Printed on 1/21/2021
Precision Agriculture Technician
Technical Diploma (TD)
Part Time and Full Time
Financial Aid Eligible
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*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
Learn how Global Positioning Systems (GPS) work and how they are used in farming with this diploma program. You will gain knowledge and skills in basic crop production, electronically controlled systems and customer service. In addition, you’ll learn how to install, maintain and operate precision agriculture tools. Courses also cover skills for work in the parts and service department of an agriculture equipment dealership. You will be prepared for work in the high-tech, fast-paced precision agriculture field.
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Custom Crop Applicator
Precision Ag Specialist
Credit Transfer Options
They're your credits. Take them with you!
Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Describe how Global Positioning Systems work in precision agriculture.
- Operate geographic information system (GIS) software and analyze geo-spatial data for precision agriculture.
- Install, maintain, and operate precision agriculture tools.
- Demonstrate communication skills needed for interacting with customers and coworkers in a professional manner.
- Describe basic crop production.
- Demonstrate how to adjust and repair a corn planter.
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