Agricultural Engineering

The Agricultural Engineering Profession

As an agricultural engineer, you apply your knowledge of the biological, physical, and engineering and technical sciences to solve problems for the world’s largest industry ­ – the agriculture and food system.  Here’s just the beginning of the things you could do:

  • design and test equipment for more efficient farming
  • develop methods to improve and protect water and soil quality
  • implement innovative ideas to improve the quality and safety of food
  • create systems that create and utilize biorenewables and biofuel
  • manage complex agricultural systems

For more information, contact the Agricultural Engineering Adviser:

Lindsay Frueh, 515-294-5189, 1330B Elings Hall,