Plant Breeding and Genetics
The Plant Breeding and Genetics specialization prepares students to serve as functional members of collaborative teams that design and select plants with desirable phenotypic, and hence underlying genetic, variation that favorably impacts delivery of the desired ecosystem service.
Crop Physiology and Production
The Crop Physiology & Production specialization prepares students to understand, manage, and improve productivity, efficiency, and profit of cropping systems.
Soil and Water Science
The Soil and Water Science specialization prepares students to understand, manage, and improve water and soil management and agro-ecosystem services.
Range, Forage and Turfgrass
The Range, Forage and Turfgrass Sciences specialization prepares students for future careers focused on extensively or intensively managed grassland systems including native grassland ecosystems and improved grasslands for grazing, conservation management, and urban/recreational grassland ecosystems.
The Weed Science specialization prepares students for designing production practices to improve crop resilience to weeds based on the principles of integrated weed management.