Agricultural Technology at Iowa Central
Agricultural Technology
Career Options / Agricultural Technology

Agricultural Technology Program

In the dynamic realm of today's agriculture, this program is designed to prepare students for the production, retail, and service aspects of the agriculture industry. Students will gain employable skills through such courses as animal science, crop production, farm business management, and field studies. In addition, students will receive practical experience in some of the largest agricultural businesses in the Midwest. The college farm also provides the resources for students to apply many farm management skills. Upon the completion of this Associate of Applied Sciences program, students may seek full-time employment in agriculture or may choose to continue their education.

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Scholarship Opportunities


In addition to General, Foundation, and External Scholarship opportunities there are many other scholarships available for Agricultural Technology program students.

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Licensure Disclosure


We do offer training in our IPM class that leads to and allows the students to test for their, Commercial Applicator Certification as well as Private Pesticide Applicator Certification. This certification is only good in Iowa. Each state has their own requirements.

Potential Careers


  • Agricultural Education Teacher
  • Agricultural Sales Representative
  • Agronomist/Crop Consultant
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Animal Scientist
  • Animal Caretaker
  • Crop Producer
  • Cooperative Extension Agent
  • Livestock Producer
  • Precision Ag Specialist
  • Custom Spray Operator
  • Farm Manager
  • Farm Appraiser
  • Ag Lender/Loan Officer
  • Soil Scientist/Soil Conservationist 
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Agronomy sales
  • Crop Scouting Advisor
  • Soil Sampler
  • Elevator Operations

Contact Us


Advisors

Instructors

Mike Robertson
Program Coordinator and Instructor
515-574-1943
robertson@iowacentral.edu

I love the late nights in the library studying with friends, sometimes laughing more than studying.

Ruth Chalstrom
Human Services
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