Digital Agronomy

About

The Digital Agronomy Program will provide students with a foundation in both conventional and regenerative agricultural practices, with a focus on 21st century technology.  Students will be exposed to GIS mapping, precision agriculture, the internet of things, and the latest in crop management and irrigation practices.  The three-trimester program is heavily focused on work-based learning opportunities, and completion of each trimester will result in an industry-recognized certificate.  Students who complete at least two trimesters will be able to apply for their FAA Drone Pilot’s License.  Students completing the entire program will receive their Digital Agronomy Assistant Diploma, and be qualified for a variety of positions in agriculture, landscape and nursery management, irrigation, as well as fields requiring drone pilot skills.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,066.48

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Digital Agronomy Helper432Certificate
Digital Agronomy Junior Assistant864Certificate
FAA Drone Pilot License864Certificate
Digital Agronomy Assistant1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Whiteville Extension Campus
1685 Highway 64
PO Box 489
Whiteville, TN 38075

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic Orientation and Safety Technology Foundations Environmental Sustainability & Ethics Plant Science and Crop Production GIS Mapping Agronomic Data Collection and Management Soil Science
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic Data Integrity and Communication Geospatial Information Pest and Weed Identification Regenerative Ag Customer Service and Satisfaction Principles of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Communication Fundamentals
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic Crop Marketing Intro to Precision Ag Crop Quality and Storage Irrigation and Water Management Theory of Consumer Behavior Principles of Farm Management

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