Agricultural Science and Management

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What is Agricultural Science and Management?

Agricultural Science and Management is a very flexible degree that provides training in a wide area of studies. Students will pick a “primary” agricultural interest area and then pick a variety of agriculture classes to complete the degree. It is customizable for each student. Graduates have lots of options but should work closely with their advisor for the best outcome. 
The primary interest could be animal science, agribusiness management, agronomy, agriculture engineering technology, communication, etc. It will provide a solid background to enter many areas of agriculture from production to extension to agribusiness. 

How can I use an Agricultural Science and Management Degree?

  • Farm management 
  • Financial consulting and lending
  • Poultry management
  • Sales
  • Extension Service
  • Education

Agricultural Science and Management at Tennessee Tech

Agricultural Science and Management students will find many facilities at Tennessee Tech that will enhance their learning experience. The Shipley Farm is a 300-acre working, teaching and research farm located 3 miles from campus. It has beef cattle, swine and sheep. The Horticulture Laboratory has greenhouses and high tunnels. 

This farm is also home to the Hyder-Burks Pavilion, which hosts multiple agricultural activities including the clinics for FFA, the Purple and Gold Showdown steer and heifer show, the Tennessee Tech Garden Club annual plant sale and Farm Days. 

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