Agribusiness has an economic impact of over $72 billion in Georgia and over $145 billion in Florida. Sixteen percent of Georgia’s employment base is associated with agriculture. Successful completion of this degree with the diversified curriculum will prepare students for a wide array of exciting and challenging careers within agriculture. Career possibilities include crop production, sales and marketing in agriculture-related businesses, extension and other government service careers, crop consulting, precision agriculture, agricultural economics, and other positions in commercial agricultural production. In addition to learning the principles of managing land, crops, pests, people, money, and other resources students will also take the courses necessary to prepare for entry into the Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management (MPPM) degree as well as other masters programs in plant and soil sciences.
Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Agriculture .