Soil and crop science (agronomy) is the theory of plant and soil science and its application to the production of abundant,high-quality crops for use as food, feed, fiber, and fuel in an economically and environmentally sound manner. Curriculum includes instruction on:

  • Crop genetics and breeding
  • Crop improvement technology
  • Harvest management
  • Horticultural field crops
  • Nutrient management
  • Seed technology
  • Soil quality and management
  • Soil fertility and fertilizers
  • Soil formation and classification
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Soil analysis
  • Weed, disease and pest identification and control

Soil & Crop Science


Administration & Faculty

Soil and Crop Science Program Coordinator and Associate Professor