Option in Agriculture Communications
Agriculture Communications combines courses in agriculture, journalism and public relations to develop well-rounded professionals for careers in writing, advertising, public relations, web content management, photography, social media and video production, particularly in the agriculture industry.
Today’s fast-paced, consumer-driven society requires accurate, timely communication between agricultural leaders and the public. Selecting the Agriculture Communications track under the B.S. in Agriculture, Food, and Environment, students will have the opportunity to study under experienced faculty in the fields of agriculture and journalism, and they will experience hands-on practicum learning with an award-winning media and communications staff with industry experience who are devoted to student success.
$34K – $64K
Starting salary for Ag Communications graduates
• Agricultural business organizations
• Agriculture magazines/publications
• Banks and financial institutions
• Government agencies
• Market research firms
• Nonprofit agencies
• Research centers and universities
• Retail food companies
The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects an increase of
jobs in agriculture media and communications and related fields by 2026.
Practicum opportunities with an award-winning media team:
• A combined 80 years of experience in broadcast
• A combined 35 years in print media
• 22 national media awards
• State-of-the-art facilities