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    Five Concentrations To Choose From
    Master of Science in Agriculture

    Students in this program choose one of five emphases: agricultural business and economics, agricultural education, animal science, plant and soil science, or digital agriculture.

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    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

    Animal Science involves study of the science and business of producing domestic livestock, such as beef and dairy cattle, swine, poultry, sheep, and goats. An animal scientist applies principles of the biological, physical, and social sciences.

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    Online Bachelor of Science
    Agricultural Business

    Cultivate a successful future in the agricultural trade when you earn an online agricultural business degree. This 100% online, AACSB-accredited program gives you valuable business acumen and prepares you to grow in a vital, thriving industry.

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    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
    Plant and Soil Science

    Our program has a tradition of research and education in crop production, horticulture, soil management and precision agriculture technologies. Our outstanding faculty are developing strategies for crop production, environmental protections, and more.

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    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

    The Agricultural Studies program offers three emphases: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Science and Agricultural Systems Technology. Students can choose their emphasis based on their own personal career goals.

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    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
    Agricultural Business

    Graduates are trained to work in the ever changing world economy and acquire enhanced marketability for a wide range of careers. Our curriculum includes a core of knowledge for students interested in careers in the management of agricultural businesses.

College of Agriculture

Graduates Ready for Career Advancement

Over the past 100 years, A-State has evolved from a regional school of agricultural instruction to a comprehensive university. The College of Agriculture has also evolved throughout the years. While education is still our primary mission, we also have extensive public outreach programming and research activities.

We prepare our graduates for entry and career advancement in the food, fiber, and natural resources industry, which involves production (farming), agribusiness and value-added processing, public service and rural leadership; and for entry and advancement in the manufacturing and industrial technology industries.

We offer both undergraduate and master’s degrees within the college, and we participate in doctoral education through the interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences and Molecular Biosciences programs

Recent Announcements

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Ag Day Football Game & Tailgate

Our annual Ag Day home football game is Saturday, October 29 with kickoff at 3:00pm vs S Alabama. Join the CoA at our tailgate party starting at 12:00pm where we will be grilling up a bunch of our Meats Lab products! Check back here for a link to the map of our location in tent city. 

Tent City MAP >>

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Third Annual Chili Cook-off & Halloween Costume Party

Join us for our 3rd Annual Chili Cook-off as our past winners defend their titles. This year the cook-off lands on Halloween so come in costume to win prizes for best costume and vote for your favorite chili! In the Ag Lobby and conference room on Monday, October 31 starting at 11:30am.

Judd Hill Farmers' Market Expansion

We are so excited about the expansion of the Judd Hill Farmers' Market! Here is a video featuring Mike Gibson and Dean Latour talking about the impact it will have on our students and community.

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Our Strategic Plan

The College of Agriculture strategic plan defines our goals over the next five years.  This document is the road map for developing our strategic vision.

Read it on Issuu >>
Judd Hill Farmers' Market

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The Judd Hill Farmers' Market Saturday hours are 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., May through October.  The Tuesday market is open from noon until 5:30 p.m. through August. Visit their website for more information, including vendor registration.

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Equine Center

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Our equine center provides educational opportunities and horsemanship to the students of A-State in order to educate future equine industry professionals.

Learn more here >>