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What is soil and water resources?

The soil and water resource option is for students interested in how applications of soil science can improve crop production, environmental quality and engineering.

Why soil and water resources?

You will take courses directed toward a changing environment and how crop production can be adapted with the changing availability of different resources.

Career paths

Our graduates can look forward to a career in one or more of the following fields:


awarded by the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences each year


Precision agriculture

The Department of Plant and Soil Sciences is a leader in the field of precision agriculture with the development and implementation of the GreenSeeker and Canopeo technologies.


Fast fact

Currently, wheat varieties developed by OSU total about 3.1 million acres of wheat and account for more than 45 percent of Oklahoma wheat acres.


A strong network

The department will give you access to a strong student network and peer support group. You will have the opportunity to interact with, and work alongside, faculty members in research and extension activities in both formal and informal settings.

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