Instructor- Lori Dubois

PRECISION AGRICULTURAL SPECIALIST

Overview

The Precision Agriculture Specialist 2 year Program of Study prepares students for careers that bridge the gaps between agronomy, agriculture, machinery management, and data analytic sciences caused by the rapid evolution of high-speed sensor agricultural technology.  Employment opportunities are abundant in roles such as precision agriculture specialists, research scientists, crop specialists, who work with soil testing companies, crop consulting firms, and fertilizer and chemical companies.  

 

 

Learning Objectives: 

 

  • Operate precision machinery and equipment while observing all safety precautions in the AFNR settings

  • Differentiate among, select, and apply appropriate tools and technology emerging in the agriculture industry

  • Execute control, monitoring, geospatial and other technology data to improve agriculture efficiency

  • Examine principles and practices of weed science, entomology, and plant pathology applied to crop production systems. 

  • Apply quantitative reasoning and a variety of numeric data to solve problems in a variety of disciplines

  • Apply critical and creative thinking skills to solve problems

  • Identify the scope of agriculture career opportunities and the importance of agriculture to the economy

 

Additional Supplies:

 

Gloves

Safety Glasses

           

Credits & Certifications:​

Vincennes Dual Credits Available

Early College Program

Unmanned Part 107 Drone Certification

 

Applicator License 

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