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4-H Agronomy

Agronomy is the study of crops and the soils in which they grow. Agronomists work to develop methods that will improve the use of soil and increase the production of food and fiber crops. Agriculture and Agronomy are most commonly used terms in Agriculture Sciences.

So what is the Difference between the two? 
Agriculture is defined as the art and science of cultivating land, rearing animals and management of livestock. 
Agronomy is the science of utilizing plants, animals and soils for food, fuel, feed and fiber is called Agronomy.

To get started in Agronomy, dive deeper, or participate in upcoming webinars, visit 4-H Agronomy.

The Minnesota 4-H Agronomy Project Handbook is a great resource to learn more about this new project area.

 

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