Agricultural Engineering Major

A program that focuses on the application of genetics and genetic engineering to the improvement of agricultural plant health, the development of new plant varieties, and the selective improvement of agricultural plant populations.

Includes instruction in genetics, genetic engineering, population genetics, agronomy, plant protection, and biotechnology.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Agricultural Engineering (use the College Search feature and enter "agricultural engineering" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Agricultural Engineering?

With a degree in Agricultural Engineering, you will likely spend your workday in an office situation solving problems concerning power supplies, machine efficiency, the use of structures and facilities, pollution and environmental issues, and the storage and processing of agricultural products.  You may spend time traveling to agricultural settings.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Agricultural Engineering

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Agricultural Engineering