Degrees and Programs
In the Diversified Agriculture concentration, you’ll benefit from a broad curriculum ranging from livestock and crop production to marketing skills. The latest advances in agriculture production technology and studies in agriculture records and computer analysis will prepare you to make sound business decisions for a profitable farming operation.
Courses in computers, agribusiness management, marketing, agricultural records, agricultural sales, agricultural law, and precision farming (GPS/GIS) form a framework for specific courses in animal science and agronomy.
The diversified agriculture concentration will provide you with a well-rounded background for a wide variety of careers in the agriculture industry. Upon graduation, you may choose to return to a family farm operation or work for a large, diversified farm, private or commercial cattle feedlot or swine farrowing operation. You’ll also find opportunities in the animal health, feed, seed, and fertilizer industries in sales or management positions.
Average salaries vary between $21,000-$61,000 depending on chosen occupation and location.