Applied Agriculture

 


Hand watering small plants and seedsProgram Overview

The Applied Agriculture Technologies Program is a one year program designed to prepare individuals for a career in agriculture. The program emphasizes technical knowledge and skills related to harvest and feedyard operations. Coursework provides learning related to machinery use and operation, equipment and facility maintenance, regulations governing agriculture, plant science, and animal science. Major program objectives include the following:
  • Identify various technologies related to harvest and livestock operations.
  • Identify pertinent regulations and compliance issues governing agriculture.
  • Demonstrate proficient and safe operation of agricultural equipment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot relevant technologies.
  • Examine process/production flow parameters in agriculture.

Degrees & Certificates

Applied Agriculture Certificate

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2015, the median pay for Farmers, Ranchers, and other Agricultural Managers was $64,170 per year. For more information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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