Grow Your Future with a Career in Crop Science

Crop Science CareersCrop 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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The Career Center promotes and encourages opportunities in the agronomic, crop, soil, and environmental sciences and serves as a clearinghouse for resumes and job listings. Employers and recruiters will find the most qualified talent pool with relevant work experience to fulfill their staffing needs.
Visit our careers page to browse and post positions.
Be sure to participate in our Career Center and Career Fair at the 2018 ASA, CSSA Annual Meeting, November 4-7, Baltimore, MD.

Crop Science career paths include:

  • Agricultural production
  • Laboratory technicians & managers
  • Laboratory & Field researchers
  • Government & Academic research
  • Education
  • Consulting
  • Extension