Agriculture

Whether you want to work the land, raise livestock or help others do it better, NDSCS is a great place to start.

Academic Options

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Ag Business
Ag Business

The Ag Business option focuses on core business concepts such as accounting, sales, management and marketing, while providing a diverse agriculture background.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Green Technology Available


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Agronomy
Agronomy

The Agronomy curriculum is designed to provide instruction in crop production, soils, marketing, field crop scouting and business management. Cutting edge agricultural technology is infused into this curriculum wherever possible.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Green Technology Available


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Animal Science
Animal Science

In the Animal Science option in the Agriculture Department you can choose between careers in diversified crop and livestock production, sales of livestock feed and supplies, and employment in a livestock operation.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Green Technology Available


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Farm Management
Farm Management

The Farm Management option focuses on farm management, record keeping and other agricultural topics such as precision agriculture, ag marketing, crop production, computerized records and soil fertility.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Green Technology Available


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Precision Agriculture
Precision Agriculture

The precision agriculture option prepares students to help producers use the newest technologies to collect and manage data to optimize crop production and crop inputs.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Green Technology Available


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Ranch Management
Ranch Management

The Ranch Management option is designed to provide the student returning to the ranch or diversified livestock operation with the management and production skills necessary to be successful.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Green Technology Available


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Right now, there are more great agriculture career options than there are people to fill them, and the same goes for the future.

We’re helping our students jump into outstanding ag careers through hands-on experience with the latest information, advanced technologies and best management practices.

September 2018 - AM 890 AgNews Interviews NDSCS Ag Department Chair Craig Zimprich about land donated to NDSCS for a Land Lab. Click here to listen.

October 2017 - AM 890 AgNews Interviews NDSCS Ag Department Chair Craig Zimprich and NDSCS Associate Professor Dr. Anissa Hoffman about the new Ag Land Lab. Click here to listen.

 

Agriculture Graduates from 2017-18 Academic Year - Includes Ag Business, Animal Science, Crop Production Sales & Technology, Farm Management, Precision Agriculture and Ranch Management
Graduates Registered Jobs Reported Avg. Beginning Monthly Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
24 294 $3,562 $7,800 100%
Ag Land Lab

NDSCS dedicates Kosel Family Agriculture Land Lab

06-25-2018
The land lab, located along Richland County Road 10, enables NDSCS Agriculture students to receive hands-on experience in the field to prepare them with skills needed for a career in agriculture.

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Ag Land Lab

Red River Farm Network: Land Lab Provides Hands-On Learning for NDSCS Ag Students

06-12-2018
With support from several businesses and organizations, corn, soybeans and wheat are now growing at the college’s Ag Land Lab.

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Ag Land Lab

Daily News: Learning from the land

12-27-2017
“One way or another, every student that we have will be impacted by this,” said Craig Zimprich, chair of North Dakota State College of Science’s agriculture department.

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