The Department of Agronomy received its current name in 2006. Previously, it was called the Department of Plant Growing and Biology, and even earlier - the Department of Plant Growing and Breeding.
The Department of Plant Growing and Breeding was established in 1971. The Department in different years was headed by: K. S.-agricultural Sciences, associate Professor Borodkin I. S. (1971-1986 years), candidate of agricultural Sciences, associate Professor V. M. Rasputin (1987-1993 years), candidate of agriculture, Professor Ahmed A. Z. (1994-2006), candidate of agricultural Sciences, associate Professor Nugmanov A. B. (2006-08 G. G.), candidate of agricultural Sciences, associate Professor Khamsin, M. S. (2009..), candidate of agricultural Sciences Babaev B. J. (2009 -2011.g.), K. s. a. s. Karimov N. E. (2011-2012) and K. S.-H. B. Dushebaev B. K. (2012-2013), Shilov M. P. (2015), Kasyanov P. F.(2016-2017), Karaseva.M. (2018-2019), currently Catherine E. M.
Branches of the Department of agronomy working in"the ACES"and "Karabalyksky ACES". Branches assist the department in research work, in the organization and conduct of training and production practices, in the organization of advanced training courses for teaching staff and in conducting field classes.
The department is equipped with laboratory classrooms on crop production, breeding and seed production, feed production, plant protection, technology of storage and processing of plant products.