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Other/Related Variations

·       Feed Science & Management

·       Grain Science & Industry

·       Milling Science & Management

·       Seed Science

·       Feed Manufacturing Technology

·       Forage Feed Science



Degree Type/Duration

Following is a recommended pairing of similar degrees to create an educational path:

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Feed Science (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Rare - Varies)




This degree covers a wide range of areas related to feed production or pet food production. Students can pursue careers dedicated to feeding the world.


Coursework may cover the following areas: Chemistry, Biology, Grain science, Feed Storage, Commodity Futures, Extrusion Processing, Pet Food Processing, Nutrition, Microbiology, Physics, Milling, Food Products Laboratory, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Feed Technology, Food Plant Design



Potential Career Paths


·       Feed Mill Manager

·       Feed Mill Operator

·       Grain Buyer

·       Grain Elevator Manager

·       Grain Marketing Specialist

·       Sales Representative – Food, Seed, Feed, Fuel

·       Storage & Hygiene Coordinator



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certified Grain Merchant

·       Other certifications and licensure available

·       Internship or work experience related to the feed industry

·       Study abroad

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