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Area 1: Agribusiness Management, Bachelor of Science Degree

The program provides you with a background in all phases of agriculture and specialized courses, which allows you to expand your knowledge in an area of interest.

Why Choose Agriculture-Business at UCM?
Area 1: Agribusiness Management

  • UCM has a university farm that consists of 260 acres. The farm is used as a teaching laboratory for students.
  • The farm maintains a registered herd of Simmental cattle to broaden the scope of animal science involvement. 
  • The farm participates in a leasing program with John Deere to provide students with the opportunity to experience the current technology available in the area of agricultural equipment.
  • UCM has a shooting range that offers students and the community opportunities in wildlife conservation and sporting clays.

What will I study?
You will learn by doing through such opportunities as assisting in agronomic field test plot research, helping with variety testing trials, raising plants for a Horticulture Club sale, working with HeatWatch cattle estrus and ultra-sound pregnancy monitoring systems, welding or repairing tractors, and plotting cattle futures.

Courses include:

  • Animal Breeding or Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Global Agriculture
  • Soil Fertility and Fertilizers

Related areas of concentration:

  • Animal Sciences
  • Crop and Soil Science
  • Horticultural Science

What can I do with a degree in Agriculture-Business?

  • Ag Business Technician
  • Commodity Trader
  • Farm Manager
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Risk Management Consultant

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Agriculture-Business, there are several opportunities to be involved:

  • Agriculture Ambassadors
  • Agriculture Club
  • Collegiate Farm Bureau
  • Delta Tau Alpha
  • Horticulture Club

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.
Dedicated faculty and well-equipped facilities offer students a quality learning experience. All department faculty members have earned doctorates in their field of specialization.

Learn more about Agriculture-Business at UCM:
Department of Agriculture
660-543-4626

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