Agronomy Option

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Optimize and diversify crop production systems to preserve soil and water resources while growing food, fiber and fuel for the world.

Agronomy class

Career Opportunities

A wide variety of career paths is available in this rapidly-changing field. With a degree in agronomy, careers are possible as a(n):

  • University extension educator or specialist
  • Agronomist or crop consultant
  • Elevator or co-op manager
  • Farmer or farm manager
  • Seed, fertilizer, or chemical sales or technical representative
  • Field or lab researcher
  • Plant breeder
  • Soil conservationist


Internships are key components of your academic experience. They allow you to explore different areas of horticulture, make connections with future employers, and experience a professional work environment. Two internships are required for graduation. Agronomy internships are available across Nebraska and the United States. Recent student internships include:

  • 13/59 Agronomy
  • Ag Valley Co-op
  • Anderson Crop Consulting
  • Aurora Coop
  • BASF
  • Bayer Crop Science
  • C&J Precision Agronomics
  • Central Valley Ag
  • CHS Inc.
  • Cooperative Producers Inc.
  • CSS Farms
  • Dean Seeds
  • Farmer’s Edge
  • Farmers Cooperative
  • George Brothers Inc
  • Helena Agri-Enterprises
  • Hinrichs Ag & Seeds
  • Impact Agronomics
  • Integrity Agriculture
  • LG Seeds
  • Long Agronomics
  • Midwest Seeds
  • National Soil Survey Center
  • Norder Supply
  • Nutrien Ag Solutions
  • Precision Agronomy Solutions
  • ServiTech
  • Skagit Farmers Supply
  • Syngenta
  • UNL Research

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Tai Pleasant

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