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What is precision agriculture?

In the NEW Introduction to Precision Agriculture course, you will learn the latest technologies and techniques being used in agriculture today.

Female and male student study crops as a hands-on activity for a plant science course.

Students in plant science get hands-on experience in the field.

Topics and activities include:

Global positioning
Remote sensing
Soil sampling
Economic and agronomic benefits
Environmental benefits
Limitations of precision technologies and techniques
Hands-on experience with multiple precision tools used in production agriculture

Why should you enroll in Introduction to Precision Agriculture?

Precision Ag is being used more and more in local farming operations. The skills and knowledge you gain from this course can enhance your farming operation and even help you advance in your ag career.

The Introduction to Precision Ag course can be applied toward completion of an associates degree or certificate from North Central Missouri College, or you can take it as a standalone course.

Available degrees for students that plan to continue their education in Precision Ag or another related field include:
Agriculture Operations Technology Certificate, endorsed by MFA, Inc.
Agriculture and Natural Resources (Associate in Applied Science)
Associate in Arts (Transfer)
Associate in Science (STEM-major transfer)

Class schedule: Every Wednesday from 3:00pm to 5:50pm, January 13, 2021 to May 6, 2021.

Location: NCMC Barton Farm Campus, Lager Building 118; Trenton, MO

FINANCIAL AID is available to those who qualify.

Ready to register?

Call Rustin Jumps at (660) 357-6336 or
Call or text Kristie Cross at (660) 460-1983

Deadline to register for Introduction to Precision Ag is Monday, January 11, 2021. Seats are limited — call or text today!

You do not have to be a current NCMC or a full-time student to take Intro to Precision Ag. If you do not need the college credit, you can enroll in the class as a non-credit earning participant. Financial aid is only available to students who enroll in the class as a degree-seeking student. Contact Rustin for more information.

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