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  Purdue Agronomy
Purdue Agronomy is celebrating 100 years of excellence in 2007.
The Department of Agronomy has a rich tradition of discovering and disseminating information needed by the public to make informed decisions about agricultural and environmental issues.
We have an outstanding scientific community of faculty and staff who are creative in solving problems and developing effective educational programs to a diverse clientele and who are adaptive to a changing society and industry.
www.agry.purdue.edu   (171 words)

  Agronomy Summary
Agronomy is the branch of agriculture and biology that explores the principles and concepts of plants and soils sciences.
Agronomy has been recognized as a separate and distinct branch of agriculture since the early 1900s, when departments of agriculture at land-grant universities were split into animal science and agronomy units.
Agronomy is a branch of agricultural science that deals with the study of crops and the soils in which they grow.
www.bookrags.com /Agronomy   (793 words)

 agronomy - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Agronomy, agricultural science concerning methods of soil management and crop production.
farming, agriculture, crop growing, agronomy, gardening, tilling, husbandry, development, nurturing, promotion, fostering, encouragement, refinement,...
agribusiness, agriculture, husbandry, cultivation, agronomy, ranching, crop raising, market gardening
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=agronomy   (108 words)

 EnviroEducation.com - Environmental Majors and Programs - Agronomy
Agronomy is important economically because sustainable crop production improves the profitability and competitiveness of crop producers, and it is important environmentally because sustainable crop production results in improved soil, water, and air quality.
Agronomy students can expect to study the basic principles of biology, genetics, and soil science to understand how to improve food production while protecting the environment.
Agronomy graduates work in a business or research setting to address issues and solve problems related to crop production, soil management, and environmental protection.
www.enviroeducation.com /majors-programs/agron.html   (392 words)

 Agronomy courses
Course: Agronomy (Agron) 501, section XW Physiological processes in crop growth, development and yield: photosynthesis, respiration, water relations, mineral nutrition, assimilate partitioning, seedling vigor, light interception and canopy growth, root growth, reproduction and yield.
Course: Agronomy (Agron) 502, section XW Study soil chemical, biological, and physical properties that control processes within the soil and their influence on plant/soil interactions.
Course: Agronomy (Agron) 503, section XW Applied concepts in agricultural meteorology with emphasis on the weather-agriculture relationship and the microclimate-agriculture interaction.
www.lifelearner.iastate.edu /courses/fall07/agronomy2.htm   (282 words)

 Rich Connell AGRI_SEARCH, Inc. - Agronomy
Agronomy retailer needs an individual with a "fire in the belly" to sell and provide excellent customer service.
Vegetable crops agronomy salesperson needed in central Wisconsin.
Agronomy retail company has an immediate opening for an individual to sell seed and manage the seed division.
www.agri-search.com /agronomy.htm   (2258 words)

Agronomy is concerned with the principles and practices of field crop production and the conservation of soils and land resources.
A minor in agronomy can complement several majors and will enhance career opportunities in farm management and the agricultural industry.
Students may apply for admission to the Agronomy minor by submitting an Application for Admission to a Minor form in room 115 ASI Building.
www.das.psu.edu /undergraduate/minors/agronomy   (286 words)

 K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008: Agronomy
Students in agronomy have diverse interests, including crop production and physiology; crop breeding; soil management, fertility, and conservation; soil and water quality; physical and chemical properties of soils; forages; and range management.
Research center, laboratory, and greenhouse facilities are used by the Department of Agronomy for both research and instruction.
An additional 9 hours of agronomy courses numbered 300 or greater selected by the student in consultation with an agronomy advisor.
courses.k-state.edu /catalog/undergraduate/ag/agron.html   (1424 words)

 Agronomy - Cameron University
Agronomy is the application of plant and soil sciences to crop production.
Soil science is the study of how soils form, their influence on biology, their effect on environmental chemistry and global ecological changes.
Research in agronomy identifies the biological, chemical, and physical principles that govern agricultural processes and ecosystems.
www.cameron.edu /agriculture/agronomy1.htm   (231 words)

 Agronomy major
Agronomy is the application of sciences to the production of field crops and the management of soils.
West Virginia University baccalaureate graduates are expected to possess knowledge and experience in three broad clusters of learning: Cluster A, the arts and humanities; Cluster B, the social and behavioral sciences; and Cluster C, mathematics and natural sciences.
Students with undergraduate degrees in Agronomy have backgrounds suitable to enter graduate school in a wide variety of specialized disciplines, such as soil science, turf grass, weed science, field crops, and forage crops.
www.cafcs.wvu.edu /majors/undergrad/agron.htm   (705 words)

