Earn a degree in Sustainable Crop and Landscape Systems from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Idaho.

B.S. Sustainable Crop & Landscape Systems

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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Study Sustainable Systems

Explore a wide variety of agricultural and environmental topics. Study the role of insects in pollination, disease transmission, crop damage and landscape ecology. Learn to grow food and nursery crops in the greenhouse and in the field. Explore soil science and its role in sustainable farming practices, engineering, and contamination control. 

Fast Facts

  • We host the largest collection of soil monoliths in the Western U.S.
  • See more than 1 million insect specimens at the William F. Barr Entomological Museum.
  • Learn the latest molecular techniques for pest management.
  • Grow and donate produce from the student-run organic farm to a local food bank.
  • Use specialized cloning techniques to produce flowering, fruiting and vegetable plants.
  • Crop consultant
  • Entomologist
  • Soil scientist
  • Horticulturist
  • Scientist
  • Plant breeder


Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in Sustainable Crop and Landscape Systems, we recommend you:
  • take biology and science courses
  • take on leadership roles in student clubs or offices
  • participate in 4-H activities
  • volunteer for environmental causes
  • visit greenhouses
  • work on a farm
  • observe insects in nature
Emphasis Areas Whether it’s custom classes, an emphasis, or an option, this degree offers you an even more enhanced and customizable experience in the following areas:
Lab Fees


Approximate lab fees for required courses.
Varies by emphasis area.
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
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Hands-on Learning
  • Field trips to collect soil samples or collect/observe insects
  • Faculty research assistantships
  • Study abroad in Taiwan, Mexico, India, Europe or South America
  • Research in breeding, biopesticides, enhanced disease resistance
  • Monrovia Nursery
  • UI Potato Tissue Culture Laboratory
  • Microplant Nurseries, Inc.
  • Twyford Plant Laboratories
  • USDA Agricultural Research Service
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Western Farm Service
  • Coors Brewing Company
  • Syngenta