Agronomy Graduate Program

The Agronomy graduate program emphasizes research that increases the efficiency of production of agronomic crops; improves the quality of food, feed, and fiber; assists in the use and development of land resources; develops an understanding of the basic plant-animal climate complex; and improves the overall quality of the human environment.

Within this framework, students may specialize in agronomic crop and turfgrass breeding, genetics, ecology, management, physiology, and weed science. The Department of Plant Science offers:

For the minor in Agronomy, a minimum of 18 credits is required.

Areas of Study include:

  • Cropping Systems
  • Crop Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Breeding
  • Turfgrass Science
  • Weed Science