 Agronomy Department
Agronomy faculty, students, and alumni won various awards in this year’s Annual American Society of Agronomy (ASA)-Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)-Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Meetings in New Orleans.
Enrolling into the Masters of Agronomy program has been one of the best decisions I made in my life.
I experienced greater job satisfaction due to helping my clientele, as well as an increased earning potential that I would not have had otherwise...
www.agron.iastate.edu   (193 words)

 Agronomy Journal
assists in the publication of Agronomy Journal Online
For an alternate route to Agronomy Journal Online from these locations use this URL:
Copyright © 2007 by the American Society of Agronomy.
agron.scijournals.org   (56 words)

 Department of Agronomy, Home
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K-State Agronomy is teaching, research, and extension in crops, soils, range, weeds, crop breeding, climatology, and protecting soil and water resources.
Department of Agronomy, Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center Kansas State University • Manhattan, KS 66506 USA Phone (785) 532-6101 • Fax (785) 532-6094
www.agronomy.ksu.edu /DesktopDefault.aspx   (51 words)

 American Society of Agronomy - November 1, 1992
Members of the American Society of Agronomy acknowledge that they are scientifically and professionally involved with the interdependence of natural, social, and technological systems.
In an effort to promote the highest quality of scientific and professional conduct among its members, the American Society of Agronomy endorses the following guiding principles, which represent basic scientific and professional values of our profession.
Uphold the highest standards of scientific investigation and professional comportment, and an uncompromising commitment to the advancement of knowledge.
ethics.iit.edu /codes/coe/amer.soc.agronomy.html   (289 words)

 Agronomy courses
Course: Agronomy (Agron) 531, section XW Environmental factors affecting crop growth and yield.
Course: Agronomy (Agron) 532, section XW Evaluate the impact of various soil management practices on soil and water resources.
Course: Agronomy (Agron) 533, section XW Integrated management systems for important crop pests.
www.lifelearner.iastate.edu /courses/fall07/agronomy3.htm   (395 words)

 Department of Agronomy, Students>Clubs & Activities>Wheat State Agronomy Club
Membership in this club allows you to become involved with K-State Department of Agronomy students and faculty, keep updated on current agricultural events from professionals in the agronomic industry, and a chance to meet with students from other universities at national and regional meetings sponsored by the American Society of Agronomy.
Fielding Reed Scholarship – Lauren Smith, Lenexa, KS The J. Fielding Reed Scholarship was established in recognition of Dr. Reed’s life-long commitment to advancing the knowledge of agriculture through his work in soil science and natural resources, and his passion for educating students.
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor an outstanding undergraduate senior pursuing a career in soil or plant sciences.
www.agronomy.k-state.edu /DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=393   (483 words)

 Agronomy and Soils
In addition to courses that are specific for the area of study (crop production, turf grass management, plant breeding, weed science, soil classification, land management, soil fertility and soil testing), Agronomy and Soils students take courses in such basic sciences as biology, chemistry, math, physics and computer science.
An important one for the Agronomy and Soils major is the Agronomy Club.
The environment has always been a major concern of the agronomist, and there continues to be a strong interest in soil and water conservation and protection and in rural and urban land utilization.
www.ag.auburn.edu /agrn/aboutau.htm   (382 words)

 Agronomy Extension Home Page (Purdue University)
The mission of the Purdue Agronomy Extension group is to develop, integrate, and extend agronomic information and technology that is timely and relevant to the agricultural and environmental concerns of the citizens of Indiana, the nation, and the international community.
The Agronomy Extension group is diverse in its educational efforts.
It is the policy of the Purdue Agronomy Department that all persons shall have equal opportunity and access to its programs and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability.
www.agry.purdue.edu /ext/index.html   (282 words)

 Alcorn Cooperative Extension Program/Agronomy
ACEP's Agronomy program is particularly interested in providing information on alternative crops like sweet corn, green peanuts, sweet sorghum, sugarcane, and summer/winter forages.
Some of the broader focus in agronomy are in Sustainable Agriculture and Risk Management.
ACEP's Agronomy Program crops and forages produce results in over $2,000,000 gross income per year to clientele served.
www.alcorn.edu /Outreach/CoopExt/agronomy.htm   (189 words)

