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4-H clover 4-H agronomy and horticulture

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What you'll do

Agronomy is the science of using plants for food, fuel, feed and fiber. Horticulture is about growing plants for food and decoration. 

Minnesota 4-H offers a wide variety of opportunities to learn more about agronomy and horticulture. You can attend events, form or join a 4-H/FFA crop scouting team, explore college-level agronomy by taking a virtual campus tour and enroll in 4-H projects such as crop and plant science, fruits and vegetables and gardening

As you explore this page, you will notice three levels of learning. In each level, you will uncover more ways to deepen your experience in agronomy and horticulture. Bookmark or revisit this page for current information on agronomy and horticulture opportunities.

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How to get started in 4-H agronomy and horticulture, dive deeper and become a leader. 



Michael Compton, 507-372-3900, mcompton@umn.edu

Brian McNeill, 320-589-1711 Extension 2131, mcnei006@umn.edu

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