University of Vermont

The Ecological Agriculture major focuses on applying ecological concepts to environmentally friendly food production. Learn how to produce food in a sustainable and ecologically-sound manner. Gain a solid foundation in the natural sciences and practical experience through our organic farm practicum, internships, and field trips. Nationally there is a growing need for professionals who understand and apply effective principles to agriculture. The Ecological Agriculture major integrates course work in ecology, plant science, soil science, entomology, economics, and policy with an experiential learning internship to create educated professionals.