AGRICULTURE IS NORTH DAKOTA'S LARGEST INDUSTRY
Crops account for more than 60 percent* of the state's total cash farm income, not including crops grown as feed and forage for the livestock industry. North Dakota is a major producer of hard red spring wheat, durum wheat, barley, sunflower, flaxseed, dry edible beans, and potatoes. By attending NDSU, located in the heart of one of the world's most productive agricultural regions, Plant Sciences students have access to an impressive breadth of scholarship, internship, research and career opportunities. (*Figure based on 2010 data.)
This is your opportunity to do meaningful work in the world of people and plants. By choosing Plant Sciences, you have chosen an opportunity to meet new people, to become professionally involved, and to prepare for your future career. The Department of Plant Sciences can provide you with the opportunity to develop a competitive edge and prepare for a career that will make a difference, help feed the world, and pave the way to an unlimited future.