Using technology and information to optimize a farming operation and being servants of the environment is called precision agriculture. David Will, the Dean of the School of Technology at Ivy Tech, says using that technology can limit the inputs of chemicals and seed to optimize the yield. Three pathways for students at the college include degrees in basic Precision Ag for general equipment repair, Precision Ag technician to troubleshoot and maintain more modern ag computerized and digital equipment and a Precision Ag Specialist.
Ivy Tech Community College ivytech.edu/agriculture
Learn more about Ivy Tech Agriculture and Precision Agriculture Equipment Technology degree programs at the websites below. Click “Terre Haute” under “Locations.”
Prospective students can sign up to tour Ivy Tech agriculture spaces and learn about educational options. Sign up at: ivytech.edu/visitus