Agriculture is one of the largest industries in the United States. It surpasses all other industries, not only in the number of persons it employs, but also in service to human needs. The career opportunities for qualified persons are many, varied and attractive. As agriculture continues to become more productive and high-tech, the need for trained college graduates will increase.
The Division of Agriculture, located in Baker Hall, offers associate degrees that prepare graduates for transfer as juniors into bachelor's degree programs at Oklahoma State University and other institutions. In addition, the Division has three AAS programs and one certificate program which are designed for immediate employment in the field.
The Aggie Club is the largest student organization at Eastern. It is comprised mainly of students majoring in agriculture, but anyone is invited to join and participate in the activities sponsored by the club. The Aggie Club sponsors many events throughout the year such as dances, putt-putt golf, cookouts, bowling and much more. Visit the Student Organizations webpage for more information and activities.
Eastern's nationally recognized agriculture teams travel all over the U.S. to compete. Visit the Competitive Teams webpage for more information.
Eastern operates a 4,000-acre farm as a living, outdoor laboratory that enables students to gain real-world experience in numerous agricultural areas of study. General agriculture students will benefit from a variety of hands-on livestock, agronomy and horticultural learning opportunities. Eastern runs fall and spring-calving commercial cattle, as well as a set of purebred angus cattle. Students gain hands-on experience with artificial insemination and embryo transfer with these cattle. Forestry students learn hands-on from tree planting, timber harvesting, prescribed burning and other conservation practices.
In partnership with Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Eastern is home to the Oklahoma Forage-Based Meat Goat Buck Test. Goat producers seeing ways to better manage their operations in ever more challenging production conditions can enroll their genetics in the popular test. Visit the Goat Buck Test webpage for more information.
The EOSC Agricultural Hall of Fame was established in 2019 to honor individuals who have had a tremendous impact on the Division of Agriculture through the years. For more information, visit the EOSC Agricultural Hall of Fame page.
Agronomy Instructor/Soils & Crops Judging Coach
Baker Hall 100
Forestry & Natural Resources Professor Emeritus
Baker Hall 214
Instructor of Agriculture/Horticulture/Ag Economics
Baker Hall 107
Meat Processing & Food Safety Instructor/Meat Judging Coach
Baker Hall 213 & Meat Lab
Ranch Management Specialist/Livestock Judging Coach
Baker Hall 101
Instructor or Agriculture
Baker Hall 119
Baker Hall 100