About CSES


For over 100 years the Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences has been at the forefront of academic excellence and scientific advancement at the University of Arkansas. Our Department offers nationally competitive undergraduate and graduate degree programs that aim to utilize modern technology as we move towards a more sustainable future.

The mission of the Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences is to provide superior education programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conduct innovative research and extension programs in the crop, soil and environmental sciences, and provide superior service for citizens of Arkansas and the nation.


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Department History

The Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences has been a cornerstone of the University of Arkansas for over 100 years. Read more about our history as we look forward into the future.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Still have some questions? Our FAQ section contains the answers to the most commonly asked questions to better help our future and current students.

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News & Awards

In the Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Department our hard work and dedication gets noticed. See the ways in which our students and researchers are improving the world around them.