The Agricultural Sciences and Production graduate is able to drive production processes and improve the biological and economic efficiency of production.

This program gave the region hundreds of agronomists who contributed substantially to the development of their countries. Today the agricultural production sector is facing new challenges, quite different from those of past decades.

 

Agricultural Sciences and Production

Latin American governments and international organizations have reconceptualized its development model based on rapid industrialization for export. It has seen the need to return, in most cases, to the important role of agriculture in order to ensure food security, develop a strong national industry and increase the trade exchange within the region. International standards aim to improve quality and provide greater protection to the environment in all areas of agricultural production.

The Agricultural Engineering graduate is able to lead and manage production processes and improve the biological and economic efficiency of production in many surroundings and environmental and ecological conditions through the generation and adaptation of scientific and technological knowledge.

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Produce healthy food and other non-food items such as fibers and industrial oils.
  • Managing waste streams and farms without negative effects on the environment.
  • Plan, analyze and manage agricultural production enterprises.
  • Financially evaluate productive operations.
  • Analyze and identify markets and windows of national and international business opportunity.
  • Use the scientific method for technological development and innovation in productive enterprises, research and teaching.
  • Manage projects of agricultural production.
  • Manage soil and water resources in a rational and sustainable manner.
  • Use modern tools such as GIS, conservation, management and land use.
  • Managing marketing variables, companion planting, production and irrigation systems.
  • Manage crop, animal and urban pests rationally.
  • Records and information used for efficient evaluation and decision making.