Master of Science in Sustainable Agriculture
Lincoln University of Missouri College of Arts and Sciences
Jefferson City, USA
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The master's degree program in Sustainable Agriculture is designed to produce graduates with the skills needed to succeed and be leaders in a century that will bring significant agriculture changes. This program will produce graduates with production, consultancy, research and service skills adaptable to addressing a variety of issues in modern agriculture: fuel efficiency; nutrition retention and cycling; sustainable, organic and low-input crop/livestock production; water, energy and soil conservation; local and direct marketing; etc. Graduates will be able to effectively work and communicate with professionals in a wide variety of disciplines.
Twenty-first-century agriculture should provide a livelihood for farmers and food for consumers and minimize its impact on the environment and natural resources as well as sustain stable local economies. Studying and developing solutions and policies to address the above require a sound and rigorous interdisciplinary approach.