Agricultural Systems | Facilities | Agricultural Sciences | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Agricultural Systems

Students specializing in Agricultural Systems have access to quality informational, technological, laboratorical and real-world resources.

These include:

  • Agricultural systems technology laboratories and facilities
  • Automation and Control Labs
  • Engine power and machinery
  • Construction and fabrication
  • Food packaging laboratory
  • Agronomy Research Center
  • University Farms, a 2,000 acre farm system operated by the College
  • SIUC Farms: Beef, swine, dairy and equine centers
  • Commodity market information systems
  • Global Information Systems (GIS) laboratories and equipment
  • Multipurpose agricultural research and education laboratories at SIUC
  • State-of-the-art instructional and multimedia presentation facilities
  • University library system with over 2.2 million volumes and 16,000 current periodicals
  • Opportunities to study financial records and management decisions associated with the University farms
  • Access to top-of-the-line facilities offered by other departments in the College of Agricultural Sciences