Agriculture and Natural Resources

AGNR


AAS AGNR Program

  • The AAS in Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the areas of agribusiness or management of natural resources. The program focuses on general planning, economics and the use of facilities, natural resources, equipment, labor and capital to produce plant and animal products. Instruction is provided at the main NCMC campus, the Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm Campus, and internship experience sites.

Crop Production Certificate

  • The Crop Production Certificate program focuses on general planning, economics and the use of natural resources, equipment, labor and capital to produce agriculture crops. Instruction is provided at the main NCMC campus and the Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm Campus. All courses in this certificate program apply toward an AAS in Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Equine Management Certificate

  • The Equine Management Certificate program focuses on the scientific principles and practices related to the production, training and management of horses. Instruction is provided at the main NCMC campus and the Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm Campus. All courses in this certificate program apply toward an AAS in Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm Campus

  • The Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm Campus was established in 2011. It serves as an applied learning environment that demonstrates agriculture production practices and the conservation of agricultural and natural resources.

Ag Club & PAS

  • The National PAS Organization was founded in 1980 in Kansas City. Its mission is to provide opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation. North Central Missouri College is a charter member of both the Missouri and National PAS organizations.

Opportunities after NCMC:

Agribusiness

  • Agronomy Sales, Feed Mills – Sales/Management, Swine Management, Grain Elevator Management

Ag Science

  • Crop Production, Livestock Production, Crop Scout, Livestock Procurement, Research Technicians, Swine Farrowing Manager, Equipment Repairman/Mechanics

Natural Resources

  • Soil Technician, Water Quality Technician, Wildlife Animal Caretaker, Fish Hatchery Worker

Department Contact Information


Rustin Jumps

Rustin Jumps

Agriculture & Natural Resources Instructor
rjumps@mail.ncmissouri.edu
(660) 359-3948 ext. 1336

Jack Green

Jack Green

Agriculture & Natural Resources Instructor
(660) 359-3948 ext. 1314