 Agronomy Graduate Schools, Graduate Program Agronomy, Masters Agronomy, Ph.D. Agronomy
About the field of Agronomy: Agronomy and soil sciences deal with the studies of soil and with crop management.
Agronomy and soil sciences touch on a number of related fields including: atmospheric science, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural education, agraicultural sciences, botany, biology, ecology, environmental management, horticulture, natural resource management, plant pathology, and plant physiology.
Having a thorough understanding of the soil resources of this planet is vital to preserving land and water and being able to produce the food, feed, and fiber necessary to support the world population.
www.gradschools.com /programs/agronomy_soil_science.html   (236 words)

 Department of Agronomy, Students>Transfers
Agronomy majors commonly take the courses listed below during their first two years at Kansas State University.
The Agronomy department at Kansas State University keeps two-year community colleges and other four year colleges informed of courses that may be transferred to agronomy programs of study.
Kansas State University accepts a maximum of 63 hours of transfer credit from a two-year college toward the 127 hours required for a B.S. degree in agronomy.
www.agronomy.k-state.edu /DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=392   (204 words)

Environmental quality, which translates into wise stewardship of natural resources such as soil, water, and crop germplasm, is at the forefront of our clientele's agenda and is the touchstone of the Agronomy Department's programs.
Remodeling funds provided by the College of Agriculture allowed the Agronomy Department to relocate its administrative and business offices to be more accessible to relevant accommodations.
Within the past 18 months, the Agronomy Department has hired four new faculty to enrich its teaching and research programs in statistics, molecular genetics and biology, weed science, and soil fertility and mineral nutrition.
www.ag.uiuc.edu /~vista/html_pubs/9294rep/agron.html   (7770 words)

Establishment and maintenance of turf with emphasis on seeding methods, soil and water management, mowing, diseases, insects and varieties.
Organization, preparation, and presentation of current topics in agronomy, horticulture, and soil science.
Specific subjects to be announced in the Schedule of Classes.
www.nmsu.edu /Academic_Progs/Undergraduate_Catalog_95_96/ch8/agro.html   (371 words)

 Agronomy | Indiana NRCS
Indiana NRCS Conservation Agronomist provide technical assistance to Indiana's Conservation Partnership Field Service Centers in all phases of the agronomy program.
Agronomy Job Sheet 1, Warm Season Grass Establishment
Agronomy Job Sheet 6, Cool Season Grass and Legume Establishment and Management
www.in.nrcs.usda.gov /technical/agronomy/agronomy.html   (569 words)

 Oxford University Press: Agronomy, Soil & Crop Science   (Site not responding. Last check: )
You are here: OUP USA Home > U.S. General Catalog > Agriculture > Agronomy, Soil & Crop Science
Browse all 702 titles in Agronomy, Soil & Crop Science.
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www.us.oup.com /us/catalog/general/subject/Agriculture/AgronomySoilCropScience/?view=usa   (208 words)

 Amazon.com: agronomy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phosphorus: Agriculture And the Environment (Agronomy) by J. Thomas Sims and Andrew N. Sharpley (Hardcover - Jun 30, 2005)
Agricultural Drainage (Agronomy, No. 38) by American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, and R. Skaggs (Hardcover - Dec 1999)
Advances in Agronomy, Volume 91 (Advances in Agronomy) (Advances in Agronomy) by Donald L. Sparks (Hardcover - Oct 6, 2006)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=agronomy&index=blended&page=1   (630 words)

 Definition of agronomy - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Etymology: probably from French agronomie, from agro- + -nomie -nomy
Learn more about "agronomy" and related topics at Britannica.com
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www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=agronomy   (39 words)

 Agland Agronomy
The Agronomy Division provides a full line of fertilizer and farm chemicals, as well as spraying and application services that help producers grow the food America eats.
Agland's Agronomy Division enhances the producer's ability to grow highly efficient feed, food grains, and vegetable crops through advanced technology.
For more information about our wide selection of agronomy products and services, contact the Agronomy Division directly.
www.aglandinc.com /agron/index.asp   (98 words)

 Agronomy Department   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kevin Ehlers, Agronomy Production Specialist (APS), with Countryside Cooperative in Fall Creek for the past seven years was recently honored by Agriliance LLC as a Master Agronomy Production Specialist (APS).
Countryside Cooperatives' Agronomy Department has locations to serve you best.
To view any of our Agronomy Newsletters Click here
www.countrysidecoop.com /DEPARTMENTS/Agronomy.phtml   (269 words)

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