Agriculture

Agriculture Technology

Grow your knowledge by studying agriculture. You’ll explore sustainable and organic methods, plant science, field management, equipment maintenance and animal care.

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What is Agriculture?

For decades, agriculture has been associated with production of essential food crops. At present, agriculture above and beyond farming includes forestry, dairy, fruit cultivation, poultry, bee keeping, mushroom, arbitrary, small animal care, hemp production, etc. Today, processing, marketing and distribution of crops and livestock products, education and so many more are all acknowledged as part of current agriculture.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$28,973
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low: $17k med: $29k high: $48k

What are my career choices?

Graduates will seek job opportunities on commercial farms and businesses related to the agriculture industry. Positions are largely in commercial farming, family farming, farm supply, implement companies, landscaping and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Agricultural Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
General Agricultural Studies $28,973
Sustainable Agriculture $28,973
Agricultural Technology $28,973
Agricultural Technology- Agricultural Technology Track $28,973
Agricultural Technology- Sustainable Agriculture Track $28,973

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Agriculture Technology

Diploma

  • Agriculture Technology
  • Agriculture Business
  • Agriculture Education
  • Agronomy

Certificate

  • Agriculture Technician
  • Agriculture Business
  • Agriculture Education
  • Agronomy

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Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

 

Program Contact

Chris Cummins
Agriculture
Program Coordinator
270.707.3894
ccummins0033@kctcs.edu