U ag dean Levine: Why Yahoo! blogger has no idea about agriculture


Agriculture is a far different industry than it was 50, 30, or even 10 years ago, and agricultural education has changed in similar ways. To make assumptions based on outdated stereotypes about agriculture unfairly misleads young people.

University of Minnesota Dean Al Levine of the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences on a recent on a recent Yahoo! blog post that listed agriculture, animal science and horticulture as “useless” college majors.

Read Levine’s full commentary here.