomic science and technology are basic to sustaining the world's food supply and a quality environment. Career opportunities are excellent as agronomists meet the world's food and environmental issues. Agronomy provides many opportunities for basic and applied research. Demands for crop production systems which emphasize environmental safety, minimum soil erosion, ground water quality, decreased inputs, and provide adequate economic returns are one area of future need.

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