• A student with a horse
    Equine Science, BS
    Ride, care for, and work with horses as you learn how to create a successful career in the equine industry.
  • Agricultural Education students working with faculty during class.
    Agricultural Education, BS
    You'll have the opportunity to shape the future of agriculture and inspire the next generation.
  • A student holding a duck
    Natural Resources, BS
    The phrase "in the field" takes a whole new meaning when nature is your science lab.
  • Two students doing research
    Agricultural Systems Management, BS
    The agriculture industry needs talented people with a wide range of skills. We'll help you get there.
  • Students studying corn
    Agronomy, BS
    Advances in crop production and seed science help us feed the world. As a graduate you'll be in high demand.
  • Student seeding the grass
    Golf and Turf Management, BS
    From golf course to the commercial turf care industry you'll make sure the grass is always greener.
  • Students watching teacher treat a sheep
    Animal Science, BS
    Whether your goals lie in livestock production or veterinary school, we'll help you prepare.
  • Agricultural consultant talking with a local farmer at his farm.
    Agricultural Business, BS
    You might be surprised at all the options you'll have, regionally and globally, with a career in ag business.
  • Two students in the greenhouse
    Horticulture, BS
    You'll actually want to get your hands dirty as you learn to work with plants and grow a career in this green industry.

Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

As we continue into the 21st century, there’s an increasing need to ensure the integrity of our food supply, to maintain the health of our environment, and to strengthen our agricultural economy. At the University of Minnesota Crookston you can become a leader in the areas of agriculture and natural resources as you learn to balance environmental sustainability with the use of emerging technologies to enhance production. Explore our experiential-based programs and find out where you can make a difference. 

Departmental Quick Facts (PDF)

Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

University of Minnesota Crookston
100-B University Teaching and Outreach Center
2900 University Ave
Crookston, MN, 56716

1-800-UMC-MINN (862-6466)
(218) 281-8101
Fax: (218) 281-8694

Unit Head-MST & Ag-NatR/Prof
(218) 281-8360
Associate Professor
Department Chair
(218) 281-8116
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
(218) 281-8101

Department Majors

Department Minors

Department Certificate & Program Options

Department Certificate & Program Options

Associated Projects and Events

Associated Projects and Events

Awards and Scholarships Given to Ag & Natural Resources Students

Awards and Scholarships Given to Ag & Natural Resources Students

Horse Donation Program

Horse Donation Program

To learn more about our Horse Donation Program, please visit our Equine Science page and click on the "Horse Donation Program" accordion.

Department Faculty & Staff

Department Faculty & Staff

Associate Professor
(218) 281-8130
M.S.
Lab Services Coordinator
210-A Owen Hall
(218) 281-8131
Associate Professor
219-B Owen Hall
(218) 281-8119
Lecturer
209-A Hill Hall
(218) 281-8140
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Lab Services Coordinator
Farm Animal Attendant
(218) 281-8126
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Teaching Specialist
(218) 281-8393
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Lab Services Coordinator
(218) 281-8105
Instructor
(218) 281-8108
M.M.
Farm Animal Attendant
(218) 281-8106
Lab Services Coordinator
(218) 281-8120
Assistant Professor
(218) 281-8125
Lab Services Coordinator
(218) 281-8124
Teaching Specialist
(218) 281-8109
Instructor
209-B Hill Hall
(218) 281-8175
Assistant Professor
(218) 281-8115
Ph.D.
Professor
(218) 281-8132
Ph.D.
Professor
(218) 281-8107
Ph.D.
Instructor
(218) 281-8127
M.M.
Lecturer
101-A Owen Hall
(218) 281-8136
Lecturer
100G
(218) 281-8103
Lecturer
(218) 281-8138
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Senior Lecturer
(218) 281-8370
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(218) 281-8141
Ph.D.
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
(218) 281-8101
Associate Professor, Department Chair
(218) 281-8116
Ph.D.
Professor (retired), Professor Emeritus
(218) 281-8110
Ph.D.

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