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Precision Agriculture

LEARN AND GROW WHERE TECHNOLOGY MEETS AGRICULTURE.


Enjoy solving problems using the latest technologies?
A Career in Precision Agriculture just might be for you.
 
We're the ONLY college in Illinois to offer an Associate in Applied Science Precision Agriculture degree!
  • Innovative, state-of-the-art equipment and software used in the industry
  • Experience technology through hands-on training
  • In-district tuition for Illinois residents
  • Prepare for a career in soil testing, crop consulting, natural resources, sales, equipment installation/maintenance, and more
degrees & certificates
Precision Ag Technology (A.A.S.)
Concentration areas: Precision Agronomy & Precision Ag Systems

careers
  • precision agriculture specialist
  • precision agronomist
  • precision agriculture sales
  • equipment specialist
  • natural resources technician
  • custom applicator
clubs & organizations
At Parkland, students can participate and/or compete in precision agriculture:
  • Phi Alpha Chi (Agriculture Club)
  • Postsecondary Agriculture Student (PAS) organization
  • NACTA Judging Conference
  • InfoAg Conference
industry partnerships
Parkland College enjoys partnerships with local and national industries, who provide paid internship opportunities, hire our skilled degree graduates, and improve the workforce.
 
facilities
Enjoy working with the latest technologies: 
  • iPads with precision agriculture apps
  • Remote sensing and UAV’s
  • Integrated systems such as autosteer and variable rate applications
  • Yield mapping
  • Computer lab with precision agriculture software used in the industry
Call 217/351-2481 or email AgEST@parkland.edu for information.
 
 

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