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Agricultural Technology

About the Program

Henderson Community College's Agricultural Technology program not only gives you the personal attention you want, but it also works with current and breaking agricultural technology to take your education to the next level.

In the Agricultural Technology program you’ll study a wide variety of topics including:

  • Precision, sustainable, environmental and organic agriculture
  • Plant science, including soils and fertilizers
  • Proper field management
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Animal care

How Long Will I Be in School?

You can earn an associate of applied science degree in two years if you attend school full-time.

Want a more detailed look at the program? These documents can help:

  • Ag Tech Degree 2013-14--Current Curriculum (PDF  XLS)
  • Ag Tech (Sustainable Ag Track) Degree 2013-14--Current Curriculum (PDF XLS
  • Ag Tech Diploma 2013-14--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)
  • Ag Tech Certificate 2013-14--Current Curriculum  (PDF  XLS)

Where are the jobs?

The field of agriculture covers a broad range of interests so a degree in agriculture technology provides several career opportunities. Some of these careers are:

  • Agricultural insurance
  • Agricultural research
  • Agricultural supply/repair
  • Soil Scientist
  • Farm Credit Agency Representative
  • Farmer
  • Animal Breeder
  • Animal Supply/Health Representative
  • Certified Veterinary Technician

Program Options:

Admissions:

General college admission requirements

Transfer available to:

Land Lab Results:

The HCC Land Lab is partnered with Beck's to provide hands-on experience for HCC agriculture students. It also serves to provide yield data results from the crops grown.

2014 Land Lab Results

Farm Related Organizations:

Henderson Community College offers a local collegiate chapter of the Kentucky Young Farmer Association. Contact Laura Winstead for more information.

Contact:

woman in green shirt gesturing with hands  Laura Winstead
Program Coordinator
Arts & Sciences Building, Room 214
270-831-9720