The College of Agriculture is made up of 8 departments, 11 undergraduate majors, 23 focus areas and a range of multidisciplinary study programs. Learn more about us and begin your career in the world’s largest industry with Auburn University’s College of Agriculture.
AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS & RURAL SOCIOLOGY
Building Economies and Strengthening Communities.
The Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology uses business and social principles to advance society on local, regional, national and global scales.
Maintaining Life & Feeding a Growing Population.
Faculty and students in Animal Sciences use science to ensure the nutrition and welfare of animals and healthy, sustainable food sources for people everywhere.
Advancing Technology to Develop Cleaner, Safer Energy.
In Biosystems Engineering, we integrate the disciplines of life sciences and engineering to create more efficient production methods and a cleaner, safer place to live.
Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences
This is How We Support The World’s Largest Industry.
We produce healthier food for your kitchen and better fiber for your clothes while protecting the natural resources used to grow them.
ENTOMOLOGY & PLANT PATHOLOGY
Keeping the World’s Food Supply Safe & Sustainable.
We protect your food, resources and homes from a variety of threats to ensure healthier food and a more comfortable place to live.
Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences
Produce More Abundant Food and Protect Our Natural Resources.
The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences innovates new methods and systems to grow industry and produce healthier, more abundant food for communities worldwide.
We Create Healthier Food and More Beautiful Communities.
Horticulturalists work to impact everything from human health and nutrition to the simple beauty of the world around you.
This is How We Develop Healthier, More Resilient Sources of Food.
In Poultry Science, we work to ensure your food is grown, developed and produced in the safest, healthiest ways possible.
Research shows effects of stricter work requirements for SNAP
As Congress begins debating a new Farm Bill — including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — an Auburn University research project reveals one of the effects of stricter work requirements for participating in SNAP. SNAP provides nutrition benefits to...
Auburn shares in nearly $2.8 million agricultural production systems grant
Auburn University is one of four U.S. universities to share in a nearly $2.8 million grant from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The award is part of the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative-Foundational Knowledge of Agricultural...
Researchers reimagine controlled environment agriculture
While controlled environment agriculture or CEA has the potential to improve access to local, nutritious fruits and vegetables on a year-round basis, the greenhouse gas emissions associated with greenhouse production is five times higher than field-grown produce. For...