2020 Theme: Arctic Apple

Purpose

The purpose of the agricultural biotechnology career development event is to encourage students to explore the diversity of the Biotechnology Industry, in terms of basic knowledge, skills and applications of biotechnology to the workplace. The areas of agricultural biotechnology have important implications for the animal, plant, food, and pharmaceutical industries.

Agriculture Education courses that align with the agricultural biotechnology CDE include: Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; Plant Science; Horticulture; Plant Biology; Natural Resources; Biotechnology; Nursery and Landscape; Food Science; Advanced Food Science; Agronomy; and UNL AGRI 115.

View Ag Biotechnology CDE study materials here.

Superintendent:

Leah Sandall
279L Plant Science Hall 
Lincoln, NE 68583-0915
402-472-9295
 lsandall5@unl.edu

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