Agriculture Business: Precision Agriculture

Agriculture and Animal Sciences

Enhance your skills and knowledge to turn a passion for crop production into an in-demand career. By developing your skills in grid sampling soils, drones and GIS systems, you learn strategies that maximize crop yields, improve agricultural operation efficiency and grow the farm's profit margin.

Award: Certificate
Credits: 21
Locations: Calmar
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Paying for the Program

$4,389*

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $4,893*

There are many options available for tuition savings. Contact the Admissions or Financial Aid office for more information.

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$71,678

Estimated annual salary for Agriculture Business: Precision Agriculture graduates represents median annual wage from EMSI's Analyst, Career Coach and Institutional Research data.

Potential Careers

  • Farmer/Rancher
  • Agronomist
  • Conservation Scientist
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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years. 
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Related Student Organizations

  • Post Secondary Agriculture Students
  • Dairy Science Club
  • Beef Science Club
  • AgriScience Club
Bruce Bearinger

Bruce Bearinger
Dean of Agriculture, Animal Science and Transportation

  • Email: bearingerb@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 8128
  • Location: Dairy Center