Developments in the rural economy have placed increased emphasis on conservation, biodiversity and the aesthetic appeal of the countryside. Highly skilled people who can reconcile the conflict between commercial food production and environmental considerations are in constant demand. This course brings together Harper Adams’ expertise in agriculture and environmental management and will provide you with a thorough understanding of the science and technology associated with sustainable agricultural production systems. It evaluates the impact of agricultural activities on the environment and identifies ways of minimising it.
All agriculture students share a common first year, studying the same modules. After the core period of agricultural study you will go on to study a wide range of agricultural and environmental modules.