As an Agronomy Major, you will learn about the three basic natural elements - Crops, Soil and Climate and thier interdependence to producing food, fiber and fuel. You will study the theories and practices for improving crop production. Conserve natural resources and maintain environmental quality.
Explore Your Interests: Do you enjoy working outdoors, nature, conserving natural resources, biological and physical sciences, environmental qualities that include soil, water and air, plant growth and experimentation, weather, climate, geologic formations and problem solving?
Consider Your Skills & Abilities Match: Are you good at Oral and written communication skills, leadership, group dynamics, have organizational skills, creative thinking, and analytic reasoning?
What You Can Do With This Major: Occupations related to Agronomy include Agricultural Climatologists, Agrochemical Technologists, Food and Drug Inspectors, Farm and Ranch Managers, Environmental Technicians, Plant Breeders, Agricultural Technicians, Soil and Water Conservationists, and Greenhouse Managers.