Get hands-on experience
Located on Dalhousie’s beautiful Agricultural Campus in Truro, NS, you will get to explore the outdoors and interact with our natural environment. Learn how to take field samples and analyse them yourself in our state-of-the-art laboratories.
Our entomological wet, dry and dedicated teaching collections contain more than 31,567 identified insect specimens from the Maritime Provinces, South America and Britain. Our herbarium houses more than 13,000 specimens with a specialized quick reference collection designed for hands-on learning.
Learn from leading experts
Our faculty members are recognized around the world as leaders in research and experts in their field. Most of our professors and instructors are actively involved in research giving you the opportunity to learn from current observations and relevant findings. In addition, our classes are small enough that you can have personalized interaction and instruction with faculty.
Apply your knowledge to real world issues
Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture hosts organizations like the Atlantic Turfgrass Research Foundation and the Tree Fruit Bio-product (TFB) Research Program. Beyond our campus, the research of our faculty and students in environmental sciences, waste management and soil science is helping to innovate new technologies that will make a difference in the earth’s future. Opportunities can also be found in our variety of collaborations and initiatives with industry andgovernment both nationally and internationally.
Diversity of courses
Whether you want to get specific (like how to recognize and eliminate weeds) or more comprehensive (like how to run a golf course), you'll find the courses you need to appreciate the big picture and dig into the details. Our programs are designed to use several different disciplines at once to address environmental issues. This will allow you to pursue your studies in a wide range of subject areas so you can focus on the information and skills that will give you the expertise you need to achieve your goals.