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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, horticulture, crop and plant sciences. To get started, enroll in one of the many project-related areas or try some of the offered agronomy-related opportunities.

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Levels of learning

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


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Anja Johnson, 651-480-7705, akoester@umn.edu

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

Reviewed in 2022

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