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precision agriculture


Other/Related Variations

·       Precision Agriculture Technology

·       Agricultural Technology



Degree Type/Duration

·       Certificate (1-2 years)

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (rare – 4 years)




Precision agriculture degree programs can be found as certificates, 2-year degrees, or minors. Since precision agriculture is being use increasingly among farmers, equipment dealers, and agricultural technology companies, an education in precision agriculture prepares an agricultural student to install, operate, and repair precision agriculture equipment and systems. Gain complimentary knowledge for a farming career or obtain a position in precision farming. Work with remote sensing, GIS, and drone equipment to accomplish crop farming tasks.


Coursework may cover the following areas: Precision Farming Systems, Data Management, Precision Farming Hardware, GIS, Field Mapping, Crop Science, Agronomy, Agricultural Machinery and Power, Remote Sensing, Aerial Systems, Soil Science



Potential Career Paths


·       Row Crop Producer/Farmer

·       Precision Agriculture Specialist



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations


·       Certifications available

·       Commercial Driver’s License

·       Forklift Certificate

·       Internship or Apprenticeship

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