Agronomy

Our agronomy courses will teach you important skills that will set you apart in agri-business or the biological sciences. Agri-sciences are the fastest growing areas of agri-business and are becoming increasingly more instrumental in the growth of the agri-food sector.  From a crop consultant to an input sales position, the opportunities abound for you to excel in a number of influential industries. More than likely, you will find yourself working for a business of some sort after you graduate. With this minor, you will have a better grasp of the science behind the agricultural industry in the US.

Why a minor in Agronomy from Missouri Valley?

A minor in agronomy from Valley will add value to your degree in the biological sciences or in agri-business and increase your career opportunities after you graduate. This is a great minor for students with plans to work in agriculture or agri-science, the largest industry in the United States.

Career Possibilities

  • Crop Consultant
  • Agricultural Entrepreneur
  • Seed Sales
  • Chemical Sales
  • Commodity Processing
  • Commodity Trading

Courses & Concentrations

Minor in Agronomy

If you choose this minor, some courses you will take include Agronomy, General Botany, Introduction to Cell Biology, Dendrology,  and Taxonomy of Higher Plants. The courses offered in this minor provide a great foundation of knowledge and understanding about the management, physiology, and importance of plants to the agricultural sector of the world’s economy.


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Faculty

Dr. Larry Godsey
Association Professor of Agribusiness

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With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, our nationally recruited faculty can provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. It’s the mission we live by: guiding students to succeed through personal instruction and intellectual inquiry.

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