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Associate Degree

Agronomy Management

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Agronomy Management Overview

Precise control, measurement, and application strategies through the use of technology is extremely important to be successful within the agriculture industry. CVTC’s program gives students real-life practice utilizing the latest technology used in agronomy.

This program provides a high level of training in agronomy, precision farming, data management and agribusiness, as well as hands-on experience in a variety of different agriculture aspects, including plant science, agriculture equipment, precision farming tools, fertilizers, and chemicals. With the use of new farm equipment from our partnering equipment dealers, students will engage in hands-on learning using precision technology on over 150 acres of farm land that CVTC operates.

Upon completion of the two-year program, students will be prepared for a fast paced, high-tech, ever changing career. Students will also leave with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator Certification (License), and Seed Treatment Certification.

Throughout this two-year program you’ll learn about:

  • Precision Farming
  • Plant & Equipment Troubleshooting
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Financial Management
  • Data Management
  • Seed Treatment
  • Pesticide Application
  • Agribusiness Sales
  • Row Crop Management

Earn credit for prior learning! Do you have previous educational or work experience in the field? You could be eligible to receive credit for prior learning.

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Just the Facts

Agronomy Management
60 Credit Associate Degree

Program Length
Two Years

Delivery Method
Face-to-Face

Program Location
Eau Claire

Start Months
August

 

Financial Aid Eligible

 

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

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Term 1

$

2,805

Term 2

$

3,169

Term 3

$

487

Term 4

$

2,003

Term 5

$

1,985

Materials

$

836

Books

$

158

License, Certificate, or Credential

$

150

 Estimated Total: $11,593

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Career Opportunities

Agronomist

Commercial Applicator/Agronomy Sales

Farm Worker

Field Supervisor

GPS/NMP Specialist

Rural Organizer

Graduate Employers

Ag Source Laboratories

Clark County Land Conservation Department

Delmonte

Gilman Feed

Schaefer Grain Farms

Wisconsin Farmers Union

Program Outcomes

CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking several questions related to employment. Here are the program outcomes and job data.

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$38K
Yearly Salary

Our recent Agronomy Management graduates reported an average starting salary of $37,749.

 

100%
Employed

100% of our recent Agronomy Management graduates got a job in the industry.

 

708
Regional Jobs

There are 708 job openings in the CVTC district for the Agronomy Management industry.

Transfer

Credits to Other Institutions

Should you choose to continue your education after you leave CVTC, we have agreements in place with several institutions to ensure an easy transfer.

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in this program. Courses and the recommended sequence change from year to year; once you are enrolled in a program at CVTC you will be given a recommended course sequence that outlines what courses you should take and the order in which to take them.

You may search for available courses. If you are ever unsure of what courses to take, talk to your academic advisor. If you are looking for course information for previous years, check out our past catalogs.

Here are a few of the courses you can take in the Agronomy Management program.

Sample Courses

Agriculture Equipment
This course provides fundamentals of calibration and maintenance of planting, seeding, and harvesting, equipment, including emphasis on precision agricultural concepts. By the end of the course, participants will have the skills and knowledge to operate, maintain, and calibrate agriculture equipment components.

Plant Science
Provides fundamental knowledge of plant components and their functions. Topics include pollinating and propagating plants, germinating seeds, plant nutrients, and factors affecting photosynthesis, respiration, and transpiration. Participants will experience plant components and their functions through the completion of hands-on activities.

Precision Field Applications
This course is 40 hours of hands on time in the field using various farm equipment. Students in the Precision Field Applications 1 course will be responsible for planting the Crop Education Plot, CVTC farmland, and other farms as time allows. Students will be responsible for setting up equipment, proper operation of equipment and the chemical and seed recommendations for the farms.

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Colt, Agronomy Management Student

I’ve always known I wanted to be involved in agriculture. The only choice I had to make was what school. I chose CVTC because it’s close to home, has the Agronomy Management program I wanted, with small class sizes and lots of out-of-class activities.

Colt

Agronomy Management Student

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