The Precision Agriculture program prepares students to work with global positioning satellite (GPS) systems, geographic information system (GIS) software, automatic tractor guidance systems, variable rate chemical input applicators, surveying equipment, and related computer software. Students will learn through hands-on, real-world applications. Completing the certificate qualifies the student to enter the professional job market in the public sector as well as the agriculture industry. Units for the Precision Agriculture Certificate apply to the Associates Science Degree in Agriculture.
Agriculture Science and Technology AS Degree
Program student learning outcomes
- Students will demonstrate their ability to use agricultural technology.
- Students will understand agronomic fundamentals (soil, plant, water relationships).
- Students will demonstrate their ability to physically map using GPS and digitize field boundaries to create maps in GIS.
- Students will demonstrate job readiness skills needed to obtain employment upon graduation.
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Last updated August 6, 2018
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