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Plant Health


Students who minor in plant health will study how plant health can be affected by plant pathogens, insect pests and invasive plants or weeds. Both human and ecosystem health are dependent upon plant health. This minor pairs well with majors in biology, soil and crop sciences, horticulture, forest and rangeland stewardship, microbiology and natural resources management. 

Where You’ll Find Us

Bug zoo.

Bug Zoo and Community Outreach

Volunteer with this traveling exhibit to introduce K-12 students to 30+ species of arachnids, insects and other arthropods.

Teaching at ARDEC.

Agricultural Research & Development Center

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

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Nutrien Building

Our Agricultural Biology Programs will return to the Nutrien Building when it opens the spring of 2022.

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Related Interests

  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Entomology
  • Plants
  • Weeds
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Related Careers

  • Agricultural Biologist & Engineer
  • Agricultural Science Research Technician
  • Biologist
  • Enrollment in Graduate and Professional Schools
  • Insect Molecular Biologist
  • Research Agronomist
  • Research Biologist
  • Research Plant Pathologist
  • State and Federal Government Agencies.
  • State or National Parks
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Department Advisor

Chris Amerman

For more information, contact Chris Amerman, Academic Success Coordinator for the Agricultural Biology Undergraduate Major.