Agriculture

College of Business and Technology
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Get the Program Guide

Agribusiness Management Program Guide

Agriculture Energy Systems Management Program Guide

Agronomy, Soils & Natural Resources Program Guide

Animal Science Program Guide

Agriculture Education Program Guide

Technical Agriculture, Agriculture Systems Management Program Guide

Technical Agriculture, Agribusiness Management Program Guide

Technical Agriculture, Livestock Management Program Guide

Minor in Agriculture Program Guide

Minor in Soils Program Guide

Degree Concentrations

B.S. in Agriculture with concentrations in:

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Energy Systems Management
  • Agronomy, Soils and Natural Resources
  • Animal Science
  • Fruit, Vegetable, Nursery & Greenhouse Production
  • Turfgrass & Landscape
  • Agriculture Education

A.A.S. in Agriculture with concentrations in:

  • Agriculture Systems Management
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Floriculture/Greenhouse Management
  • Landscape Horticulture
  • Livestock Management
  • Turfgrass Management

Minor with concentrations in:

  • Agriculture
  • Soils

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Who Would be Interested in Agriculture?

Students who:

  • Want to be part of the solution to the world's biggest problems
  • Enjoy the outdoors and want to be connected to nature
  • Are interested in a field with a good job outlook
  • Have a broad view of the world yet understand the importance of specific knowledge
  • Prefer to have hands-on experience along with solid academic training

Why Agriculture?

  • Agriculture accounts for about 20% of the US economy
  • Projections indicate there will not be enough agriculture graduates to meet the demand
  • Wide variety of good job prospects in various fields in agriculture, horticulture, as well as opportunities for entrepreneurs
  • Faculty committed to the professional growth and development of our students
  • Small classes, family atmosphere

While fewer people work directly in production activities, many options and opportunities exist for graduates such as:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Agricultural Services
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Graduate Studies
  • Internships are also available with a wide array of employers

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to this Program?

There is no need to have a farm background! Students may select any of the Agriculture concentrations upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Agency Manager, Kentucky Farm Bureau
  • Graduate Student, University of Kentucky
  • Marketing Manager for Beef & Dairy, Neogen Corp.
  • Teacher, Kentucky School System
  • Loan Officer, Ag Finance
  • Small business entrepreneur running a local landscape business
  • Regional golf club Assistant Superintendent

How Do I Get More Information?

www.agriculture.eku.edu
(859) 622-2228
agriculture@eku.edu

Are There Scholarship Opportunities?

www.agriculture.eku.edu/scholarships

  • Agriculture Alumni Scholarship
  • Dwight G. Barkley Scholarship
  • Bige Isaacs Memorial Scholarship
  • Combs, Charles C. & Betty C. Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Glenn W. Hayes Endowed Scholarship
  • Cecil B. and Hazel S. Clark Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Agriculture Department Farm Credit Freshman Scholarship
  • Madison County Home Tobacco Scholarship
  • Michael Judge Scholarship