The course accommodates the constantly changing professional fields in this area. Few other courses of study lead to so many different applications in practical work, science, services and consulting, both upstream and downstream, in Germany and abroad. Extreme drought, torrential rain and dramatic changes to flora and fauna are all causing problems across the globe - agricultural scientists can help to overcome them. The institute has always focussed on natural processes. Long before any thought was given to ecology, we were dealing with the questions of how to farm land, handle nature and create products from nature. Grain, vegetables, eggs, milk, meat and fish: these are the basis of human life, around which all of agricultural science revolves.