Grow Your Future with a Career in Crop Science
Crop science is the study of growing food, feed, and fiber crops. The work involves plants and all the factors that promote their development, such as light, water, temperature, and nutrients, as well as those conditions that inhibit their development including diseases, weeds, and insects.
Crops scientists identify, interpret, and manage crops for agriculture, urban uses, and rangeland in an environmentally responsible way. Crop scientists can choose from a range of excellent professional opportunities and challenging careers.
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Crop Science career paths include:
- Agricultural production
- Laboratory technicians & managers
- Laboratory & Field researchers
- Government & Academic research