• Overview
  • The business of crop production

    Our world’s expanding need for food and energy sources requires professionals who have the expertise to manage and produce high-yield, high-quality crops.

    This program combines the study of applied crop production and management with courses in agricultural economics and farming systems. You’ll develop the well-rounded knowledge needed to run small family farms to large corporate operations, manage crop production related to agribusiness, and make sound business decisions in today’s ever-changing local and national agricultural industry.

    This major is a good choice if you want to work in applied production agriculture. With this degree, you could pursue a career as a field agronomist, crop production manager or farm manager.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:

    • Want to manage farms or crop production
    • Have strong communication, decision-making and leadership skills
    • Are interested in the business side of farming
    • Are involved in 4-H, FFA or other agriculture-related activities
    • Are interested in local, national and global agriculture issues
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a:

    • Field agronomist (crops)
    • Crop production manager