Agriculture Technology is a field with growing opportunities. Today’s technology is fueling changes in this staple of the American landscape, including precision agriculture and related agribusinesses. At the same time, old-fashioned farming is a budding industry as more people shop for their food at farmers’ markets. Whether you’re interested in high-tech or low-tech farming, OCTC’s Agriculture Technology Program could be for you. The program provides graduates with a strong foundation that includes courses in farming theory, methods, animal science and more. You’ll find excellent instruction as well as plenty of hands-on activities.
For course sequence, see the program card.
For graduation requirements, see the academic plan.
Graduates of the Agriculture Technology Program have many career options. In addition to traditional farming, job opportunities are growing in the high tech fields of precision agriculture and biotechnology. Agribusinesses include seed, fertilizer and equipment companies. The Owensboro region is one of the largest agricultural areas in Kentucky, and it is ripe with opportunities for fulfilling careers. See where our graduates Go2Work at www.owensboro.kctcs.edu/gradsGo2Work .
This program has no special admission requirements.
You can earn an associate of applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
Agriculture Program Coordinator
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.
The Agriculture Technology program is designed to prepare you for entry into the field of agriculture and related occupations. The curriculum will teach you the basics in theory, principles and techniques employed by the ag industry. You will be prepared to seek employment on commercial farms and business related to the agriculture industry. You can earn an associate in Applied Science in Agriculture Technology or a certificate option is available as an Agriculture Technician. Use the contact info on this web page to learn more!