WSU CAHNRS

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences

Target your education

The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences faculty are aligned with these interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees aimed at feeding the world and saving the planet.

 

Integrated Plant Sciences (IPS)

IPS majors explore the science of plant development and production from the perspectives of a variety of disciplines. All students in the program take a core set of interdisciplinary courses selected to give them a solid foundation on which they can build expertise in a specific discipline. Of the seven majors available, those in which we are most heavily involved are highlighted below. More detail is available here.

Agricultural Biotechnology – emphasizes the development and application of new technology to ensure a safe and abundant food and fiber supply.

Field Crop Management – focuses on improving food, feed, and fiber production, reducing risks, and enhancing the soil that we all depend upon.

Turfgrass Management – students will be pleased to know that turfgrass management has now been formalized as a major.

 

Agricultural and Food Systems (AFS)

AFS majors emphasize gaining a solid background in the agricultural sciences, including learning to work with and in the complexity of agriculture and food systems. All students take a core set of classes in order to develop a broad interdisciplinary background while also studying specific subjects that prepare graduates for their chosen fields. An internship related to the student’s focus area is included in these requirements. Of the five majors available, the four in which we are most heavily involved are highlighted below. More detail is available here.

 

Advisors

carter-arron-ugradArron Carter
Field Crop Management and Ag Biotechnology Advisor
(509) 335-6198
ahcarter@wsu.edu
383 Johnson Hall

Johnston ugradBill Johnston
Turfgrass Management Advisor
(509) 335-3620
wjohnston@wsu.edu
289 Johnson Hall

Jim Durfey
Ag Tech & Prod Mgmt Advisor
(509) 335-7001
jedurfey@wsu.edu
233W Johnson Hall

 

John Regenold ugradJohn Reganold
Organic Ag Systems Advsior
(509) 335-8856
reganold@wsu.edu
255 Johnson Hall

Baser JD ugradJ.D. Baser
Agriculture Education Advsior
(509) 355-2846
jbaser@wsu.edu
289 Johnson Hall

Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, PO Box 646420, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-6420, 509-335-3475, Contact Us
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