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Department of Agronomy

Career Options

Agronomy careers provide rewarding challenges in a broad range of agronomic interests. Nearly 60% of Agronomy graduates go directly to industry positions immediately upon graduation. Close association with employers of agronomy graduates is a high priority for the Agronomy Department, thus enhancing placement rates for graduates.

 

General PositionsIndustry PositionsGovernmental PositionsMaster's Degrees

Research

Production

Consulting

Management

Business

Education

Government

Development

International Assistance

District Sales Manager for Seed Companies

Crop Consultants for Independent and Large Companies

Commodity Traders

Soil Scientists

Environmental Consultants

Fertilizer and Chemical Salesperson

Grain Elevator Managers

Precision Agriculture Specialists

Agriculture Loan Officers

Production Specialists

Research Technicians

Large Farm Managers

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Farm Services Agency

Bureau of Land Management

Cooperative Extension Agency

Plant Breeding and Genetics

Soil Science

Weed Science

Soil Conservation

Range Management

Agricultural Economics

Plant Pathology

Business Administration