People who study agricultural sciences study all the techniques – from genetic modification to aquaculture – that have helped the world’s food production keep pace with an ever increasing population, the effects of climate change, and people’s appetite for ever more complex diets. So if you like working both in a lab and outside, developing and improving techniques for crop production, and if both food and science are passions, you might enjoy studying agricultural sciences.

This video from Sweden is a good summary of what agricultural science education is about:

Learn.org has a good summary of the areas you can focus on by studying agricultural sciences:

Bachelor’s degree programs include agricultural extension education, biological engineering, agroecology, food science and more. Master’s degree programs include agricultural education, agricultural economics, agribusiness and others. You can earn a doctoral degree in agricultural science that focuses on crop science, human nutrition, teaching and research.

 

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