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Soil and Crop Sciences – Sustainable Agricultural Management ​

Do You Want to Develop the Science, Practices, and Technology to Feed the World While Minimizing the Environmental Impact of Agriculture? 

The Sustainable Agricultural Management concentration prepares students for a career in production agriculture or agribusiness by combining business and economics with technical soil and crop science courses and experiences. Help the agricultural economy prosper by combining practical business expertise with cutting-edge knowledge of data-driven sustainable agriculture. Students gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge tools such as precision agriculture and biotechnology.

Visit the CSU Course Catalog to learn more about coursework and requirements.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Skills and knowledge to solve problems in precision agriculture and biotechnology
  • How to utilize advanced information technology to drive decision making in crop production, soil and environmental management, and to develop new technologies
  • A deeper understanding of the diversity of agriculture around the world, and graduate with the knowledge and skills to address global food production challenges
  • Understand new technologies that enable unprecedented abilities to develop varieties of crops that are more nutritious, resilient to climate change and disease resistant to enable sustainable agriculture
  • Functions of soil organisms and their interactions with each other and the soil physical and chemical environment
  • Techniques to help restore our soils and prevent further degradation

Where You’ll Find Us

Teaching at ARDEC.

Agricultural Research and Development Center

Work directly with crops and livestock at this research and teaching complex — one of nine around the state.

Learn More about ARDEC

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Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building

CSU's new home for Colorado agriculture, student aspirations and agricultural innovation for global impact.

Learn more about the Nutrien Building

Interest
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Related Interests

  • Agriculture
  • Agronomy
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Soil and Crop Management
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Related Careers

  • Agronomic Business Managers 
  • Agricultural Consultant Services
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental or Crop Consulting
  • Government Agencies and Non-Profits Organizations
  • State and National Park Services Seed, Chemical, or Fertilizer Companies
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Department Advisor

Chris Amerman

For more information, contact Chris Amerman, Academic Success Coordinator for the Soil and Crop Sciences Undergraduate Major.