Passionate about creating an environmentally sustainable future? More than just providing the food on our tables, agriculture makes a significant contribution to the economic, social, and cultural fabric of society. The agricultural science major will set you up to make such a contribution. Agricultural Science provides the technology and research for sustainable, profitable and ethical food production worldwide.
The challenges of a rapidly growing population, climate change, and the limitations of land and fresh water all impact on the ability of India's agriculture industry to meet the demand for food, fiber and fuel. Agricultural Science provides the research, technology and information for the sustainable and ethical development of the agricultural industry. Your studies will include soil science, genetics, cropping systems, soil-plant interaction, livestock production, agricultural economics and grain marketing.
Studies in agricultural science will prepare you for careers in the agricultural sector in areas such as:
Research and development
Public and private extension agencies
Government and policy agencies
Private consulting companies