Get a degree in Sustainable Cropping Systems at the University of Idaho

B.S. Sustainable Crop & Landscape Systems: Sustainable Cropping Systems

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (208) 885-7984

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

Growing Crops Sustainably

Study the science behind healthy farming in a program that provides the broad-based knowledge to grow successful crops. Explore soils, weeds, plant breeding and insects in addition to advanced growing techniques like biotechnology and global positioning systems (GPS). Learn in on-campus greenhouses and in the lab while studying microbiology, entomology, engineering and business.

Fast Facts

  • Access computer-controlled greenhouses
  • Grow organic produce at the plant science farm
  • Do your own independent study
  • Learn to manage crops using advanced GPS techniques
  • Work for farms and other agriculture-related businesses
  • Grower
  • Field Representative
  • Weed Management Specialist
  • Agricultural Consultant
  • Research Technician


Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Job Placement


of graduates earn a job in their field after college.
Degree Roadmap
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn this degree, we recommend you:
  • participate in 4-H activities
  • work for a farm
  • practice leadership skills in student office
Lab Fees


Approximate lab fees for required courses.
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
  • Faculty research assistantships
  • Independent study
  • Processing facilities
  • Plant science farms, computer-controlled greenhouses
  • Study abroad in Taiwan, Mexico, India, Europe, or South America
  • Western Farm Service
  • Coors Brewing Company
  • Syngenta