What is Agronomy and Soils?
Agronomy and Soils students study the plant-soil relationship associated with production of agronomic crops for food, fuel and fibers. A balance of coursework in crop science and soil science prepare students for careers in production of agronomic crops.
How can I use an Agronomy and Soils Degree?
Graduates enter the following careers:
- extension agents
- natural resources conservation service employees
- herbicide, fertilizer, and seed industry research and development specialist
- sales representatives
Agronomy and Soils at TTU
Agronomy and Soils students will find many facilities at Tennessee Tech that will enhance their learning experience. The Tech Farm is a 300-acre working, teaching and research farm located 3 miles from campus. The Tech Farm is also home to the Hyder-Burks Pavilion, which hosts multiple agricultural activities including The Home Show, the Tennessee Tech Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, and Farm Days.
See photos of activities below