Precision Agriculture Technician Concentration (ASCT)
Associate of Science Career/Tech
About This Degree
Estimated Program Length
A Two-Year Program Leading to the A.S. Degree
Precision Agriculture is the integration of technology into the many facets of agriculture. It will provide the skills needed to analyze and incorporate soil sampling, controllers, sensors, and information management data to optimize returns while preserving resources. This degree is an introduction to the latest technologies of satellite imagery, information technology, and geospatial tools. Presentations will cover GPS, guidance systems, electricity, hydraulics, preventive maintenance, crop production, pest management, sales and nutrient management. Precision Agriculture is designed for students pursuing careers with agriculture, and companies working with the management and analysis of agricultural data.