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Technology Brings Farm into Classroom

Apr 25, 2016 |

A trip to the farm is just down a hallway these days thanks to new technology at Fox Valley Technical College’s Service Motor Company Agriculture Center.

Ag Students Bring Home National Awards

Apr 7, 2016 |

Students in Fox Valley Technical College’s Agriculture programs earned a top finish at the national Post-Secondary Agriculture Student (PAS) organization competitions in Kansas City.

Strong Showing at Ag Competition

Feb 26, 2016 |

Students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Agriculture programs demonstrated their strong skills during the annual Wisconsin Postsecondary Agriculture Student (PAS) competitions in Wisconsin Dells.

National Agriculture Day Celebration & FFA Career Development Event

Feb 22, 2016 | 8 a.m.-1 p.m. | Appleton Campus

On Friday, April 1, FVTC is hosting the statewide celebration for National Agriculture Day, in conjunction with the FFA Career Development event.


Agriculture Career Day

Sep 9, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. | Appleton Campus

Jim Sommer: WI Tech Ed Champion

Sep 1, 2015 |

Service Motor Company President Jim Sommer earned the 2015 Technical Education Champion award on behalf of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) District Boards Association.

State’s Top Ag Program Again

Feb 18, 2015 |

For the second consecutive year, Fox Valley Technical College’s Agriculture department was named the top Ag program in the state by the Wisconsin Association of Agriculture Educators. The honor recognizes the college’s Horticulture and Outdoor Power programs as well.

Student Spotlight: Andrew Miller

Jan 19, 2015 | Agribusiness Agronomy Technician, Crop Application Specialist and Precision Agriculture Technician

Agribusiness Agronomy Technician, Crop Application Specialist and Precision Agriculture Technician

Agricultural Career Day 2014

Sep 15, 2014 | Tuesday, October 21 | Appleton Campus

Free event for high school students  |  Explore agricultural careers

Agriculture, Horticulture Programs Raising the Bar

Aug 18, 2014 |

The new FVTC Service Motor Company Agriculture Center features some of the most highly sought-after and advanced technology available to students interested in horticulture, gardening and agribusiness careers.


Visit Alumni Tent at Farm Tech Days

Aug 11, 2014 |
Visit the Fox Valley Technical College Alumni Tent during this year’s Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, August 12-14, Stevens Point.  

FVTC’s Ag Program Named Top in State

Jul 9, 2014 |

Fox Valley Technical College’s Agriculture department received the Outstanding Post-Secondary Agriculture Program award at the Wisconsin Association of Agriculture Educators (WAAE) Professional Development Conference in Middleton.

FVTC Ag Students Win at National Conference

May 17, 2014 |

Students representing Fox Valley Technical College’s agriculture programs earned recognition for their skills, including a first-place finish, at the annual national Post-Secondary Agricultural conference in St. Cloud, Minnesota. 

Ag Students Demonstrate Skills at State

Mar 11, 2014 |
Fox Valley Technical College students once again showcased their skills during the annual Wisconsin Post-Secondary Agriculture Student Organization State Conference.

Honored to Host Midwest Dairy Challenge

Feb 5, 2014 |

The agriculture department at Fox Valley Technical College is honored to host this year’s Midwest Dairy Challenge, February 5-7.

Ag Dedication & Award to Mike Austin

Oct 2, 2013 |
FVTC’s expanded agriculture center, the now-called Service Motor Company Agriculture Center, was one of the results of the April 2012 passage of the college’s public referendum. As part of a recent dedication ceremony for the expanded facility, FVTC recognized the incredible contributions of Mike Austin, the "voice of agriculture" for more than 30 years in northeastern Wisconsin.

Student Spotlight: Justin Schwahn

Jul 22, 2013 | Agribusiness and Science Technology
Agribusiness and Science Technology

Focus on the Foundation

Nov 15, 2010 | Fall 2010
A new 10-year partnership with CASE IH and Service Motor Company will provide FVTC students with an impressive array of state-of-the-art equipment. 

Focus on Alumni

Mar 15, 2010 | Spring 2010
FVTC alumnus Paul Sturgis is helping bring farming into the 21st century.